HANDS-ON ACCELERATED TRAINING FOR THE AEROSPACE,

AUTOMOTIVE, AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

DAY COURSES: Graduate in 6 Weeks

The Advanced Composites and Technologies program objective is to provide students with occupational training required in the fields of composites manufacturing, laminating, and repair. Materials will include carbon fiber, fiberglass, epoxies and structural honeycomb core.

HANDS-ON ACCELERATED TRAINING FOR THE AEROSPACE, AUTOMOTIVE, AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

DAY COURSES: Graduate in 6 Months

The Advanced Composites and Technologies program objective is to provide students with occupational training required in the fields of composites manufacturing, laminating, and repair. Materials will include carbon fiber, fiberglass, epoxies and structural honeycomb core.

AREAS OF INSTRUCTION

Teaching the basics of non-metal fabrication. Our program is specialized to include:

MATERIALS / FACTORS

Blueprint Reading

Lamination

Core Structures

Vacuum Bagging

Oven Operations

Cure Verification

REPAIRS

Visual Inspection

Tap Testing

Damage Removal

Bond Prepping

Secondary Bonding

Scarfing

Mix Ratios

Wet Lay-up

COURSE PROJECTS

Students will participate in a series of projects that will help refine the skills they learn as the course progresses. These projects are specifically designed to ensure students are repeatedly utilizing the entire curriculum and building their expertise on skills learned day one. Some Advanced Composites and Technologies sample projects have included:

  • VACUUM BAGGING
  • FLAT PANEL
  • PREPARATION CURE
  • SANDWICH PANEL
  • SANDWICH PANEL MOD
  • ACCESS DOOR / REPAIR
  • SCARFING
  • CERTIFICATE FRAME
  • VACUUM BAGGING
  • FLAT PANEL
  • PREPARATION CURE
  • SANDWICH PANEL
  • SANDWICH PANEL MOD
  • ACCESS DOOR / REPAIR
  • SCARFING
  • CERTIFICATE FRAME

CURRICULUM

The training for this program is 172 clock hours required for graduation. The below is a breakdown of each subject within the program and the approximate hours of lecture and lab combined.

PROGRAM BREAKDOWN

MODULE APPROXIMATE HOURS
Introduction to Composites 8
Blueprint Reading 16
Composite Materials 48
Composite Factors 76
Repairs 24
Overall Total Hours 172

CURRICULUM

The training for this program is 172 clock hours required for graduation. The below is a breakdown of each subject within the program and the approximate hours of lecture and lab combined.

PROGRAM BREAKDOWN

MODULE APPROXIMATE HOURS
Introduction to Composites 8
Blueprint Reading 16
Composite Materials 48
Composite Factors 76
Repairs 24
Overall Total Hours 172