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Advanced Manufacturing

Interested in a high-growth career in aerospace or manufacturing? The Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Program is an exciting opportunity for high school students to gain skills and experience needed to help prepare for a career in the aerospace industry or with other advanced manufacturing employers. Students may participate in an industry internship. 

  • Learn the history of aviation and the development of aircraft
  • Become skilled at reading plans and drawings
  • Explore the properties of metals and build a metal box of aluminum or titanium
  • Develop project management skills
  • Develop skills in metal fabrication, electric metal bonding and gas welding and cutting
  • Learn to safely operate hand tools, machines and shop equipment used in the manufacturing and assembly of airplane components
  • Use a variety of tools to correctly measure, prepare and complete metal fabrication projects as well as an electric metal-bonding project.
  • Learn about careers in aerospace manufacturing
  • — and much, much more!

Course Framework (pdf) 

Career Opportunities:

  • Aircraft assembler
  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Welder
  • Machinist
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Project manager
  • Safety inspector
Quick Info
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
3rd year Applied Math 
College Credit: