Washington Aerospace Training & Research (WATR) Center

Program Overview

12 WEEKS THAT COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE

In 12 short weeks you could have the certificates of completion and the skills you need to qualify for a career in aerospace. The education you'll receive includes interactive, simulation-based online learning that is blended with instructor-led, hands-on laboratory instruction.

All WATR program courses (Core and Specialty) are 12 weeks in length. Students must achieve a 3.0 GPA (80%) on all on-line quizzes and on the final exam to receive a Certificate of Completion and move on to their specialty program. Students must achieve a 3.0 GPA (80%) on all online quizzes, the final exam and on lab projects to receive a Certificate of Completion in any of the specialty programs.

  • 66% of your learning time will be spent in online courses.
  • The average online course progression is three modules per day.
  • 34% of your learning time will be instructor-led laboratory instruction where you will gain hands-on experience applying your knowledge and skills.
  • If you have already completed a WATR program course and would like to take additional specialty course/s, the Core program is not required.
  • New courses start approximately every 30 days.
  • Scheduling of the certificate programs is subject to change based upon the needs of our industry partners.
  • All courses and programs are administered by Edmonds Community College.
  • For the most up-to-date class schedules, please check our website.
  • When you see a date that fits your schedule go to our Registration page and register if paying by credit card or call the registration desk at 425.640.1840 for other types of payment.