2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Training Center - Aerospace Manufacturing Assembly Certificate of Completion

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Program Description Graduates of this program qualify for entry level positions as assembly mechanics. This position would perform a wide range of job duties from processing and fabrication to assembly and inspection. The assembly mechanic must possess an extensive knowledge of tools, processes and inspection methodologies. The certificate includes 13 modules: Mechanic Orientation, Power Island, Basic Drilling and Riveting, Advanced Fasteners, Countersinking and Flush Riveting, 90 Degree Drilling, Reaming and Permanent Fasteners, Wing Structure, Fuselage Skin, Drilling Titanium, Drilling Composite, Sealant Application, and Electrical Bond and Ground Composite Manufacturing. Many skills achieved in the Aerospace Assembly Mechanic program can readily transfer to other industries. This certificate of completion requires successful completion of a minimum of 18.5 credits as outlined.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements (18.5 credits)


  1. Demonstrate practical knowledge of drilling, countersinking, and riveting in aerospace manufacturing.
  2. Demonstrate practical knowledge of safety and quality control in drilling in aerospace manufacturing.
  3. Understand the technical and manufacturing knowledge and skill necessary to be an assembly mechanic.
  4. Understand the terminology and documentation skills required of an assembly mechanic.
  5. Demonstrate practical knowledge of power island equipment and all associated safety practices.

Program Notes

The program code for this certificate is 722B. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average is required for this certificate of completion.

Advisor: For information on this program, email btc@edcc.edu or call 425.640.1840.

Department website: Business Training Center/Washington Aerospace Training Research Center | www.washingtonaerospace.com

Certificate of Completion General Information

This certificate of completion (COC) is awarded upon completion of the required number of courses. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or S grades in all college level courses in order to earn this COC. Certain certificates may require a higher cumulative grade point average as dictated by industry standards. All credits for this COC must be earned at Edmonds CC.

Certificates of completion (COCs) are not eligible for financial aid; however, some COCs may be eligible for veteran's benefits. If you are interested in this COC, please talk to your faculty advisor or an academic advisor in student services.

Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning; and
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources



Dean's Signature and Date Advisor's Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2015  

Internal Coding

EPC - 722B
TC - 18.5
CIP - 470607
Last revised - yyyy/mm/dd

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