Molder

Produce finished castings from ferrous and nonferrous metals...

Program catalog

Description

Molder apprentices work in the shipyard's foundry, one of the few foundries in the United States capable of pouring a large variety of ferrous and nonferrous metals. Molder apprentices receive an overview of each foundry operation and learn necessary processes to produce a finished casting from raw materials.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

A5721 Foundry Processes 40 Hours 3 Credits

A5722 Blueprint Reading for Molders 60 Hours 4 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.