​All the tools you need to train a manufacturing workforce

We combine online skills training, instructor training plans, and certification testing into one comprehensive skills training system.

Everything you need to deliver skills training

Skills courses

Our skills course library has over 700 competency-based, courses in 38 competency areas.



Each skills course has a post-course assessment to ensure mastery is achieved.


study guides

We provide study guides for each skills course to ensure student success.

Instructor Training Plans

Instructor training plans are provided so you can perform on-site, hands-on training.


Certification Testing

We have 12 career programs aligned with industry-recognized certifications.

Short-term skills training that increases access and ensures mastery

Fill  more jobs with competent people in less time.


Short-term skills training

Quickly upskill learners to fill open job positions in days, not weeks or months.


Increase access to skills training

Our courses are there when you need them, and when the learner has time to learn.

Competency-based learning

Competency-based learning means that mastery of skill is the measure of success.

Learner engagement

Our ten year record of 90%+ completions and placements is proof that we engage our learners.

Teach essential technical skills, soft skills, and employability skills

Technical skills

Our library has over 550 skills courses that teach 25 technical competencies including:

  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Automation
  • Blueprint reading
  • CNC
  • Composite manufacturing
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Lean manufacturing
  • PLC
  • Measurement tools
  • Quality
  • Robotics
  • Safety
  • Six Sigma
  • Tool making


Soft skills

Give learners the skills they need to be high-performing, collaborative teams members including:

  • Interpersonal communications
  • Conflict resolution
  • Listening skills
  • Workplace communications
  • Technical writing
  • Customer service
  • Group dynamics
  • Team building
  • Time management

Employability skills

Deliver essential job-ready skills that learners need to be successful including:

  • Career building
  • Networking
  • Resume writing
  • Interviewing
  • Study skills
  • Math
  • Fractions & decimals
  • Geometry
  • Managing money
  • Microsoft office
  • Personal branding
  • Stress Management
  • Workplace skills


Great Content

180 Skills courses are rich with realistic illustrations, animations, and simulations to make sure every student enjoys learning and, more importantly, completes and attains mastery.

Employer and academic-authored

All of our skills courses are created with industry and academic input. We make sure that our content is aligned with real jobs and academic standards.


“180 Skills was far superior to any other program we had used in the past. The training system differentiated itself with its multiple learning methodologies, the requirement of achieving course mastery before moving to the next level, while providing a modern and aesthetically pleasing learning experience.”

Joe O’Brien

Director of Human Resources, Oberg Industries

“I think that pretty much every section is useful to almost everyone, I found some of the sections a nice refresher of things I knew but either was not utilizing or have forgotten. I also learned a few things I did not know.”

Frank Falcone

Custom Rubber Corp

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The 180 Skills course library contains 700+ skills courses in 38 competency areas.


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10 North Senate Avenue, Suite SE 308 Indianapolis, IN 46204

It’s time to solve your manufacturing workforce talent problem once and for all.