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Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate

Show that you have the knowledge to make a difference in manufacturing! There is a high interest in additive manufacturing technologies. Those who can validate their knowledge in the field will be highly regarded and valued. Earn the certification to:

  • Upgrade your knowledge and stay current with industry standards.
  • Gain a competitive edge within your company and in the marketplace.
  • Gain a sense of achievement and become part of an elite group of individuals.
  • Obtain a portable career credential that you can take with you from job to job.
  • Validate your experience within the additive manufacturing field.

Exam Topics

Exam questions come directly from the topics in the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate Body of Knowledge (PDF), including:

  • Sand casting
  • Computer-aided design
  • Investment casting
  • Direct tooling
  • Surface finishing
  • Master patterns
  • Sheet metal manufacturing
  • Paper pulp forming
  • And more


Further information is coming shortly! If you have questions email us, complete the online inquiry form, or call SME Customer Care at 800.733.4763 or 313.425.3000.

About SME and MSOE

SME, in cooperation with the Milwaukee School of Engineering has revised the Additive Manufacturing Body of Knowledge that will serve as the basis for the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate program.

SMESME connects all those who are passionate about making things that improve our world. As a nonprofit organization, SME has served practitioners, companies, educators, government, and communities across the manufacturing spectrum for more than 80 years. Through its strategic areas of events, media, membership, training and development, and the SME Education Foundation, SME is uniquely dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing by addressing both knowledge and skills needed for the industry.

MSOE LogoThe Milwaukee School of Engineering houses the Rapid Prototyping Center, a powerful ally that helps businesses achieve prototype more quickly — often in days what would have taken a month — and take products to market faster. This joint effort of industry, government and MSOE is dedicated to the application of proven technologies to novel challenges.