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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Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Award Type
07/08/19, 06/26/20
Anticipated Graduates
Kam Todd or Nathan Shepherd
(360) 442-2745 or (360) 442-2746
Advanced Materials Manufacturing
Manufacturing industries are in need of skilled production operators and technicians with up-to-date, 21st century skills. Industries that make products from metal, plastics, wood and other materials, as well as, those producing solar panels, biofuels, energy, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, semiconductors, and a host of other traditional and “green’ products need employees capable of running and servicing sophisticated machinery. In addition, workers in these industries must understand and practice principles aimed at maintaining safety, improving quality, eliminating waste, and reducing or eliminating the impact of operations on the environment. LCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Degree offers individuals three career path options – Engineering Technician, Production Technician, and Multicraft Trades. In addition to core program requirements, students must choose and complete two of the career paths to obtain the Advanced Manufacturing degree.   Credits range from 90-94.
Skill Sets
  • Apply industry standard safety and hazardous material handling guidelines.Describe a variety of common manufacturing techniques and components in manufacturing systems.
  • Apply objective, valid methods of inquiry and problem solving to draw rational, ethical, and coherent conclusions.
  • Perform basic machining and welding techniques.
  • Interpret blueprints, diagrams and schematics associated with various manufacturing processes.
  • Describe basic concepts related to mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic, and electrical systems.
  • Describe basic process control strategies.
  • Participate effectively as a part of a work team.
  • Describe various approaches used to ensure quality in manufacturing operations.
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks on common in manufacturing operations.
Lower Columbia College

Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple St.
Longview, WA 98632