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Aerospace Repair and Quality Assurance

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 provides students with the skills necessary to work in the composite industry providing quality assurance procedures and techniques. Students receive hands-on working knowledge of the manufacturing methods and techniques used in today's composite components. Students will become familiar with the materials used in the aerospace industry and with testing methods. Students receive experience from a qualified instructor in the quality assurance manufacturing methods and techniques used in today's composite industries. Students will acquire skills in composite repair through a lab and lecture course taught around disassembly and damage removal techniques. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in quality control processes including selection measurement, testing, testing documentation of products manufactured in the aerospace industry, blueprint reading and safety techniques.

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