If you’re active-duty military or reserve, you have the edge in training for a rewarding, full-time career in the private sector.
Sign up for Operation Next, a DoD-sponsored advanced manufacturing training program that prepares you for tomorrow while you’re serving today – FREE of charge, without using your GI Bill.
Train locally for good-paying jobs available right now!
These companies are among those that have hired Operation Next graduates.
ALABAMA PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Not available in Alabama, but available at other locations. See map below.
Operation Next is a self-paced program that blends virtual learning with hands-on experience. It can be completed within 6 months or less prior to leaving service.
Credentials: National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA)
Hybrid Curriculum: CNC is a 17-week program, with the first seven weeks delivered online. ITM is an 8-week program. The welding programs are 6 and 12 weeks.
Tuition: Tuition and fees for this program are paid for through a Department of Defense grant.
You learn while you serve
at your own pace
Get credit for what you
You’ll get practical, useful real-world instruction from technical experts and nationally recognized credentials.
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