Boeing Pre-Employment Training

Boeing Pre-Employment Training

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

Five-week, 208 hour employer specific program of instruction in aircraft assembly techniques for Assembly Mechanic positions within Boeing. Skills and Qualifications: Must be mechanically inclined and pass all required prescreening tests. Training is free to those who qualify.

Program Coordinator



Looking for an exciting career at Boeing? STLCC offers two training pathways to Assembly Mechanic jobs with Boeing.

STLCC has been partnering with Boeing for over ten years to provide this pre-employment program. Over 475 graduates have been employed with Boeing.

Assembly Mechanic Training Options

Sheet Metal Assembler & Riveter (SMAR)

208 hours of training

Day Classes 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, 5 weeks
Now accepting resumes, classes start monthly

Evening Classes 5–10 p.m., Monday – Friday, 8 weeks
Now accepting resumes for summer 2018 classes

Composites Mechanic

168 hours of training

Day Classes 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, 5 weeks
Now accepting resumes for summer 2018 classes

Evening Classes 5–10 p.m., Monday – Friday, 8 weeks
Now accepting resumes for summer 2018 classes

We Can Do It! posterLadies – Do you think a career in aerospace manufacturing sounds interesting but you’re not sure if it’s a good fit for you?

Boeing St. Louis and St. Louis Community College are hosting our first Women in Aerospace Manufacturing event.

Join us for this free, hands-on event and find out if YOU CAN DO IT!

Register now for either the Tuesday, May 15, or Thursday, May 17, 6-8 p.m. evening event!

Program Location

All training takes place at STLCC’s Center for Workforce Innovation on the Florissant Valley Campus, 3344 Pershall Rd, Ferguson, MO 63135.

Cost of Program

Currently there is no cost to students to attend either of these training programs. All costs are covered by a combination of resources provided by Boeing, St. Louis Community College and the Missouri Division of Workforce Development.

Requirements to Get into the Program

  1. Resume
  2. WorkKeys Assessments
  3. Lay-out/Measuring Assessment (SMAR only)

How to Get Started

Send a resume to

Please be sure to include all skills, hobbies, tools, and work experience that would reflect your mechanical aptitude on the resume.

Once we have received your resume, you will contacted by program staff and scheduled for WorkKeys Assessments.

  • Required WorkKeys Scores: Applied Math 4, Graphic Literacy 4, Workplace Documents 5
  • To find out more about the WorkKeys Assessments please visit
  • There is no cost for the first round of assessments, however if you do not meet the required score(s) and wish to retest, there is a $20 per assessment fee.

When you meet the required score you will be scheduled for the Lay-out/Measuring Assessment (SMAR only). This is a pass/fail assessment of your ability to follow-directions and measure accurately.

Once you have met all the program requirements you be placed into an upcoming class.

A minimum score of 75% is required on all grades tests/projects.

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

For additional information and details on the application process, please call 314-513-4602.


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