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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Machinist Technical Certificate of Proficiency
Award Type
Certificate of Proficiency
03/19/16, 06/11/16
Anticipated Graduates
Michelene Felker
CNC Machining
Precision Machining

This two-year program is designed to help students acquire and develop skills necessary to work in the manufacturing industry. The course integrates theory and practical applications in a fully equipped machine shop facility. Students study machining processes and procedures, properties of metals, blueprint reading, applied math, inspection techniques, Computer Aided Manufacturing utilizing MasterCAM software, and the operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. The CNC equipment includes Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers as well as CNC Lathes with live tooling. When appropriate, students may be assigned to a cooperative workstation in industry. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

Skill Sets

1. Operate a variety of CNC machines.
2. Set up tooling for CNC machining operations.
3. Perform quality control functions to ensure part compliance with required specification.
4. Interpret blueprints. Possess knowledge of their role as an employee and factors that are critical to the company’s success.

More Programs at
Shoreline Community College

Basic Manufacturing (105)
Machining Technology AAS
Principles of Precision Machining
Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133