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Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) Outcome Assessments

This is an effective outcome assessment tool for four-year manufacturing and engineering technology programs. Use this assessment to ensure successful knowledge transfer and to provide your students with an entry-level career credential upon passing the exam.

Exam Topics

This open-book/open-notes outcome assessment allows three hours to complete and consists of 130 multiple-choice questions. The exam may be taken in either paper/pencil or online formats. Through an examination analysis report (PDF), you can view how the group performed in each topic area of the exam identifying the strengths and weaknesses of both your curriculum and students.

  • Mathematics, Applied and Engineering Science, and Materials
  • Product/Process Design and Development
  • Manufacturing Process Applications and Operation
  • Production System and Equipment Design and Development
  • Automated Systems and Control
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Personal Effectiveness

Prepare for the Exam

Students can start their preparation early by reviewing the Body of Knowledge (PDF), competency model (PDF), and recommended reading materials. Students can apply online to take the exam by selecting the student rate from the drop down menu. Your students can save nearly 50% on the exam fee by becoming a student member for an annual fee of $20.

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Licensing is available to educators for an online review program comprised of 62 online classes mapped to the Body of Knowledge.

Features include:

  • Vocabulary and definitions
  • Downloadable PDF of each lesson
  • Pre- and post-course tests
  • Interactive exercises
  • 24/7 online access

There is also an online self-assessment to help students evaluate their manufacturing knowledge and prepare for the exam. This self-assessment contains approximately 195 questions and determines the student’s strengths and weaknesses by knowledge area. Test results provide a score report based on performance and correlate to the Body of Knowledge (PDF).

Call us today at 800.733.4763 or complete an online inquiry to get started. We will work with you and provide recommendations to complement your program.