Certified Manufacturing Associate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered


Instructional Program (CIP)

Workforce Development and Training. 320111


Students will take this course over a 90 day time frame as a self-paced, 27 unit, virtual course.  Each student will be expected to complete pre and post testing for each unit and pass a final exam prior to certification.  The intruction is provided by Tooling U, a nationally certified training institute. Admininistration including marketing, student monitoring, local one-on-one instrutor support and job placement is provided by Destination Occupation.  The certificate is provided by the Manufacturers Association of Maine a duly registered trade organization in the State of Maine. It is also certified nationally by the Society for Manufacturing Engineers, SME.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Destination Occupation

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Pre and Post tests and a proctored final exam are required.

Training Location(s)

27 Tremont Street, Portland, Maine (virtually)

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

Certified Manufacturing Associate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

When need is identified beyond personal financial capability or government workforce training opportunities, Destination Occupation may request scholarship dollars from the Manufacturers Association of Maine or the Maine Blue Collar Scholarship Fund.

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Manufacturers Association of Maine and SME

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$1,250.00 The course costs $1275 and includes all on-line content and one final exam.

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-9199.00Production Workers, All Other
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Manufacturers Associate

Provider Status



27 Tremont Street, Portland, Maine 04103

Phone Number

(207) 458-9458

Fax Number

(207) 377-3405

Web Address

Last Updated

May 03, 2021


Apr 14, 2021