North Idaho College's new Aerospace Division began training in Aerospace Composites Technology in Fall 2013 and is preparing more curriculum to suit the region’s aerospace manufacturing and aircraft maintenance employers. Academic year 2014-2015 will see the addition of semester-long programs in computer numeric control (CNC) Mill Operator training and non-destructive testing (NDT). NIC is pursuing federal aviation administration (FAA) certification to train ‘general’ and ‘airframe’ qualified maintenance technicians. NIC Aerospace is housed at 1845 Dakota Ave in Hayden, ID.

Please see the respective program websites for further details, contact information, and information on applying.

Aerospace Composite Technology / program sheet

Aerospace CNC Mill Operator / ( pending - not yet offered )

Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection / ( pending - not yet offered )

Note: As a condition of the grant that is supporting NIC Aerospace, there is a priority of service to veterans of the U.S. Armed forces. Those who have served or are still serving, please indicate your interest in an e-mail.

Local Industry
Composites-interest in Northern Idaho:


Industry in this region:

  • Idaho Aerospace Alliance |
  • Inland Northwest Aerospace Alliance |
  • Triumph Composite Systems - Airway Heights, WA
  • ATC Manufacturing - Spokane Valley, WA
  • Multi-Fab - Spokane Valley, WA
  • C&D Zodiac - Newport, WA

Idaho suppliers to the Boeing Company [PDF]

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