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Apprentice Tool Maker - Full Career Pathway


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Full program description

Apprentice Tool Maker
Make the Tools used by Makers


This program was developed with input from industry partners to ensure that aerospace tool makers attain mastery in the art of creating aerospace tooling.

Apprentice tool makers analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, and gauges.

Students considering this program should work with an Employer Partner to secure an apprenticeship prior to enrolling.

Income Opportunities

Salaries for Aerospace Quality Technicians ranges from $31,200 to $74,230.*
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2016

Hiring Industries

  • Air Transport
  • Aircraft parts manufacturing
  • Guided missiles, space vehicles, and parts
  • Satellite communications
  • Search, detection, and navigation guidance
  • Space research and technology

Program Summary

  • Micro-credentials: 40
  • Skills Courses: 150
  • Time to Complete: 2.5 months*
    (*Completeing three modules per day)
  • O*NET job code: 51-4111.00
  • INTraining code: 7692