Online Certificate

Apprentice Tool Maker

Gain the specialized skills needed to excel in the advanced manufacturing industry and become a skilled toolmaker. This course will prepare you for any role where crafting precision tools and optimizing manufacturing processes is needed and ensure excellence at each stage of development.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Advanced Manufacturing Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Apprentice Tool Maker Certificate

Course length

10 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours



*You can pay as little as $283 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

Master your meticulous manufacturing skills with your Apprentice Toolmaker Certificate. During the program, you’ll learn to analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, operate machinery, fit and assemble parts and master the art of creating aerospace tooling. Other course content includes basic math, machine safety, blueprints, precision, crane and rigging safety and assembly skills. Once certified, you’ll have access to top jobs in aerospace manufacturing.

Regional Data (Ohio)

The GDP of Ohio’s manufacturing industry reached $130 billion in 2022, a figure higher than the total GDP for many countries outside of the U.S. Now’s a great time to join a thriving industry!

Source: OhioMFG


Career Paths 


Aerospace Toolmaker


Tool and Die Maker


Precision Machinist


CNC Machinist


Aerospace Manufacturing Technician

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Do you have a keen interest in manufacturing and an innate drive to solve interesting problems?
  • Circle icon Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Circle icon Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a manufacturing environment?
  • Circle icon Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Circle icon Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team excite you?
  • Circle icon Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with your hands and with heavy machinery?