Advanced Manufacturing Machine Operator Registered Apprenticeship Program (AMMORAP)

Developed by the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), AMMORAP simplifies Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programming for manufacturing employers. Designed for new and existing machine operators, AMMORAP provides one year of comprehensive training, combining Related Technical Instruction (RTI) and On-the-Job Training (OJT). Upon program completion, apprentices earn the sought-after RA Journeyman Credential and MSI certifications, marking them as competent and experienced machine operators.

Why Registered Apprenticeship?

Registered Apprenticeship is a smart way for manufacturers to train and prepare their future workforce while providing new and existing employees the chance to learn, earn a better salary over time, attend classes, and earn a valuable, nationally recognized credential. MSI’s apprenticeships are backed and checked by the U.S. Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Agency.

Why Choose MSI’s AMMORAP?

  • Elevate your workforce with AMMORAP and keep your workforce competitive in the manufacturing industry.
  • AMMORAP integrates MSI’s nationally recognized Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification.
  • OSHA-10 certification, and tailor-made machine operator and process safety training.
  • AMMORAP fulfills the 144-hour RTI for the one-year Registered Apprenticeship. OJT portion is completed during your apprentices full time employment.
  • The program will help when recruiting new hires into machine operator positions, ensuring they receive top-quality training and certification.

Benefits for your organization

  • Skilled Workforce: Recruit and develop a diverse, highly skilled workforce.
  • Improved Productivity: Enhance productivity, leading to increased profitability.
  • Reduced Turnover: Minimize costs associated with turnover and liability.
  • Flexible Training Options: Offer training tailored to specific skill needs.
  • Access to Incentives Funding: Benefit from available apprenticeship incentives to offset expenses.

AMMORAP Training Content

Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) Certification
Elevate your manufacturing team’s skills in Math, Measurement, Spatial Reasoning, Manufacturing Technology, Quality, and Business Acumen. This certification enhances their core competencies for modern manufacturing, boosting efficiency and productivity. Learn more about the MT1 Certification

Process Safety Management (PSM)
Gain insights into process safety through online modules covering the Process Safety Model, operational discipline, and incident prevention using case studies. Understand Process Safety Information (PSI), Quality Assurance (QA), and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) roles within process safety. Learn more about the PSM Certification

OSHA 10 Workplace Safety Certification
Learn hazard identification and safety skills to meet your employer’s safety requirements. Learn more about the OSHA 10 Certification

Basic Machine Technology 
Equip students to identify and use various tools and machines like milling machines, drill presses, band saws, and grinders. Ideal for apprentices, it covers general safety, measuring tools, and fosters a deep understanding of machine shop practices, enhancing skills and safety awareness.

Secure a scholarship for the AMMORAP and start training your team at no cost!

Examples of job titles that AMMORAP is design for:

Machine Operator

Production Operator

Production Technician


Chemical Equipment Operator

Chemical Operator


CNC Technician

Manufacturing Technician

Production Manufacturing Specialist

Are you an employer interested in starting a program? Learn how MSI can help you set up apprenticeship programs for employers. You can also take advantage of our scholarships and incentive dollars to launch new programs.

For more information and to get started, contact msi today!

Wes Smith
Director, Workforce Solutions
Phone: 804-655-2353

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