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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Welding Technology AAS
Award Type
07/01/19, 12/06/20
Anticipated Graduates
Sarah Mason
Machine Maintenance
Program Mission: The Welding Technology AAS degree provides students with skills to weld and fabricate complex projects. Students receive in-depth knowledge of the nature of metals as it relates to welding, fabricating, and the application of heat. Students also prepare to take the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) certification test. Students can pursue four different welding focuses in this program: Structural and Plate, Pipe, Aerospace and GTAW manufacturing, and Fabrication Welding.
Skill Sets
Welding Technology AAS degree graduates will:
  • Be prepared for a range of entry-level positions as welder apprentices, welders, welder fabricators, welding fitters.
  • Be prepared to succeed on the WABO certification and similar industry exams.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in most major industrial welding and cutting processes common in the construction, manufacturing, maintenance, shipbuilding, and/or aerospace industries
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills
  • Meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes.

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Welding Technology CP
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034