Composite Materials Technology is offered at the Kirtland Central Campus in Roscommon.
Companies working with composites in Michigan: 48
What they do with composites:
- design and build
- measure and analyze
Composites are cool
low mass and
… and make wood, plastic, foam, ceramic and metal products that are
used in aerospace and automotive applications
5x stronger than steel at a fraction of the weight
The concept is a:
materials blending process that started in the 50s
mix of plastic and something else to make a product stronger
Who does well in it?
People who are:
What would you do?
Walk in and start at a technician’s level in a composites manufacturing facility to:
Why take it?
This is a flagship program. There are no others like it in the state. You will be in the first composites class here at Kirtland. You will be prepared to work in industries that fabricate lightweight, structurally strong, composite assemblies for a variety of applications. Our brand new training will teach you:
the significance of composites
new product development to methods for different molding techniques
pre- and post-manufacturing processing and finishing
inspection and test methods
Where would you work?
Any place making the next generation of products in:
The job prospects are real.
Check out the evidence via MLive Business.
Complete our Composites certificate program and you’re guaranteed an interview.
Composites manufacturers want to talk to you — they’ve already been asking.
Licensing requirements for employment
Composite Materials Technology
State licensing or Industry Certification is not required for employment in this occupational area but it may be available and useful to strengthen a student’s application for positions. Please see a faculty member for more information about certifications.