Launch your career path in advanced manufacturing!
AJAC’s Manufacturing Academy builds foundational career pathways into aerospace and advanced manufacturing employment and apprenticeship opportunities. This pre-apprenticeship program helps to develop a person’s manufacturing skills and offers industry-focused certification.
What you get
Industry related certifications: OSHA-10, Lean Manufacturing, CPR & 1st Aid
Classes available online or in-person
Earn college credit toward advanced manufacturing
Access to a Career Navigator
You may qualify to get paid while you train
Open the door to thousands of living-wage jobs
AJAC, in partnership with WorkSource Pierce, offers a career technical education program that will teach essential skills and place graduates on the path to join the Advanced Manufacturing industry as entry-level apprentices.
The Manufacturing Academy program will prepare you for the thousands of open, living-wage positions across Washington State in assembly, production, processing, machine automation, machine operations, and maintenance.
- GED or High School diploma
- English as Second Language (ESL)/English Language Level (ELL) level 3 or higher
- Complete all application paperwork
- Ability to attend class
What you'll learn
Intro to Manufacturing
Tours of local advanced manufacturing companies
Upcoming Manufacturing Academy sessions
Each session spans ten weeks and is available both online and in-person, giving you the flexibility to learn according to what works best for you.
April 4 – July 14
In Person (Kent) | Mon – Thu, 8 am – 1 pm
April 4 – July 14
Virtual | Mon – Fri, 8 am – 12 pm
July 6 – September 13
In Person (Bates Technical College) | Mon – Thu, 8 am – 1 pm
Attend an information session
Join us at one of our online information sessions to learn more about the program and its benefits. Information sessions are available on the following dates:
AJAC Manufacturing Academy Information SessionZoom online meeting Please see Event Details for instructions on how to register.
Contact Name: Michael BuchananContact Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWorkshop Language Option: EnglishAdditional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop.Our manufacturing information session is on Monday, June...
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