This tool is meant to make hiring easier for Washington’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing companies.
This is an ongoing list of Washington’s community and technical colleges that have aerospace and advanced manufacturing programs. Each listing details credits, program descriptions, skill sets (as taught in each program), contact information, and graduation dates.
Aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry companies can contact the community and technical college nearest to them and speak directly to an instructor about graduating students.
The Aerospace Pathway Readiness Certificate provides core basic academic skills, industry safety, DC electronics, reading and writing of wiring diagrams and schematics and workplace human relations skills. The National Career Readiness Certificate is a requirement within this certificate. Students may use the certificate for preparation for entry level employment and it is also included in the requirements for the one-year certificate or associate degree.
Students who complete the Aerospace Pathway Readiness certificate will be able to:
1. Correctly and safely use a variety of electrical testing equipment and hand and power tools commonly used in the industrial setting.
2. Comprehend electrical equipment installation and servicing literature.
3. Communicate with other professionals and the general public using terminology appropriate for the aerospace industry.
4. Identify specific aerospace-related equipment and service using industry-specific or standardized service techniques.
5. Work safely in the industrial setting.
6. Use pre-algebra-level applied mathematics and precision measurement technique.
7. Obtain certifications in: flagging, forklift/PIT operation, OSHA-10, first aid/CPR, NCRC.
Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee, WA 98801