Feb 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog SVC 
2023-2024 Catalog SVC

Composites Repair Technician Micro-Certificate

18 credits

This micro-certificate provides students with an overview of composites and their application across a spectrum of industries. Instruction covers materials commonly used in composite manufacturing processes such as hand lay-up, filament winding, compression molding, resin-transfer molding, and pultrusion. The fundamentals of fiberglass reinforced plastics with emphasis on chemical safety applicable to poly and vinyl-ester resins, solvents, and epoxies are taught. Students will receive hands-on training in use of molds, gel coats, release agents, resins, cosmetic color matching, and reinforcing materials in hand layup and vacuum infusion, and structural repair. Industry-appropriate shop safety standards and correct use of Personal Protection Equipment is also covered. A certificate is awarded to students who complete the following courses with a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) and a minimum letter grade of C- or above in all required courses.

For more information, please contact the department chair: Bruce Poole | 360.416.6549 | bruce.poole@skagit.edu