2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
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2014-2015 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.

Credit/Grade Requirements The certificate is awarded upon completion of 18.5 credits from the courses listed below. All required credits must be earned at Edmonds CC. A 3.0 grade point average is required for this certificate.

Adviser 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.

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

Program Requirements (18.5 credits)


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



Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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