Recent Community College Graduates Matrix

From Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Programs

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.


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Machining Technology AAS
Award Type
03/19/16, 06/11/16
Anticipated Graduates
Michelene Felker
CNC Machining
Precision Machining

This program prepares students for employment in the machinist/manufacturing field. Using a variety of machine tools including computer numeric control (CNC) equipment, students learn to make metal parts to precise specifications. Knowledge of the working properties of metal, capabilities of machine tools and equipment, and standard shop practices prepare students for employment in all types of factories, industries, and maintenance shops.

Skill Sets

Machine Technology AAS degree graduates will:
1. Be prepared with skills to perform entry-level CNC machining and manual machining.
2. Gain a thorough grounding in shop theory and applied math; perform CAD/CAM programming and manual programming.
3. Combine manual and CNC skills to produce a capstone project of complex parts.
4. Demonstrate math and communication skills; set up and operate machine tools with a minimum of supervision.
5. Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, intercultural appreciation, information and technical literacy, and communication.
6. Meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes.

More Programs at
Shoreline Community College

Basic Manufacturing (105)
Machinist Technical Certificate of Proficiency
Principles of Precision Machining
Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133