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Certified Additive Manufacturing – Fundamentals (CAM-F) Review Course & Exam

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This one-day program includes a review course covering the foundations of additive manufacturing, followed by the Certified Additive Manufacturing – Fundamentals (CAM-F) exam. The review course and certification are ideal for individuals working in or seeking to work in additive manufacturing roles in automotive, aerospace, and medical equipment. It is also ideal for high schools and colleges as a capstone or stand-alone achievement to increase workforce readiness in additive manufacturing. 

The four-hour review course is a discussion-oriented and interactive session with learning activities in which participants receive comprehensive introductory knowledge of the 3D printing technology and industry. Covering terms and definitions, software and hardware as well as discussing applications and case studies for each technology, you will begin to understand the benefits of 3D printing in a way that is relevant to your business needs.  The course outline is aligned with the Additive Manufacturing Body of Knowledge (AMBOK) outlining the current state-of knowledge in additive manufacturing, as well as areas that have been identified as important by a wide range of additive manufacturing professionals.


  • Identify the various 3D printing technologies & their benefits/limitations
  • Define the basic 3D printing process
  • Understand the benefits of 3D printing over traditional manufacturing processes
  • Understand the hardware & software for 3D digital file management
  • Identify common materials for each 3D printing technology
  • Identify basic safety & quality considerations specific to 3D printing

Following the review course, participants will take the Certified Additive Manufacturing – Fundamentals (CAM-F) exam. The three-hour exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and allows for open book and open notes. With a passing score of 70% or higher, individuals will be officially certified and may use the CAM-F designation. To review the Body of Knowledge and recommended resources, please click here

Save 25% on Certified Additive Manufacturing – Fundamentals (CAM-F) Review Course & Exam when registering before May 1, 2023!

  • Sheku Kamara, PhD
    Dean of Applied Research
    Milwaukee School of Engineering