Welder

Perform welds in all phases of ship construction...

Program catalog

Description

Welding apprentices learn the full range of manual, semiautomatic and automatic welding processes in the shipyard's welding school. They use a wide range of metals and welding processes to perform structural and pipe welds in all phases of ship construction.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

X111 Hull Construction I 18 Hours 1 Credit

X185 Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing 12 Hours 1 Credit

X183 Welding Fundamentals: SMAW and GMAW 32 Hours 2 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.