Build Something Amazing: Apply Now for Boeing Pre-Employment Training

By on September 29, 2017
Apply Now for Boeing Pre-Employment Training

St. Louis Community College, in partnership with Boeing, offers accelerated pre-employment programs to train individuals for potential jobs as assembly or composites mechanics within Boeing. Training is free for those who qualify and is conducted at STLCC’s Center for Workforce Innovation on its Florissant Valley campus. Students who successfully complete the training program will have an opportunity to interview with Boeing.

Apply for either Assembly or Composites Training. The training opportunities are:

Evening assembly mechanic training
starting October 23

Daytime assembly mechanic training
starting November 7

Daytime composites mechanic training
starting October 16

Daytime composites mechanic training
starting November 6

All interested applicants must meet the eligibility requirements including the required scores on specific WorkKeys assessment tests. Due to the high demand, individual inquires or calls will not be returned. The first step for any interested applicants is to email or fax a resume to Boeingtraining@stlcc.edu or 314-513-4604. We are looking for mechanically inclined individuals and your resume should reflect that. Please be sure to add all skills, hobbies, tools, and work experience that would reflect your mechanical aptitude on the resume. Updated program information may also be heard on the program’s hotline at 314-539-5921.

This accelerated job training program is an exemplary example of a successful collaboration between business and education. The program consistently maintains the highest job placement rate of all the college’s non-credit accelerated job training programs.

In order to be selected for the program, and possibly hired by Boeing, students must meet stringent program requirements such as scoring at or above the cut-off on the WorkKeys assessments, maintaining a grade of 75% or higher throughout the program, and earning a certificate of completion. The participants must complete the entire training program. If at any point they receive a grade below 75% they are removed from the program.

If you are mechanically inclined and are interested in a fulfilling career in the aerospace field, then this training program is for you.

Assembly Mechanic Program Information

The Assembly Mechanic program consists of instruction in drilling, counter-sinking, and other aircraft assembly techniques.

Upon completion of the training, participants receive a completion award for Assembly Mechanics Training. Representatives from Boeing will attend a class session and discuss the application and interviewing process. Students individually must then go online and apply for a job with Boeing.

Composites Mechanic Program Information

The Composites Mechanic program provides instruction in aircraft assembly techniques focused on advanced composite fabrication, assembly, and repair.

The course consists of two sections, Fabrication and Composite Repair. The Fabrication section will cover Composite vocabulary and basic principles of Composites. The student will complete a variety of projects and be proficient in ply cutting, manual layup, vacuum bagging, curing de-bagging and trimming. Each project has a learning objective. The classroom adheres to a clean room environment and students are required to wear lab coats and a variety of personal protective equipment. The Repair section will use a variety of existing projects to fabricate a repair on solid laminates and honeycomb structures in real-world scenarios using the actual portable bonding equipment used in a manufacturing facility. Use of air tools to include grinders and sanders to facilitate the repairs will be required. The skills obtained will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to conduct top quality repairs with confidence.

Upon completion of the training, participants receive a completion award for Composites Mechanic Training. Representatives from Boeing will attend a class session and discuss the application and interviewing process. Students individually must then go online and apply for a job with Boeing.

Applicant Eligibility and Requirements

Individuals with mechanical aptitude are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED. They also must meet the eligibility requirements, including the required scores on specific WorkKeys assessment tests.

How to Get Started

Interested individuals should email or fax an updated resume to Boeingtraining@stlcc.edu or 314-513-4604.

Up-to-date program and class schedule information may also be heard on the hotline number at 314-539-5921.

Boeing Pre-Employment Assembly Mechanic Training

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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