FANUC America Education & Industry Partners for Automation Training

The FANUC America Education program is developed with industry-recognized technology and demonstrates the collaboration between industry and education. As the education program continues to grow, our network grows with us. Become part of a growing industry and education network.

FANUC Education Partners

Education Partners

    NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions have earned full accreditation from the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC). This recent accomplishment ensures that a neutral third party has properly evaluated both organizations and held them up to international standards. ICAC accreditation signifies that NOCTI's career and technical education (CTE) assessments and certifications, as well as Nocti Business Solutions' technical skill assessments, follow the best international industry practices and standards outlined in ISO 17024.
  • American Association of Community Colleges
    AACC is the primary advocacy organization for America’s community colleges representing approximately 1,200 institutions.
  • National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers
    NCATC is a network of higher education resources that advocate and promote the use of technology applications that enhance economic and workforce development programs.
  • SME Education Foundation
    SMEEF prepares and supports the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists in their pursuit of advanced manufacturing careers.
  • The Manufacturing Institute
    The Manufacturing Institute is the authority on the attraction, qualification, and development of manufacturing talent and works to help close the skills gap.
  • National Association of Manufacturers
    NAM is the nation’s largest and most powerful industrial trade association that focuses on creating jobs for manufacturers of all sizes.
  • NIMS
    NIMS sets industry skills standards, certifies individual skills against the standards, accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements, and promotes innovative solutions, such as competency-based apprenticeship, to connect credentialed and work-ready individuals with employers.
  • Robotic Industries Association
    RIA drives innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion and the advancement of robotics.
  • Skills USA
    Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
  • For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology
    FIRST engages young people through STEM programs to become science and technology leaders, as well as well-rounded contributors to society.
  • VEX Robotics
    In VEX Competitions, students are asked to design and build a robot to compete against other teams from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge.
  • MSSC
    Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) ®, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling technicians. The nationwide MSSC System, based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the skills increasingly needed in the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century. 

Industry Partners

    ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training provides a universal model for learning process excellence continuously strengthened and refined. It measures all aspects of a continuing education and training (CE/T) provider's training program from procedure to process to result.
  • SME
    SME is a nonprofit organization that serves the manufacturing industry by promoting advanced manufacturing technology and developing a skilled workforce.
  • Rockwell Automation
    Primarily focused on industrial automation and information, Rockwell is also dedicated to closing the skill and knowledge gaps of today's workforce by way of Rockwell Automation Training Services.
  • Cisco
    Cisco is the world leader in IT that works to provide solutions with intelligent networks. Cisco offers various IT certification, training, and testing programs to meet the needs of industry. 
  • Lincoln
    Lincoln is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and have a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Lincoln offers comprehensive welding training for the next generation of welders.
  • APT Manufacturing Solutions
    APT is an equipment builder that is passionate about closing the training gap in industrial integration. Industry 4.0 revolves around connected systems, and APT is our trusted development partner for systems that teach integration and connectivity in industrial equipment.

    Since 2015, APT has also poured resources into a local state-of-the-art training center for high school students. The students learn principles of manufacturing over a two-year period and are then guided into apprenticeship programs to further their career.
  • Parker
    Parker is the global leader in core motion control technologies and works to provide solutions for engineering challenges.
  • ARM Institute
    Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) is the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation.  Structured as a public-private partnership, we accelerate the advancement of transformative robotic technologies and education to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness.