Manufacturing Programs

Manufacturing Programs

Train for the future. Take your career to new heights

Learn the skills required for high demand jobs in aerospace and manufacturing in two, three, four or six quarters at Bates.  If you take pride in a job well done and are looking to enter a field that offers higher than average wages, then consider Bates Technical College's manufacturing programs. Learn to produce precision parts, tools and instruments. With instructors who have years of experience, and a workshop with the newest equipment available in the industry, you will have the opportunity to learn in a setting that mirrors industry.

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Manufacturing Academy (8-week program)

In partnership with Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC), Bates Technical College offers a 8-week Manufacturing Academy. 

Find out if this program fits for you! Learn more at AJAC, or attend a Manufacturing Academy Information Session.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Miss an info session? Contact Aerospace Navigator  Daniel Hughes, 253.973.8942 or Derek Jacobs, 206.737.8347.

*The current cohort of Manufacturing Academy began 10/18.

  • - Students will be enrolled for 19 credits under the Machining program.
  • - We expect to enroll between 10-16 students per cohort.
  • - Space is limited. 

*Fall cohort start date: 10/18/17
*Winter cohort start dates: 1/3/18 and 2/28/18
*Spring cohort dates: 5/2/18