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Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate

AGMA Certificate Programs:

A leader in Gear Education, AGMA continues to expand course offerings to meet the needs of the gear industry. Learners engage in professional development training by completing courses to earn the Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate and the Gear Manufacturing Certificate. It is quite an achievement and demonstrates a high level of commitment.


AGMA has expanded the certificate offerings to include the following:


Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate

Any combination of five advanced courses


Gear Manufacturing Certificate

  • Basic Training for Gear Manufacturing
  • Fundamentals of Gear Design and Analysis
  • Gear Manufacturing and Inspection
  • 2 additional courses


For International Industry Professionals (outside of North America), you can earn the Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate by completing:

3 Online Courses:

  • Detailed Gear Design
  • Gearbox CSI: Gears Only
  • Gear Failure Analysis

2 Face-to-Face Courses


More than 3,000 individuals have completed courses through AGMAs Education Department. For these dedicated individuals, taking the series of classes consists of more than 90 hours of classroom instruction. We are proud that our industry leaders are committed to assisting their employees in gaining valuable knowledge and insight to retain a qualified and skilled workforce by making these training opportunities available.

2018 Recipients

  • Douglas Bodily, FLSmidth, Inc.
  • David Jones, Thomas Instrument
  • Alan Stokholm Jorgensen, Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Benjamin Sheen, Eaton Corporation

2017 Recipients

  • John H. Curtis, Curtis Machine Company, Inc.
  • Justin Duffy, Columbia Helicopters, Inc.
  • Stephen J. McCormick, P.E., Konecranes
  • Ian Ruscak, JoyGlobal
  • Thomas Nedergaard, Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Anthony Rucci, FLSmidth Inc

2016 Recipients

  • Richard L. Dornfeld, P.E.
  • Michael N. Olesen, Siemens Wind Power
  • Scott Samborn, B&P Process Equipment
  • Scott Davidson, Boeing Rotorcraft
  • Brandon Pider, L-3 Communications
  • Dan Riethman, Crown
  • Gregory Becker, Volvo

2015 Recipients

  • Jørgen Jakobsen, Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Andy Mugrage, UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Francis Nagy, Deca Industries, Ltd.

2014 Recipients

  • Bradley S. Adriaansen, Cummins Engine Company, Inc.
  • Kevin Markle, American Machine & Gear, Inc.
  • Christopher N. Dale, Atlanta Gear Works, Inc.
  • Chad Brown, Amarillo Gear Company, LLC
  • Chuck J. Althausen, Advance Adapters, Inc.
  • Navdeep Swach, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
  • Ronak Shah, Boston Gear (Division of Altra Industrial Motion, Inc.)

2013 Recipients

  • Peter Sandoval, Jr., P.E., JoyGlobal