In recent years, the manufacturing industry has been a staple, living wage job for many residents in the Puget Sound. With manufacturing on the rise this short-term professional technical certificate supports introductory skill building in new and traditional manufacturing techniques including industry certifications in: Electronics, Blueprint Writing, CPR/First Aid, Flagging, OSHA 30, LEAN Manufacturing, Composites and Welding. Graduates have the opportunity to be hired directly by employers that support the program and interview candidates. The result from this program is a skilled pipeline of entry level workers to support the growing number of industrial manufacturing jobs in the region. The Academy provides students a pathway to enter into an apprenticeship or continue their education with the Seattle College District. Credits earned in this program may transfer into other industrial educational pathways at South Seattle College or in the district. Successful completion of the Manufacturing Academy may satisfy the minimum requirements for entry into the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Council program.
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South Seattle College offers a variety of high-quality, affordable programs — academic transfer, professional and technical career training, bachelor’s degrees, short-term training, basic skills and personal enrichment courses — that will help you meet your educational and career goals. Whether you plan to pursue a two-year degree and transfer to a four-year college, advance your skills in your current career, or graduate from a technical program to start a new career path, there is a program for you at South. We are here to partner with you on building a better future!