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 AAT – Vancouver, WA
Award Type
Certificate of Proficiency
Anticipated Graduates
Caleb White
The Welding Technology program prepares students for entry-level welder employment in production, job shop, or maintenance positions. Students master basic and advanced welding skills while operating heavy industrial fabrication equipment and state-of-the-art welding equipment. The curriculum places equal focus on the development of fabrication skills and techniques. Student will be expected to not only demonstrate their proficiency with various weld processes but their ability to fabricate projects within specified tolerances using those processes.
The multiple certificates and degree options available within this program allow students the option to stop-out and enter the workforce, and re-enter the program as needed, or complete their program of study without stopping. Students enrolled in a welding program will have the opportunity to earn multiple American Welding Society certifications.
Skill Sets
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Interpret blueprints and specifications.
  • Operate automatic CNC plasma cutting equipment.
  • Apply material classifications and identifications to metal fabrication methods.
  • Apply physical metallurgy oriented toward the metalworking trades.
  • Operate manual, semi-automatic, and automatic welding equipment to fuse metal joints.
  • Perform manual and semi-automatic oxyfuel cutting and plasma cutting operations required by skilled welders.
  • Communications: Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Human Relations: Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Computational Skills: Solve quantitative problems and interpret the solutions as appropriate for a career and technical education program.

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Clark College

Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way,
Vancouver, WA 98663