Stratasys announced a new certification program for Stratasys FDM 3D printer operators and engineers, the first in a series of certification programs for Stratasys 3D printer users. The program is designed to provide Stratasys customers with a comprehensive education that supports their adoption of 3D printing through the entire FDM printing process. Customers completing the courses will receive official Stratasys Academy certificates certifying their skills and level of mastery in a leading technology of the 3D printing industry.
“The Stratasys FDM Certification Program provides our additive manufacturing engineers with educational content that allows them to expand what is possible with additive manufacturing inside GM,” said Kyle Sinko, AM lead for General Motors. “By becoming certified in FDM technology we have gained a competitive advantage that will provide us with significant ROI in the coming years and know-how within our organization.”
Stratasys will continue to introduce certification programs across the company’s 3D printing technologies, including PolyJet, P3, SAF and stereolithography. The certification programs will enable Stratasys customers to gain expertise in the 3D printing process from software-based design to printer operations to post-processing parts.
“With this new certification program, Stratasys Academy is helping our customers successfully adopt Stratasys technology, shorten time to value, and maximize the utilization of their 3D printers,” said Jeff Mandl, Head of Knowledge Management for Stratasys. “Leading companies growing their additive manufacturing footprint need the confidence that their employees bring a proven level of knowledge in industrial 3D printing. Our certification program goes beyond a single remote class. We’re providing a blend of self-paced, remote and in-classroom learning opportunities that bring users up to a proven, certified level of skill.”
The Stratasys FDM Certification Program is now available to Stratasys 3D printer customers. You can learn more about the Stratasys Certification Programs online.
Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.