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Sheet Metal Workers

Certification Description
PSMO Certification is the metal fabricating industry's first comprehensive exam designed to assess a candidate's knowledge of fundamental precision sheet metal fabrication processes in shearing, sawing, press brake, turret punch press, laser cutting, and mechanical finishing. PSMO certification gives employers a tool to make better decisions in hiring new employees, training current workers, and promoting and retaining experienced team members. For operators who validate their accomplishments with certification, it can be a means to advance their career, obtain a promotion or raise, and help distinguish them as a skilled professional in their field.

Certifying Organization
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International

Certification Details
● Education and Training Required? No
● Work Experience Required? Yes
● Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes
● Renewal Required? Every 3 Years
● Renew through Continuing Educational Units (CEU)? No
● Renew through Re-Examination? Yes
● Renew through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? No
● Does applicant have a choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

Precision Sheet Metal Operator Certification Website

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).