Boeing Pre-Employment Training

Boeing Pre-Employment Training

Program Description

The Boeing Pre-Employment Training program focuses on training and positioning job candidates for successful careers at Boeing. Not only will students develop the important technical skills and the soft skills (like teamwork and communication) that Boeing seeks, graduates are guaranteed an interview with Boeing.

Two Assembly Mechanic Training Tracks

  • Sheet Metal Assembler & Riveter (SMAR) 
    • Provides entry-level skills in hole preparation and installation of fasteners, including rivets, lockbolts, nutplate installation and removal procedures, and safe practices related to manufacturing aircraft metal structures.
    • Designed to prepare students for entry into the fabrication of sheet metal assemblies for the aircraft industry.
    • 208 Contact Hours of training
    • Day and Night class options
  • Composites Technology
    • Provides entry-level skills in aircraft fundamentals, intro to composites, composite materials, safety, material handling and control, lay-up principles, pressure and curing.
    • Designed to prepare student for entry into the fabrication of composite assemblies for the aircraft production industry.
    • 160 Contact Hours of training
    • Day and Night class options

Program Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Resume
  • WorkKeys Scores
    • Applied Math - 4
    • Graphic Literacy - 4
    • Workplace Documents - 5
  • Pass Layout/Measuring Assessment
  • Additional pre-screening may be required by Boeing staff (composites only)

Program Location

Center for Workforce Innovation

STLCC-Florissant Valley Campus

3344 Pershall Rd, Ferguson, MO 63135

Program Cost

Currently, there is no cost to students to attend either Boeing Pre-Employment Training track (SMAR or composites). All costs are covered by Boeing St. Louis.  However, if you do not meet the required score(s) and wish to retest, there is a $20 per assessment fee.

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is not Federal Financial Aid/Pell Eligible.

Upon Completion 

Those who successfully complete the program will receive an interview with Boeing.  Participation in this program does not guarantee employment.

Career Outlook

More than 950 graduates have been employed with Boeing during the 14 years STLCC has been partnering with Boeing to provide this pre-employment program.

Interested in this program?

Start the enrollment process today by visiting the Boeing Pre-Employment Training page.