November 20, 2011
Job Training in Aerospace Takes Flight at Community College in Washington
Aerospace companies in Washington State have found a new way to replenish their aging work force with young, high-skilled factory workers: Look to Edmonds Community College.
The college, in Lynnwood, Wash., offers an intensive 12-week course that teaches students how to drill into metals like titanium and other skills connected with building aerospace products. Students who pass the course get an automatic interview with the Boeing Company, a major employer in the state and one of the