Attract, Retain, and Develop a Skilled Workforce


Attracting, retaining and developing your precision machining workforce is among the most critical challenges manufacturers are currently facing.

In partnership with industry experts, NTMA developed NTMA-U, a fully online educational program that can help deliver an empowered workforce, providing you benefits that will positively impact your bottom line. NTMA-U provides both the related instruction for a machinist apprenticeship and specific incumbent worker training.

NTMA-U key features include:

  • Available anytime, anywhere with Internet access
  • Narrated courses with practice problems and assessments
  • Content covers NIMS competencies, paired with resources
  • College credit-earning potential with articulation agreements
  • Federal Bureau of Apprenticeship Training approved

All NTMA members enjoy:

  • FREE Access to all NTMA-U core courses (Value: $199 per course)
  • FREE Mechanical Aptitude Test for all your candidates (Value: $40 per test).
  • FREE Shop Safety Course for all your employees (Value: $149 per employee).

Not a member? Click here to Join today!

Course Information

Member Pricing

  • FREE courses for members
  • Shop Safety (FREE for members)
  • Mechanical Aptitude Test (FREE for members)

We do offer free online 30 minute demos! Contact Jenny Stupica, NTMA Director of Workforce Development at (216) 264-2828 or email

Not a member? Join San Francisco Bay Area NTMA to receive member pricing by clicking here or by contacting Rich Basalla, Membership Support Specialist, at (216) 264-2855 or email

Interested in enrolling your employees?

Click below to register your employee.

SFBA NTMA has purchased a portal to provide our local members with FREE access to this training (does not include books). For more information, call Kaity Van Amersfort at 626-510-4085.