World Class Manufacturing Academy

wcma building

This pdf file is a complete resource to help you plan for your scheduled training session.

In it, you’ll find important information about the facility, travel, arrival, accommodations and registration. Once you get to the facility, staff members will be on hand to answer questions.

Both the UAW and FCA US want to make your training productive and beneficial for you, the union and the company. We hope you will find your training session a positive learning experience.


Training Smart

The WCM Academy uses the latest instructional technology.

Click on the photo above to read about how the ingenuity, knowhow and resourcefulness of WCMA instructors keep the center on on the cutting edge of skill training.

2500 E. Nine Mile Road, Warren, MI 48091
Security Desk Phone: 586.427.4074
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Class times: First Shift: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Second Shift: 3:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
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and directions to the
UAW-Chrysler NTC

Shawn Fain, Co-Director, Chrysler Department, UAW
Tom Rolands, Co-Director, FCA US

At UAW-Chrysler, we recognize that leadership in the ever-changing automotive industry requires a well-trained team, equipped with the know-how to maintain our competitive edge.

The UAW-Chrysler World Class Manufacturing Academy (formerly the UAW-Chrysler Technology Training Center) gives Chrysler that edge. The WCM Academy provides skill-upgrading and advanced technical training to UAW-Chrysler workers using the latest manufacturing processes.

The World Class Manufacturing Academy staff designs courses that meet plant needs. Thousands of workers have sharpened skills – and learned new ones – at the facility since 1995.


The UAW-Chrysler World Class Manufacturing Academy is loaded with touch screens on the walls, iPads on table tops and plenty of hands-on laboratories. The facility is jointly administered by the UAW and the company and is expected to train 1,200 workers a year in the WCM work methodology that was introduced at Fiat in 2005.
For more about WCM and the WCM Academy, click here.

Kokomo Regional Training Center

The UAW-Chrysler National Training Center supports and oversees the regional center in Kokomo, Ind.