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Summer Manufacturing Bootcamp

For 14-21 Year Olds

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The AJAC Manufacturing Academy Bootcamp program offers immersive training in advanced manufacturing, covering technical skills, safety practices, and industry standards. Led by industry experts and experienced instructors, the engaging curriculum emphasizes practical skills essential for the workplace, alongside soft skills like communication and teamwork. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to pursue entry-level positions or advance their education in this rewarding industry.

Unlock Your Future in Advanced Manufacturing

Students learn precision measuring during AJAC training

Soft Skill Development

Soft skills are non-technical skills that relate to how you work. In manufacturing, they include how you interact with colleagues, how you solve problems, and how you manage your work.

Our bootcamp covers many aspects of soft skill development including:

  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Techniques
  • Employer and College Program Tours


Students learn technical drawings during class

Technical Skill Development

Technical skills are the specialized knowledge and expertise required to perform specific tasks and use specific tools and programs in real world situations.

Our bootcamp provides basic foundational technical skills including:

  • Basic and Advanced Manufacturing Techniques
  • Shop Safety
  • CPR Certification
  • Forklift Certification
  • Lean Manufacturing Concepts 

Program Details & Eligibility Requirements

What is an Industrial Manufacturing Technician

Program Details

  • Dates: July 1st – July 23rd
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Days of the Week: Monday through Friday
  • Location: Renton Technical College (3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056)
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Eligibility Requirements

There are some basic eligibility requirements for students to be accepted into this program. 

To be accepted into the program, you must be between 14 and 21 years old, Pre-ETS eligible, and able to commute to class each day. 

Start Your Career in Manufacturing Today!

To get started, please use the link below to complete our online form.

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