Aerospace Machining Technology

YVC’s Aerospace Machining Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions in the manufacturing industry. Students can earn an associate of applied science degree in aerospace machining technology or certificates for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operator or machining technology.

Degree

This degree prepares students for entry-level positions in the manufacturing industry. Students learn the skills required to plan and carry out the operations needed to make aerospace machined products that meet precise specifications. Course instruction covers blueprint reading, manual machining, computerized machining and metrology, quality control, engineering drawing, Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software as well as Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programming.

Certificates

The following certificates are designed to provide students with a concentration of courses in a specific technical area. The certificates may be suitable for students who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in a particular area. All courses taken for the certificates would apply toward the related associate degree programs.

These certificates prepare qualified individuals for entry into the job market as a machinist. Instruction covers programming and basic set-up and operation of manual & CNC machines, blueprint reading, shop mathematics, machine tool theory, and inspection. Students will be involved in the production and machining of aerospace/industry parts. Instruction will also include the use and care of a wide variety of measuring devices used in the machining profession.

These certificates prepare qualified individuals for entry into the job market as a machinist. Instruction covers programming and basic set-up and operation of manual & CNC machines, blueprint reading, shop mathematics, machine tool theory, and inspection. Students will be involved in the production and machining of aerospace/industry parts. Instruction will also include the use and care of a wide variety of measuring devices used in the machining profession.

Hands-on Training, Real-World Experience

Contacts

Rajkumar RajAerospace Faculty
Phone: 509.574.4752
Yakima Campus
Brittni PackardProgram Assistant
Phone: 509.574.6810
Yakima Campus