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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Composites Technology

The Advanced Materials Training Composites course is eligible for Utah Works funding to cover the cost of tuition. Fill out and submit the required form and a program advisor will contact you. Click here.

Composites technology courses at SLCC provide students the skills they need to enter an exciting career in advanced composites industries such as aerospace, wind energy, outdoor sporting goods, and medical prosthetics.  Composite technology courses teach students carbon fiber lay-up techniques, vacuum infusion processes, filament winding, and mold design and fabrication.

 

Schedule

Courses are offered on flexible schedules to accommodate your schedule.  See the courses tab for more detail.

 

Career Opportunities
  • Aerospace composites fabrication and assembly
  • Assistant composite engineering technician
  • Automotive parts development
  • Composites sales and manufacturing
  • Quality control and inspection
  • Research and development assignments
  • Sporting goods, skiing and bicycle component fabrication
  • Medical equipment and prosthetics
  • Composite Production Operators

 

Partners

SLCC has many partnerships with employers to ensure that you are gaining the skills that the composites industry in Utah needs. Boeing, Albany Composites and Northrop Grumman are just a few of the local businesses that we maintain relationships with so that we can help you start your career in composites.

 

Investment

Whether you choose to spend 3 days in our intensive composites onboarding course or choose to gain a deeper understanding in composite fabrication techniques in our 80 hour semester based course, there are scholarships and other incentives that could pay for up to the entire tuition keeping you debt-free.

Courses - Spring 2021

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTCO 0100
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 0100-001
CRN: 25759 or 25760 (STIT)
Course Type: Lab
Dates: Jan. 11 - March 5
Days: Monday Tuesday
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 80
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: $900
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTCO 0010
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 0010-002
CRN: 26359
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: March 16 - 18
Days: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Building Room: WWTE 118
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-003
CRN: 26360
Course Type: Lab
Dates: April 13-15
Days: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Building Room: WWTE 118
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-004
CRN: 26361
Course Type: Lab
Dates: May 11-13
Days: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Building Room: WWTE 118
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTCO 0010-005
CRN: 31827
Course Type: Lab
Dates: June 15-17
Days: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Campus: Westpointe Center
Building Room: WWTE 118
Amount: Covered by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register

Registration Info

Contact Julee Groves at 801-957-2231