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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Composites Technology

The Introduction to Advanced Composites Technician Training course is eligible for state CARES act funding to cover the cost of tuition. Contact your advisor for information on how to apply for this aid.

Utah, a leader in the growth of advanced manufacturing materials companies in the nation, employs more than 10,000 workers in the discipline. Major employers in Utah hiring technicians include aerospace, wind energy, outdoor products, medical prosthetics and automotive industries. SLCC has prepared composite technicians for this fast-growing field since 2010 and can give you the skills you need to join the industry.

 

INDUSTRY CAREER CHOICES:
  • Advanced composites parts and assembly
  • Assistant composite engineering technician
  • Automotive parts development
  • Bridge and building renovation projects
  • Composite sales and manufacturing
  • Quality control and inspection
  • Research and development assignments
  • Sporting goods, skiing and bicycle component fabrication
  • Medical equipment and prosthetics

Courses - Summer 2020

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTCO 0010
Title Introduction to Advanced Composites Technician Training
Prerequisite
Description

This is an 80-hour course that gives students a broad introduction to advanced composites with a focus on carbon fiber reinforced plastics using epoxy resin systems. Students learn strategies for fabricating carbon fiber parts through a series of hands-on projects in conjunction with classroom-based instruction. Incorporated are the related topics of total quality, safety, workplace success and automated machinery.  

Section List

WTCO 0010-001
CRN: 45925 or 45926 (STIT)
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: Aug. 17 - Oct. 19
Days: Monday Wednesday
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: $900
Call 801-957-
Course WTCO 0100
Title Advanced Materials Training Composites
Prerequisite
Description This course is a short-term onboarding class that teaches students the basics of advanced composites hand lay-up with both dry fiber and pre-preg using vacuum bagging techniques. Students can participate in this course either as incumbent new-hires or as pre-employment.

Section List

WTCO 0010-013
CRN: 46126
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Sept. 2-4
Days: Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
WTCO 0010-014
CRN: 46127
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Sept. 9-11
Days: Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-010
CRN: 46128
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Sept. 16-18
Days: Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-011
CRN: 46129
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Sept. 23-25
Days: Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Covered by Utah Works Program
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-012
CRN: 46085
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Oct. 7-9
Days: Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register

Registration Info

Contact Julee Groves at 801-957-2231