Saturday, September 1, 2007

Tooling U Partners with NCATC to Offer Industrial Training

Cleveland, OH – Tooling U has partnered with The National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC) to provide a new blended learning solution to NCATC members. This new partnership will combine Tooling U's extensive list of online training classes with the hands-on training resources of NCATC members to offer manufacturing companies a solution for improving the skills of their workforce.

As part of this new initiative, Tooling U will offer NCATC members special pricing for online training assessments, along with discounted 6-month and 12-month subscriptions providing access to the entire Tooling U online class catalog. Tooling U will also provide train-the-trainer sessions at the Summer & Fall conferences.

With this new partnership, NCATC schools can incorporate online training classes into their existing curriculum, as well as bring this new blended training solution directly to the companies. According to Craig McAtee, Executive Director of NCATC, "By working together, NCATC and Tooling U can offer a compelling blended learning solution that brings together online training and essential hands-on training. Both are crucial for offering efficient and effective training for today's manufacturing workforce."

Tooling University provides a wide range of online training classes for people in the manufacturing industry. These classes are delivered through a powerful Learning Management System (LMS) that allows educational institutions and companies to assess training needs and track performance. Tooling University offers training packages for CNC operators, mill/lathe operators, press operators, assemblers, and maintenance professionals, as well as custom-created training material for Fortune 500 manufacturers.

For more information about Tooling U and the job-specific training programs, visit or contact a Tooling U sales representative at 1-866-706-8665.

For more information about NCATC, visit