Shipbuilding Disciplines Course Catalog Program Curricula

Programs

Apprentices complete 1,000 hours of course work in the Trade Related Education Curriculum (TREC) and World Class Shipbuilder Curriculum (WCSC). The curricula complement on-the-job training with a strong foundation in shipbuilding discipline theory and prepare apprentices to further their education.

Shipbuilding Disciplines

Coatings Specialist
Preparation and application of industrial coatings...

Electrician
Complex electrical systems, including lighting, power...

Heating and Air Conditioning
Repair and maintenance of climate-control equipment

Heavy Metal Fabricator
Creating industrial steel components...

Insulator
Learning how to minimize energy loss through efficient insulation...

Machinist
Learning the precision skill of industrial machining...

Maintenance Electrician
Repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and facilities...

Maintenance Pipefitter
Learning to repair and maintain various piping systems and facilities…

Millwright
Learning about the repair and installation of machinery...

Molder
Learning the craft of creating finished castings for metal pours...

Non-Destructive Tester
The science of inspecting materials for defects...

Outside Machinist
The installation and testing of a ship's major machinery...

Patternmaker
Woodworking to create patterns for metal castings...

Pipefitter
Learning to install, inspect, test and operate various ship systems...

Rigger
Learning to operate cranes and other handling equipment...

Sheet Metal Worker
Learning about construction of items made with sheet metal...

Shipfitter
The structural phases of building a ship's steel hull...

Welder
Learning the craft of welding and related aspects of shipbuilding...

Welding Equipment Repair
Welding equipment maintenance and welding basics...

Advanced Disciplines
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