American Manufacturing Skills Initiative

Advance Manufacturing Industry Certification Training Centers AMskills & Skills Initiative Multi-discipline, Advanced Technical Training for Future Manufacturing Leaders.

The American Manufacturing Skills Initiative, known as AMskills, is an industry-led economic and workforce development initiative. AMskills delivers a high-tech, world class, four-year apprenticeship program to Tampa Bay students seeking advanced manufacturing careers.

The first of its kind in the United States, AMskills works with the German Embassy’s Skills Initiative to train the nation’s future manufacturing leaders — according to the business needs of quality product and precision engineering companies.

An industry-led $2.35 M State and County funded initiative, AMskills brings together American and German companies and training partners. The goal: to build a strong manufacturing future for our nation. Education and training centers are located in Hernando, Pasco and Pinellas counties, with training programs provided in conjunction with regional and international manufacturing partners.