Composites Manufacturing

  • Learn to use composite materials (examples: Fiberglass, Kevlar, Carbon Fiber and Epoxy, Polyester and Vinyl ester resins)

  • Design, repair and fabricate projects such as watercraft, architectural components, skateboards and skis

  • Practice a variety of construction methods including building a mold from a plug, hand lay up, using core materials, vacuum bagging and vacuum infusion  


This one-year program is designed to expose students to one of the fastest growing industries in the world. From skis and snowboards to airplanes, boats and architecture, composites manufacturing plays an essential role in all major industries. Students will gain a strong understanding of composite materials, shop safety, project design, and fabrication techniques. Projects include: small watercraft, architectural components, skis, snowboards, and skateboards.

Business Connections

Potential Careers

  • Composites Technician
  • Composite Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Ski/Board Shaper
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Wind Energy/Alternative Energy System Engineer