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Opened in 2010, the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center is the educational resource for career pathways in the aerospace industry.

Located at the Paine Field airport in Snohomish County, the center was built to create career opportunities and to serve the aerospace industry.

At the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center you can learn the skills required for a high-wage, high-demand aerospace job in just 12 weeks.

In addition, you will also be earning college credit and certificates of completion that will qualify you for career opportunities in aerospace.

The center offers several educational programs that are designed to get you trained and ready for high-paying jobs in the shortest possible amount of time.

Come in or call us today to see how the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center can change the direction of your life and your career.




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There is nothing cooler than being around airplanes. Airplanes contain more technology than any other product in the world.

How would you like to tell your friends and family that you help to build the planes they fly on?

Who wouldn’t think that was cool?

Here are a few of the partnerships for teens who are interested in aerospace:





WATR In the news

02-15-2014 WATR Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available


01-08-2013 Edmonds Community College and the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center receive a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence award.

09-01-2013 WATR Summer 2013 Newsletter is now available

05-01-2013 WATR Spring 2013 Newsletter is now available

03-23-2013 Edmonds Community College to participate in a $15m U.S. Department of Labor grant for aerospace education

03-01-2013 WATR Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available

02-06-2013 Paine Field aerospace training center to grow

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visit the center

The Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center is open daily from 8am to 5pm.

Our address is:

3008 100th Street SW
Paine Field
Everett, WA 98204

Click here for a map





The Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center was featured on National Public Radio for its innovative training programs. Listen now.



Student loans are available from the Washington Student Achievement Council.

Download the loan application forms here:

Loan Guidelines

Loan Application PDF Format

Loan Application Word Format

Promissory Note without Cosigner

Co-signer Application(PDF)

Promissory Note with Cosigner


The GET Program is Washington's 529 prepaid college tuition plan. It was established in 1998 to help families save for their child's future higher education.

See how you can use your GET funds for tuition at the WARTC.

Sallie Mae student loan programs may be the right choice for you.



If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces you may be eligible for the G.I. Bill.

To learn more visit these sites:

U.S. GI Bill Loan Program

Edmonds Veterans Resource Center