Core Plus is a two-year, standardized high school curriculum...
recognized by the manufacturing industry throughout Washington State to prepare high school graduates for an entry-level career in manufacturing.
Year 1 - The Core
The first year of curriculum teaches basic manufacturing skills that apply to industries across all Washington industrial sectors. This includes use and safety of shop equipment, precision measuring, material science, print reading, as well as extensive record keeping.
Year 2 - The Plus
The second year goes more in depth on the industry sector in which the teacher deems as important to their community. Focuses can be composites, construction, electronics, metal fabricating, aerospace, maritime and auto.
development opportunities are available on a continuing basis to
teachers through the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of
Public Instruction (OSPI). Start-up grants are available from the State
Access to the curriculum is restricted to approved instructors and industry partners whom are given an enrollment key from OSPI. If you are interested in accessing the curriculum, complete and submit the questionnaire below.