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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Quality Assurance
Award Type
Short Term Certificate
Anticipated Graduates
Josh Clearman
Quality Assurance

This course exposes the students to a number of skills required to verify and check manufactured parts for the quality assurance in the manufacturing industry. Students learn to choose and apply proper tools for precision measuring, as well as document information as required by set manufacturing specifications. Students learn how to search and read specifications for industry. Students learn how to effectively write instructions or “tie-ins”. Topics include operation of mechanical lifts, knowledge of the different fasteners and allowable substitutions, blueprint reading, shop safety, use of computer for data search and input, and understanding statistical process controls.

Skill Sets

1. Students learn basic math skills.
2. Use micrometers, dial and digital calipers, height gauges.
3. Accurately measure hole sizes and hole placement.
4. Search specification databases Exposure to sine blocks and wring gauges.
5. Operate mechanical lifts.
6.Write instructions or “tie-ins” using word processing.
7. Write reports and rejections Elements of statistical process controls.
8. Various uses for and types of fasteners.

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Green River College
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092