The 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 Listing

Volume 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.