PNAA October Breakfast Meeting -
Hitting the Road with AJAC's Mobile Training Unit
AJAC is taking its training on the road, with its new Advanced Inspection and Manufacturing Mobile Training Unit (AIM-MTU) – a 53 foot classroom on wheels will travel across Washington State to employer worksites and community/technical colleges. The AIM-MTU will offer hands-on apprenticeship and technical short-term training to the next generation of advanced manufacturing tradespeople.
At this month’s PNAA breakfast, AJAC will share the many benefits the AIM-MTU can offer companies through on-site visits, such as specialized trainings. Attendees will be taken on a tour of the AIM-MTU, so they can get a first -hand look at the state-of-the-art equipment and technology the AIM-MTU will be using to carry out its training - CAD, CAM and HAAS Simulators, advanced metrology lab, 3-D prototype technology, CMM and more! AJAC will also give attendees an overview of its organization, explaining how its apprenticeship programs offer a method to capture the knowledge and trade secrets of their master tradespeople - providing employers with a highly skilled workforce.
Click here to find out more about the AIM-MTU.
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About the Presenter
Laura Hopkins was raised in Japan and came to the U.S. to attend college where she received a degree in Sociology. She went on to get her Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license and also received her helicopter private pilot’s license. Laura worked in the aerospace industry first as a mechanic then transitioned into a Customer Quality Support representative working primarily with Japanese airlines. During this time, she received her Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science and went on to become Dean of the Part 147 Aviation Maintenance program at South Seattle Community College. She later transitioned to Dean of Transportation programs. In September of 2008, Laura began working as Training Director of AJAC and she he is currently the Executive Director.