COVID-19 vaccines are required for all students and employees for Winter quarter. In-person labs are operating on AMSC/WATR Center Campus, with COVID-19 precautions in place. Online classes are operating as usual. If you have trouble with registration, please call the AMSC/WATR Center main desk at 425.640.1840.

Washington Aerospace Training & Research (WATR) Center

Certificate Programs

WATR Student

The Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center Certificate programs are delivered in five unique certificates of completion, each designed to help you get a job in your field in just 12 weeks.

Certificates earned at the WATR Center are not only applicable towards aerospace manufacturing - the skills you learn can readily transfer to a variety of manufacturing sectors including maritime, construction, medical devices, space, automotive, and military/defense.

 

Prerequisite Certificate Course Length Course Type Credit Hours Cost

Manufacturing Core

All students are required to complete the Manufacturing Core program prior to their specialty
4 weeks

Online

(Note: Spanish Manufacturing Core is taught in person)

9 Credit Hours $2,500

 

Specialty Certificate Course Length Course Type Credit Hours Cost

Manufacturing Assembly Mechanic

8 weeks 50% online - 50% lab 18.5 $3,200

Electrical Assembly Mechanic

8 weeks 50% online - 50% lab 16 $3,200

Quality Assurance (QA)

8 weeks 50% online - 50% lab 16.5 $3,200

Tooling Mechanic

8 weeks 40% online - 60% lab 17 $3,200

Manufacturing Composites

8 weeks 40% online - 60% lab 19 $3,200

 

  • The Core and one Specialty Program Certificate are required for program completion.
  • Students are required to pass a series of Capstone tests at designated times to complete the program.
  • Students must achieve a 3.0 GPA (80%) on all online quizzes and on the final exam to receive a Certificate of Completion in Manufacturing Core and move on to their specialty program.
  • Students must achieve a 3.0 GPA (80%) on all online quizzes, the final exam and on lab projects to receive a Certificate of Completion in any of the specialty programs.
  • New certificate programs start approximately every 30 days for most programs.
  • Please call 425.640.1840 for more information.

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