Preparing military Personnel for the most in demand manufacturing jobs across america

150000
military personnel transitioning to a private sector each year
+ 1900000
manufacturing workers needed by 2028
2200000
potential open position

Operation next will help you to take next steps into a private sector

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SELF ASSESS
Take a self-assessment, earning credit for what you already know or can do
SELECT A MAJOR
Select a major that will prepare you for the most in-demand manufacturing jobs
COMPLETE A TRAINING
Complete a training at your own pace, combining online learning with hands-on training on real industry equipment
BECOME IN-DEMAND
Be prepared to earn nationally portable industry-recognized credentials
YOUR NEXT CAREER
Connect with hiring employers and start a civilian career in advanced manufacturing

Operation next will help you to take next steps into a private sector

self assess
Take a self-assessment, earning credit for what you already know or can do
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Select a major
Select a major that will prepare you for the most in-demand manufacturing jobs
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Complite a training
Complete a training at your own pace, combining online learning with hands-on training on real industry equipment
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Become in-demand
Be prepared to earn nationally portable industry-recognized credentials
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your next career
Connect with hiring employers and start a civilian career in advanced manufacturing
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READY FOR YOUR JOURNEY?

Operation Next will prepare you for some of the most in-demand jobs in advanced manufacturing.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES MAINTENANCE (ITM)

Industrial Maintenance Technicians install, repair, and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, a plant, or manufacturing settings. These technicians ensure all machines function properly through troubleshooting and preventative maintenance service. 

ROBOTICS TECHNICIAN

Robotics Technicians build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems. 

COMPUTERIZED NUMERICAL CONTROL (CMC) MACHINE OPERATOR

CNC Operators produced machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine.

WELDING

Welders join metals together or fill and repair holes in metal constructions through the use of intense hit and gas. Welders work on all types of industrial, manufacturing, and construction applications: some even work underwater to repair oil rig foundations, ship hulls, and other types of subaquatic structures.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Operation Next will prepare you for some of the most in-demand jobs in advanced manufacturing.