BackgroundThe CMTSE Study Guide and exam are developed by AMT's Certification Committee. Content is derived from a Sales Engineer Job Analysis drawn from the metal cutting, forming, and fabricating experience of industry individuals throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Since then, a new, comprehensive job analysis was produced through a task force featuring workgroups involving hundreds of individuals and followed by a national industry validation.
Chapter ListingVolume I: Machine Tool Sales Practices
Ch. 1 General Information
Ch. 2 Territory and Customer Development
Ch. 3 Planning and Organizing
Ch. 4 The Selling Process
Ch. 5 Business Practices, Manufacturing Economics, and Ethics
Volume II: Machine Tool and Manufacturing Technology, Processes
Ch. 6 Manufacturing Processes
Ch. 7 CNC Technology and Machine Control
Ch. 8 Engineering Drawings and Geometric Tolerancing
Ch. 9 Cutting Tool Technology
Ch. 10 Machine Design
Ch. 11 Metalforming Technology
Ch. 12 Machine Tool Accuracy
Ch. 13 General Mathematics and Geometry
Each chapter contains an outline, introduction, review of sample exam questions, and additional reference bibliographies. The Study Guide is available in PDF format and can easily be viewed on desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.