SkillsUSA Conference Recap
Last week, the 52nd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) was held in Louisville, Ky., a showcase of career and technical education students.
NIMS Announces Industry Standard for the 21st Century CAM Manufacturing Workforce
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) released the first-ever industry Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) standards.
New Interactive Video-Based Online Solar Training for Fire Fighters
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and IREC partnered to create an online training course that is far beyond the PowerPoint click-and-view model.
Moving Across All Fronts: A Skills Gap Update
“We need to make sure individuals get and keep current the skills to succeed in today’s workforce, so that they can continue to move along their career pathways to bigger and better jobs.” – John Engler
NIMS Adopts Common Employability Skills (CES) Across Credentialing Programs
The NIMS Board of Directors recently passed a resolution to fully adopt and promote the National Network of Business and Industry Association’s Common Employability Skills (CES) framework. The resolution establishes the CES as the foundational skills framework for all NIMS career pathways, credentials and training programs.