• Composites Manufacturing and Repair Professional


    Program Description

    The Composites Manufacturing & Repair Professional Career Program prepares you for an entry-level position as a composites fabricator.

    The use of composite materials in manufacturing is expanding quickly. Composites are now used in automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and sports equipment. The benefits of light weight and strength make the applications of composite materials endless.

    Composite manufacturing & repair professionals manufacture products by laying up layers of carbon fiber, fiberglass, and other composite fabrics. Composite manufacturing requires attention to detail and good manual dexterity.

    Income Opportunity

    The composite manufacturing industry is forecasted to grow 6 percent per year through 2020. Employment of composites manufacturing, and repair technicians is projected to grow steadily with the industry though 2022. *

    Salaries for Composites Manufacturing and Repair Professionals ranges from $21,030 to $47,670. *

    *Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2016.
    O*NET job code: 51-2091

    Hiring industries

    • Aerospace
    • Automotive
    • Consumer products
    • Construction
    • Marine
    • Medical devices
    • Military

    In this Career Program, you learn:

    • Study skills
    • Math skills
    • Safety skills
    • Engineering drawing skills
    • Measurement tools skills
    • Power tools skills
    • Composites manufacturing skills
    • Career building skills