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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Operations Management AAS
Award Type
Anticipated Graduates
Bruce Poole
Advanced Manufacturing Process/Management
This Associate in Technical Arts Degree is designed to focus on the business, product development and metrology tools needed in the modern manufacturing environment. Upon completion, students will be equipped with the personnel and project management skills necessary to enter the work force at the production support or lead level in a modern manufacturing environment.
Skill Sets
Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  • Fundamentals of drafting concepts and knowledge to produce basic CAD drawings.
  • Fundamentals of CNC concepts and understanding of basic operation.
  • Use calculation skills to determine the precise size of features shown on technical drawings.
  • Use computer technology to exchange information. Communicate orally, graphically and in writing using technical language in ways that maximize production.
  • Use a systematic, problem-solving approach for product development that begins with planning and concludes with a finished product.
  • 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.
  • Understand the concepts related to Quality Assurance and contribute in these areas as part of a quality team or lead.
  • Understand the concepts of Lean Manufacturing and contribute in these areas as part of a team or lead.
  • A grounding in the concepts of Shop Supervision, Supply Chain Management, Operations and Business Management.

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Skagit Valley College

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