Stay grounded in industries including aerospace, energy, medical, automotive, and marine - offering superior qualities of strength, weight, and flexibility in manufacturing. Identify unique characteristics of composite materials and apply the fundamental and practical knowledge necessary to build and maintain composite structures. San Jacinto EDGE Center Houston Spaceport at Ellington Airport offers hands-on aerospace training on-site to land your perfect career track.

Training offered face-to-face, hybrid/blended or fully online and may be customized to meet business client needs. Grant funding may be available to eligible students & businesses.


Cost and Start Dates

  • $2,275
  • October 3, 2022
  • November 1, 2022
  • February 6, 2023
  • March 6, 2023

Course Topics

  • Composite Material Safety
  • Types of Composite materials
  • Composite Materials
  • Tools Assembly Operations
  • Inspection Techniques
  • Drilling and Cutting


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Upon successful completion of this program, students can apply for a national certification with CertTEC.



Core (Pre-Track)

Salary Information

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic annual median salary*

  • Texas – $30,150TX– $33,100
  • Nationwide as of 2-8-2022

*Source: O*NET, updated 2022

Contact Us

EDGE Center
13150 Space Center Blvd., Houston, TX 77059
(281) 542-2020