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