Aerospace Composite Technician

Career and Technical Program

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Classes for this program are located in Hayden, Idaho, 7 miles from Coeur d’Alene at the Aerospace Center of Excellence

This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the aerospace composites manufacturing industries. The curriculum provides students with the skills necessary to work in various phases of the composite fabrication and repair, and teaches industry recognized quality assurance procedures. Students receive hands-on working knowledge from a qualified instructor in a lab setting where the focus is on the manufacturing methods and techniques used in aerospace industry composite components. Coursework includes safety requirements, blueprint reading, composite fabrication and repair, geometric dimensioning and tolerance, shop math and projects specific to industry standards.

Prospective students should have solid math skills and demonstrate mechanical aptitude. Computer and keyboarding skills are recommended.

Placement in specific math and English courses is determined by the College's placement assessments. Prospective students who do not meet the initial eligibility requirements for a career-technical program will need to take selected courses to receive necessary skill building prior to entering the program.


David Northrop
First Year Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace Composites Instructor
Office: Aerospace Center 203
Phone: (208) 676-7147

For additional information please contact Career and Technical advising at (208) 769-3448 or

Transportation to outreach centers and other off-campus college facilities is not provided by North Idaho College.

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