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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Manufacturing Foundations
Award Type
Short Term Certificate
Anticipated Graduates
Bruce Poole
Advanced Materials Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Foundations Certificate provides the basic skills needed for many entry-level manufacturing jobs. Students are introduced to key workplace skill areas often found in advanced manufacturing-related industries. This certificate program includes a Manufacturing Fundamentals Micro-Certificate, where students master the core skills and knowledge that manufacturing employers want to see in any job applicant. In addition, they complere two additional "trade specialty" micro-certificate program options, in the areas of Welding, Composites, Quality Assurance, Automated Systems, or Technical Design.
Skill Sets
  • Work effectively in a manufacturing environment.
  • Apply technology to operate and contribute to business and manufacturing systems.
  • Use and operate standard industrial tools and equipment safely and effectively.
  • Demonstrate basic and precision measurement methods.
  • Understand Statistical Process Control and how it is applied in the workplace.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Interpret and use industrial blueprints.
  • Participate and contribute to the effectiveness of work teams.
  • Use fundamental skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening & computing to meet the needs of the workplace.

More Programs at
Skagit Valley College

Advanced Composites Manufacturing Technician
Composite Repair Technician
Engineering Technology AAS
Manufacturing Fundamentals Micro-Certificate
Manufacturing Technology Certificate
Operations Management AAS
Technical Design Certificate
Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273