NTMA Apprenticeship Aptitude Test
April 13, 2013
The Rock River Valley Tooling and Machining Association (RRVTMA) is
offering an apprenticeship aptitude test on April 13, 2013 at 8:00 AM. The
test will be conducted at the Rock Valley College Stenstrom Center for
Career Education (SCCE), 4151 Samuelson Road. The test fee is $30.00
due on the test date in cash or check payable to RRVTMA.
The apprenticeship aptitude test is designed and scored by the National
Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA). There are four areas of focus:
shop math, mechanical comprehension, personality, and aptitude survey.
The aptitude survey is a timed test and all others are untimed. The NTMA
will provide test results for each participant, and, with the participant’s
permission, the participant’s score will be provided to a sponsoring or
Preregistration is required and can be done by contacting:
The Rock River Valley Tooling and Machining Association (the local chapter of the National Tooling and Machining
Association) is a group of Tool and Die Shops, Contract Machine Shops, and Precision Custom Manufacturers in the
Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin area. Created in 1957 with eight members, the RRVTMA has grown to
approximately 30 regular member companies and 50 associate member companies.
The mission of the RRVTMA is: To lead our precision manufacturing members in achieving maximum business
success by providing a center of knowledge, promoting and emphasizing education, technology, marketing,
networking, finance, and government affairs.
The Association administers a manufacturing apprenticeship program that includes on-the-job learning from a
company mentor combined with related technical training provided by Rock Valley College. Upon conclusion of their
apprenticeship, each apprentice receives a recognized credential.