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Workforce Training for Aerospace and Materials Manufacturing

 

2016 Aerospace Survey

Under direction of state law, the Workforce Board in conjunction with the State Board for Community & Technical Colleges evaluates aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing training programs.

This survey has CLOSED and results are being tabulated.

 

 

Previous reports have indicated that the worker experience gap is pervasive and that demand is concentrated in key occupations, including:

  • Machinists
  • CNC programmers
  • Assemblers and engineers.

Increased overtime work and recruiting were common strategies in addressing shortages.

Washington accounts for nearly 20 percent (or in one five) of the nation's aerospace jobs, up from 14 percent in 2004.

 

Contact: Research Manager Dave Wallace, (360) 709-4613

 


 

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Links

Air Washington Training Results 2014

Air Washington website

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