Industry-Recognized Certifications

For manufacturing, logistics, & other careers…

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… that require comprehensive employability skills

For more than a decade, 180 Skills has been working with our industry, academic, and workforce partners to develop relevant, career-aligned, certification programs that help learners start and advance in their careers.

Created with competencies from our skills course library, our certification programs teach the essential skills and knowledge needed by industrial employers.

Certification Programs are the most comprehensive programs of study we offer.

They are used in pre-hire, academic, and workforce programs that benefit from alignment with nationally recognized certification standards.

Third-party validation

Our third-party certification exams are delivered by our trusted partner SpaceTec, a National Science Foundation assessment & testing center. SpaceTec is the nation’s leader in developing and administering third party credentialing processes that validate the nation’s technical workforce.

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Truly “industry-recognized”

All of our certification programs were curated with our network of global industry, academic, and workforce partners.

Certifications for all skill levels

From entry-level to advanced, we have certification programs for learners at every skill level.

All the skills the learner needs

We teach technical, employability, and career building skills in each of our certification programs.

WIOA-aligned for workforce partners

Our certification programs are DOL/WIOA-approved by workforce boards across the nation.

Online, hybrid, or apprenticeship options

You can deliver our certification programs completely online, or in a hybrid or apprenticeship model.

Short-term success for your leaners

180 Skills certification programs can be completed in three month or less.

Online or in-person certification exams

Certification exams can be delivered globally in a proctored online or in-person format.

Certifications that are stackable

Our competency-based learning makes it easy for learners to achieve multiple certifications.

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180 Skills Certification Programs

Manufacturing and Logistics Certification Programs

Advanced Manufacturing Production Technician

93 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 1.5 months

Apprentice Tool Maker

150 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.0 months

CNC Lathe Production Technician

122 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.5 months

CNC Machining Center Production Technician

122 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.5 months

Composites Manufacturing & Repair Technician

112 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.5 months

Drafting & CAD Technician

98 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.0 months

Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician

129 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.5 months

Quality Assurance Technician

131 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.5 months

Safety Technician

110 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 2.0 months

Employability Certification Program

Employability Skills

97 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 1.5 months

Aerospace Certification Programs

Aerospace Electrical Assembly Technician

161 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.5 months

Aerospace Quality Technician

186 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.5 months

Aerospace Structures Technician

171 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.5 months

Advanced Certification Programs

Nondestructive Examination – Aerospace

144 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.5 months

Nondestructive Examination – Commercial

126 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 3.0 months

Six Sigma Greenbelt

22 Skills Courses
Time to complete – 1.0 months

Certification Employers Understand

Every certification holder gets a serialized, traceable, printed certification document.

The certification document includes a full transcript of the competencies and skills the learner has mastered and a summary of the program. This ensures the learner can present their accomplishments in a language every employer will understand.

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Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Office for Career and Technical Schools
10 North Senate Avenue, Suite SE 308
Indianapolis, IN 46204
OCTS@dwd.in.gov
www.in.gov/dwd/2731.htm

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

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