Training & Education

Since 1925 the Technology and Manufacturing Association has served as a valued source of employee learning and development for member companies. 

We offer dynamic online and on-site training and education programs that match your needs and budget. Our strong partnership with IMEC offers access to implementation-training and technical assistance. TMA can also help you plan a custom training solution for your company. 

Related Theory
Design School
Hands-On Training
Technical Training and Seminars
TMA Leadership Institute

Manufacturing Processes & Materials
Manufacturing Fundamentals
Lean Manufacturing
Engineering & Automation
MSSC Certification Courses
NIMS CNC Operation Training
Tooling U Occupational Packages
New Hire Training


                                                                    Click the course catalog above to view, download, or print course offerings.

Classes are held at various times throughout the year.  To see a list of upcoming classes or to register for a course,  click here
Approvals & Accreditations
Technology & Manufacturing Assocation is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Technology & Manufacturing Association is not accredited by a US Department of Education (US DOE) recognized accrediting body. NIMS is not recognized by the US DOE. 

If you have any questions contact the Training and Education Department at 847-825-1120 or