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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.

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Manufacturing Pre-Employment
Award Type
Short-Term Certificate
08/22/19, 12/13/19
Anticipated Graduates
Michael Patching
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. This course serves as an introduction to manufacturing. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course are required for entry level positions in diverse workplace scenarios with special emphasis on aerospace. Content includes a survey of mechanical concepts, precision measurement, blueprint reading, quality assurance, workforce skills/communication, ergonomics, lean manufacturing, and sustainable business practices. This certificate may be considered a stand-alone credential for people seeking to enter the manufacturing field, or as part of a stackable set of certificates and degrees in the EvCC Advanced Manufacturing Program.
Skill Sets
1. Technical Skills:
  • Understand and solve basic technical mathematical problems;
  • Communicate orally and in writing about technical activities;
  • Be prepared for successful employment;
  • Understand and work with entry level technical and mechanical systems;
  • Perform work using basic computer skills;
  • Meet industry requirements for safety and first aid.
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

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Aerospace Fabrication & Welding Certificate
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CATIA 3D Experience Certificate
Composites Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Computer Aided Design (CAD) - Adv. Manufacturing ATA
Engineering Technology (CAD), AutoCAD, Solid Works, CATIA 3D Experience
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