Launch Your Career In Aerospace Now!

The Manufacturing Academy (MA) is a 10-week, pre-apprenticeship program designed by the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) for entry-level and reentering professionals wanting to update and expand their skill set in the world of diversified and advanced manufacturing. The MA is proud to launch its first-ever all-women cohort on October 17th! This cohort is made possible through AJAC’s partnership with the YWCA, WorkSource, WISE Grant, South Seattle College, Boeing and the Women’s Funding Alliance.

As a Manufacturing Academy student you will:

  • Develop knowledge and experience with basic hand tools, composites, machining, metal fabrication, assembly, sheet metal, metal forming, precision measuring tools and major manufacturing equipment
  • Gain experience with blueprint reading, industrial safety, job planning, basic electrical, physics, applied math, and more
  • Learn effective communication, and important job finding skills like resume writing and interviewing
  • Obtain industry-ready certifications in Manufacturing Basics, CPR/First Aid, OSHA-30, Flagging, Forklift, Lean principles and HAZ COM
  • Connect with local aerospace and manufacturing employers regarding potential career opportunities
  • Earn stipends throughout the program and are eligible for transportation and additional support services (including childcare referrals).

When?: The Next Manufacturing Academy Class begins 2017.
Where?: South Seattle College – Georgetown Campus, Seattle, WA
How do I get started?:

You MUST meet the following qualifications:

    • Be a female
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Eligible to work in the United States
    • Additional eligibility criteria explained at info session.

Final selection for participation based on additional assessment.  

How to Apply?: Call or email Tracey Turcotte today:

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY – EQUAL ACCESS It is the mission of the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) and South Seattle College that training shall be without discrimination based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or as otherwise specified by law. This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. This product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor make no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. WISE is led by Centralia College and the Center of Excellence for Clean Energy in partnership with the Centers of Excellence for Aerospace & Advance Manufacturing and Construction. Centralia College is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.