DRAFT – Manufacturing OER Portal

Manufacturing OER Portal

Training Materials by Manufacturing Sector

Workforce Training Materials by Occupation

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Career Resources

Manufacturing Career Videos

View career videos for a snapshot of career and labor market information of more than 900 careers.

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Career Video

Industrial Engineering Technicians Career Video

Machinists Career Video

More Manufacturing Career Videos at Career One Stop

Soft Skills and Work-Based Learning Resources

Soft Skills

Manufacturing firms recognize the importance of effective soft skills, or work-readiness skills. They know that ensuring employees are prepared from the moment they step into the job is critical for their organization’s success and long-term retention of new hires. Find materials in SkillsCommons that address workplace communication, interpersonal skills, timeliness, adaptability – and more.

Soft Skills/Foundational Skills Resourcesbrowse


Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning (WBL) methods, such as apprenticeships, are educational strategies that provide students and trainees with real-life workplace experiences. Find WBL materials in SkillsCommons that address both employer and trainee needs, leading to successful work-based learning experiences.

Work-Based Learning Resourcesbrowse


My Skills My Future

Looking to change to a new career? Enter your current or previous job in the search box below and get started.





Occupation Profiles

Thinking about a new Manufacturing occupation? Learn details about career activities, wages, employment outlook, and more.

Local Training Finder

Search for local training providers by occupation, program type, location and more with the Local Training Finder.

Interest Assessment Tool

Trying to figure out what will interest you or your students in different careers? Explore careers that match your interests with the Interest Assessment Tool.


Organizations & Institutions

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