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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 Technology - Principles of Precision Machining
Award Type
03/16/18, 06/15/18
Anticipated Graduates
Douglas Beck
CNC Machining
Precision Machining
This certificate is designed to provide students with entry-level manufacturing skills and a foundation to pursue other certificates and two-year degrees in any manufacturing or trade specialty areas. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) courses are included to provide additional high-demand skills to students completing this curriculum. Students will learn about hand tools, shop safety procedures, blueprints, machinery and Computer Numerical Control (CNC). A complete list of the courses included in the certificate can be found in the Olympic College catalog.
Skill Sets
Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1.  Demonstrate an understanding of safety rules for equipment, personal protective equipment, interpret Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS), and safety features of machines in a manufacturing laboratory.
  2. Prepare resources for production, develop an effective process plan, identify basic types of drawings, develop simple sketches of objects and read blueprints.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of computer numerical control (CNC) terminology with the ability to define, utilized and explain CNC terminology.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to perform programming calculations and handwrite numerical control codes, as well as program, trouble shoot, safely set-up and operate CNC mills and lathes.
  5. Program, run, edit and troubleshoot NC codes.
  6. Perform various methods to create solids, and apply toolpaths.
  7. Work effectively in a manufacturing environment.
  8. Participate and contribute to the effectiveness of teams.
  9. Use basic communication skills (writing, reading, speaking, listening and computing) to meet the needs of the workplace.
  10. Gather, interpret, and use data consistently and accurately to make decisions and take action.
  11. Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment.
  12. Apply technology to operate and contribute to business and manufacturing systems.
  13. Take responsibility for his/her actions and decisions, adapt to change, and update his/her skills, knowledge, and attitudes to meet new challenges.

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Olympic College

Olympic College
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337