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Boeing Pre-Employment Training


Boeing Pre-Employment Training

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Florissant Valley | Center for Workforce Innovation

Build something amazing. Since 2007, Boeing and STLCC's innovative workforce development partnership has trained and positioned job candidates for successful careers at Boeing.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

Update as of April 10, 2020

All Boeing Pre-Employment Training activities are suspended for the time being. This includes classes, informational sessions, all testing, and our Women in Aerospace Manufacturing (WAM) event. If you are scheduled for any of these you will receive an email with more information. St. Louis Community College continues to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and keeps the health and safety of all students a priority. Please check back periodically for updates. As soon as we have been given a return date we will update this website and resume all activities...

Résumés are still being accepted. We encourage you to submit yours during this time.


Looking for an exciting career at Boeing?

STLCC offers two training pathways for assembly mechanic jobs at Boeing. The training is free and ideal for those who are mechanically inclined and able to pass pre-screening assessments.

Not only will you develop the important technical skills and the soft skills (like teamwork and communication) that Boeing seeks, as a graduate, you will be guaranteed an interview with Boeing.

Over 650 graduates have been employed with Boeing in the 10+ years STLCC has been partnering with Boeing to provide this pre-employment program.

Two Assembly Mechanic Training Tracks

Sheet Metal Assembler & Riveter (SMAR)

208 hours of training

Day Classes:
5 weeks | 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Evening Classes:
8 weeks | 5-10 p.m., Monday-Friday

Composites Mechanic

128 hours of training

Day Classes:
3 weeks | 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Evening Classes:
4 weeks | 5-10 p.m., Monday-Friday

Upcoming Women in Aerospace Manufacturing Event

We can do it!Calling all women... does a career in aerospace manufacturing sound interesting but you’re not sure if it’s a good fit for you? Boeing St. Louis and St. Louis Community College are hosting their popular Women in Aerospace Manufacturing event.


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


Be sure to check the website periodically for updates!


Center for Workforce Innovation, STLCC Florissant Valley Campus
3344 Pershall Rd., Ferguson, Missouri.

Cost of Program

Currently there is no cost to students to attend either Boeing Pre-Employment Training track (SMAR or composites).

All costs are covered by a combination of resources provided by Boeing, St. Louis Community College and the Missouri Division of Workforce Development.

Program Location

Center for Workforce Innovation
STLCC-Florissant Valley campus
3344 Pershall Rd, Ferguson, MO 63135

Program Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Résumé
  • WorkKeys Tests
  • Lay-out/Measuring Assessment
  • Pre-screen with Boeing staff (composites only)
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How to Apply

  1. Send your résumé to boeingtraining@stlcc.edu.
    Please be sure to include all skills, hobbies, tools and work experience that would reflect your mechanical aptitude on the resume.
  2. Once we have received your résumé, applicants will be 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 www.workkeys.org.
    • There is no cost for the first round of WorkKeys assessments; however, if you do not meet the required score(s) and wish to retest, there is a $20 per assessment fee.
  3. When you meet the required WorkKeys scores you will be scheduled for the Lay-out/Measuring Assessment. This is a pass/fail assessment of your ability to follow directions, interpret measurements and measure accurately. If you do not pass the layout assessment, you will not be eligible for either training option.
    • Composites Only: Pre-Screening with Boeing Staff. Upon successful completion of all testing requirements, Boeing composite staff will review your résumé and, if accepted, invite you for a face-to-face meeting for eligibility into the Composite classes. Those applicants not selected for the Composite pathway are still eligible for the Sheet Metal class.
  4. Once you have met all the program screening requirements, you will be placed into an applicant pool for an upcoming class.

A minimum score of 75% is required on each graded 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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