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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Basic Manufacturing (105)
Award Type
Short Term Certificate
03/19/16, 06/11/16
Anticipated Graduates
Michelene Felker
Precision Machining
CNC Machining

This 11-week course serves as an introduction to manufacturing. Content includes a survey of mechanical concepts, precision measurement, blueprint reading, quality assurance, workforce skills/communication, ergonomics, and an introduction to lean manufacturing.

Skill Sets

At completion of course, student will successfully:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of composites, machining, and software terminology.
2. Demonstrate introductory knowledge of CAD/CAM Software.
3. Geometry creation.
4. Geometry manipulation.
5. Tool path creation.
6. Tool path application.
7. Program verification methods.
8. Post processing operations.
9. Demonstrate knowledge of WinCNC.
10. Demonstrate knowledge of CNC machine safety.
11. Demonstrate ability to set up and operate CNC router.
12. Demonstrate ability to change tools manually and with automatic tool changer.
13. Demonstrate ability to select tooling for appropriate materials.
14. Identify the requirements and detailed instructions necessary for record keeping for composite part machining.
15. Solve applicable mathematical problems.
16. Document technical abilities in written and verbal reports.

More Programs at
Shoreline Community College

Machining Technology AAS
Machinist Technical Certificate of Proficiency
Principles of Precision Machining
Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133