Dimensional Control Technician


Program catalog

Apprentices selected for this program will perform comprehensive industrial measurement surveys of the ship and in-process manufactured structures and components. DC apprentices will utilize industrial measurement equipment for precision setting, alignment, and calibration of structures, weapon systems, machinery, and propulsion systems. DC apprentices will also develop accuracy control plans to predict and reduce the variability of fabricated, machined, and assembled products through the interim stages of the shipbuilding and manufacturing process.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

O681 Industrial Measurement - Instrumentation 168 Hours 6 Credits

O682 Industrial Measurement - Trades Processing 80 Hours 3 Credits

O683 Industrial Measurement - Processing 64 Hours 3 Credits

X421 Introduction to Pipefitting 24 Hours 1 Credit

X422 Blueprint Reading Fundamentals and Procedures 24 Hours 1 Credit

X431 Machinery Installation Theory 40 Hours 3 Credits

About Advanced Programs

Apprentices selected for the Advanced Optional Programs will spend about two years on the waterfront and the remainder of the apprenticeship in the optional program for which they are selected. Criteria for selection include academic grades, craft performance, attendance, personal interest, and aptitude for the work.