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Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center

Customized Training for Businesses

Boeing Assembly Class

Did you know that the Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center and the  Washington Aerospace Training & Research (WATR) Center offer customized training for businesses?

 

The WATR Center will work with your company to identify training needs and to provide company specific training for your employees.

 

WATR facilitators have experience working with companies to develop and deliver training that protects your company's proprietary information and helps employees learn skills that improve the bottom line for your organization.

Your Company Is Provided With:

  • Guidance and training from experienced facilitators
  • Student assesments based on written examinations covering facilitator led information and on hands-on projects (students will be given a grade based on a standard grading process)
  • Hands-on training of skills to new employees or existing employees transitioning into aerospace and manufacturing support services
  • Training modules that result in a documented and repeatable training process
  • Feedback for managers on each trainee based on performance, attendance, and participation

  • Certificates of Completion (COC) from AMSC for each employee upon completion of the required modules and achievement of passing scores

Flexible Delivery Methods

The WATR Center offers training through flexible delivery methods to meet the requirements of the fast-paced, changing manufacturing industry. All training can be delivered either at WATR Center, on-site at your company, or through community colleges and other state-wide partnerships.

Examples of Training Modules 

The following modules have been provided to employers in the past, or are modules that we regularly offer to students. If you need a type of training that you don't see listed, contact us to see if it can be provided (and it probably can!)

Assembly

  • 90° Drilling
  • Advanced Fasteners
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Bonding
  • Countersinking and Flush Riveting
  • COVID-19 safety and cleaning procedures
  • Drilling and Riveting
  • Drilling Composite Materials
  • Drilling Titanium
  • Electrical Bond & Ground
  • Fuselage Skin
  • Ground Composite Manufacturing
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Lock Wiring
  • Nut Plates
  • Permanent Fastener Installation
  • Potting
    • Edge Potting
    • Insert Potting
  • Power Island
  • Precision Measuring Tools
  • Reaming
  • Rivet Squeeze 
  • Safety and Shop Cleaning Procedures
    • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) 
    • Hazardous Waste Handling, Clean-up, and Disposal
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Tool and Equipment Safety
  • Sealant Application 
    • Brush seal 
    • Cap seal
    • Fay Seal
    • Fillet Seal
  • Torqueing
  • Wing Structure
  • and more

 

Composites

  • Autoclave
  • Bagging
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Composite Manufacturing
  • Composites Repair I & II
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures
  • Cut and Kit
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Safety and Shop Cleaning Procedures
    • Electrical and Fire Safety
    • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) 
    • Hazardous Waste Handling, Clean-up, and Disposal
    • Material Handling Safety
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Tool and Equipment safety
    • Workplace Safety
  • Using the Eastman Cutter
  • and more

Electrical

  • Assembly of Coaxial Connectors
  • Basic Drilling and Riveting
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Building Wire Harnesses 
  • COVID-19 Safety and Cleaning Procedures
  • Crimping Terminals and Splices
  • Desoldering Electronic Components
  • Electrical Cabling
  • Electrical Ground Jumpers
  • Electrical Ground Studs and Wire Grounding
  • Fiber Optics for Aerospace
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Reading Schematics and Picture Sheets
  • Safety and Shop Cleaning Procedures
    • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) 
    • Hazardous Waste Handling, Clean-up, and Disposal
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Tool and Equipment Safety
  • Soldering Circuit Boards
  • Soldering Heat Gun 
  • Soldering Iron/Through-Hole 
  • Terminating Wire/Connectors 
  • Using Hand Tools and Microscopes
  • Wire Bundle Basics
  • Wire Bundle Installation
  • Wire Installation Drawings
  • and more

Tooling

  • Acceptable Tolerance Applications 
  • Application of Precision Measuring Tools
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Competency with Deciphering and Interpretation of
  • COVID 19 health and safety procedures
  • General Dimensioning and Tooling (GD&T) Symbols
  • General Dimensioning
  • Hand, Fllor-Mounted, and Power Tools
  • Manufacturing and Quality Standards Documentation
  • Production Tooling Layout
  • Safety and Shop Cleaning Procedures
    • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) 
    • Hazardous Waste Handling, Clean-up, and Disposal
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Tool and equipment safety
  • Tooling Drawing Interpretations
  • and more


  • Quality Assurance

    • Blueprint Reading
    • COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures
    • Drilling
    • Fastener Installation
    • Geometric Dimensioning
    • Manufacturing Documentation
    • Overall Quality Inspection
    • Precision Measurements
    • Quality Insurance Inspection for Any Topics
    • Safety and Shop Cleaning Procedures
      • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) 
      • Hazardous Waste Handling, Clean-up, and Disposal
      • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
      • Tool and equipment safety
    • Specifications and Standards
    • Tolerance
    • Torque
    • Wire Bundle Installation
    • and more

 

 

Arrange Customized Training

To arrange customized training for your company or if you have any questions regarding pricing, scheduling, timeframes, and more please contact Shelia Dersham at shelia.dersham@edmonds.edu or 425.267.5777.