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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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Manufacturing Pre-Employment
Award Type
Short-Term Certificate
3/18/18, 06/08/18
Anticipated Graduates
Julie Berger
The Manufacturing Pre-Employment certificate is a one-quarter program designed to prepare students to work at the entry level in a manufacturing facility with special emphasis on the aerospace industry. In the five week course students are required to attend a class that simulates the work environment, 8 am to 2:30 pm, attendance is required and recorded; workplace soft skills are taught along with core technical skills. The National Career Readiness Certificate is also awarded to successful students completing the course, which indicates the level of ability in applied math, reading for information and critical thinking. Students earn an OSHA 30 Certificate for the safety portion of the class.
Skill Sets
1. Technical Skills:
  • 10 hours of blueprint reading
  • 30 hours of OSHA training and completion of certificate
  • Manufacturing basics and environment
  • Precision measurement tools and techniques
  • Quality assurance
  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma
  • Shop tools and vocabulary
2. Advanced Manufacturing Introduction:
  • Introduction to Composites, Precision Machining, Tech Design
  • Introduction to Aviation Maintenance, Fabrication and Welding
3. Core Workplace Skills:
  • Reading for information
  • Applied mathematics
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
4. Soft Skills:
  • Personal accountability
  • Timeliness and work ethics
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
  • Communication and workplace culture
5. Job Finding Skills:
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Online applications
  • Behavioral interviewing

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Everett Community College

Aerospace Composite Technician Certificate
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Composites Advanced Manufacturing Technology
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Engineering Technology (CAD)
Machine Operator Certificate
Mechatronics - Adv. Manufacturing ATA
Mechatronics Systems Certificate
Precision Machining- Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Principles of Precision Machining Certificate
Robotics Foundations Certificate
Everett Community College

Everett Community College
2000 Tower St
Everett, WA 98201