Center for Workforce Excellence

A-XP Engineering Bridge Program

Program Overview

This program provides a four-week course to bridge oil and gas engineers into the second largest industry in the state – Aerospace.

Each week builds upon the other with different principals of the aerospace industry beginning with aerospace terms and practices, advancing to quality and airworthiness issues. This will be followed with an introduction to system level courses such as aircraft systems (general-propulsion, hydraulics, avionics, electrical) and ending with logistics and resources. The course provides an introductory opportunity to the tenants of the aerospace industry allowing for enhanced onboarding for new hires into aerospace, upskilling and access into aerospace for job seekers. The course will be led by qualified instructor(s) in the aerospace industry.

Program Organizer

This program is powered through a collaboration of the Oklahoma Center for Workforce Excellence in Aerospace and Cybersecurity. Operating partners include Rose State College, Tulsa Community College and Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT).

Program Offering Location

The program will be offered on the Rose State College and Tulsa Community College campuses at various times and dependent on industry needs/requests. Classes may also be offered on the OSUIT campus located in Okmulgee.


Participants will take pre- and post-tests assessing knowledge and upon successful completion receive a course Certificate of Achievement.

To Register:

Interested parties can register at the following:


Name of Program:

Oklahoma A-XP: Bridging Skills Course


The cost of the four-week program is $1,000/person.

Pre-requisite to take course:

An engineering degree is needed to be accepted into this program. Non-aerospace backgrounds are desired.

Course Schedule:

Dates: June 22nd - July 29th, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm / Tuesdays & Thursdays


Rose State College
Professional Training Center
1720 Hudiburg Drive
Midwest City, OK. 73110


For more information, contact Rose State College
VP External Affairs
Tamara Pratt