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Aerospace Manufacturing

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Become a skilled production worker, career-ready and on the cutting edge of aerospace composite manufacturing.

Combine practical skills with exacting standards and intricate designs to build aerospace components in a dynamic industry.

The Aerospace Manufacturing program was collaboratively developed by Boeing Canada, Bristol Aerospace and RRC Polytech to prepare students for positions as skilled production workers in the aerospace composite manufacturing industry.

The program consists of ten separate courses, all with theory-based lectures followed by practical project-based workshops where applicable. Each course has been streamlined to give you the maximum amount of effective learning over the shortest possible time.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Program Delivery
    In-person
  • In-person Location
    Stevenson Campus
  • Intakes
    Fall and Winter
  • Program Length
    5 months
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $5,300 – $6,000
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

In this one-term program, you’ll combine theory-based classroom learning with practical experience to build the vital skills you need to start a successful career in the aerospace manufacturing industry.

TERM 1

Explore modern aerospace manufacturing, including lay-up techniques, honeycomb core fabrication, composite panel repair and assembly methods and processes.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Aircraft component repair

AFFILIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

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Learn to fabricate composite using realistic aircraft parts.
Students working on propellor
Build the technical knowledge and practical skills you need to efficiently disassemble, fit, repair and replace parts.
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Master the art of manipulating metal, learning vital and versatile processes like bucking rivets into sheet metal.
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Explore sheet metal assembly processes and take advantage of state-of-the-art equipment and industry-standard materials to graduate career-ready.

Graduate Success

The Aerospace Manufacturing program prepares you for a career with North America’s largest aerospace manufacturer. The technical skills and practical experience you develop in this program can also be transferred to a career in general manufacturing or with other aerospace suppliers.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

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$47K – AVERAGE NEW GRAD SALARY

Our graduates have the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed, lead and innovate in Manitoba’s aerospace manufacturing industry. RRC Polytech programs are designed to build valuable work experience and career-ready skills that allow you to achieve and expand your career goals.

100% – RECOMMEND PROGRAM TO OTHERS

RRC Polytech programs are developed in collaboration with expert instructors, employers and industry leaders. Boeing Canada, Bristol Aerospace and RRC Polytech collaborated to create the Aerospace Manufacturing program to ensure that the skills you learn are practical and versatile and meet industry needs.

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Students working on propellor

100% – SATISFIED WITH RRC POLYTECH EDUCATION

Our passionate instructors come directly from the aerospace and manufacturing industries. They combine years of work experience, industry expertise and education to give you an engaging learning experience.

“The Aerospace Manufacturing program helped improve my skills. I use the knowledge I learned in the program at work, in my volunteer position and, as a transportation enthusiast, in my everyday life.”

Andrew Moore
Magellan Aerospace

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As an Aerospace Manufacturing student, you are passionate about aerospace technology and enjoy working with mechanical parts. You excel at reading intricate technical drawings, take pride in your work and complete tasks to exacting standards. You are keen to use practical skills, advanced manufacturing techniques and cutting-edge equipment to solve complex challenges.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Ethical
  • Logical thinker
  • Practical
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Instruction following
  • Integrity
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem solving
  • Work ethic

INTERESTS

  • Aerospace
  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Technician
  • Airplanes
  • Aviation

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

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OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

Begin Your Journey

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Start Your Application

Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

Funding Your Education

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and scholarships to help tackle your financial needs.

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We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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