Machinist

Work a wide variety of metals to produce valves, bolts, shafts, bushings and other close tolerance machined parts...

Program catalog

Description

Machinist apprentices learn to operate all major types of manual and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools – including boring mills, lathes and milling machines – in the shipyard's vast machine shop complex. They work a wide variety of metals to produce valves, bolts, shafts, bushings and other close tolerance machined parts.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

M531 Machinist Shop Theory 30 Hours 2 Credits

M533 Numerical Control Programming/Lab 80 Hrs 3 Credits

World Class Shipbuilder Curriculum (WCSC)

The WCSC supports the entire apprentice program by providing each apprentice with the technical knowledge required for the mastery of a trade, and an opportunity to obtain an associate degree in business administration, engineering technology, or engineering. The curriculum provides the educational foundation necessary for continued growth throughout a career.