Registered Apprenticeship Career Expo Night - Thursday, July 26
The divisino of Registered Apprenticeship and the Virginia Tidewater Consortium's (VTC) Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting a "Registered Apprenticeship Career Expo Night" for all registered sponsors/employers affiliated with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Apprenticeship in the Tidewater Region. The Expo is open to the general public. A great opportunity to meet employers that can offer potential employment as an apprentice. Remember to bring your resume and to impress.
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Regular and Speciality Martime Courses
TCC offers regularly scheduled courses related to ship repair in: welding; machine tool operations; marine diesel repair; air conditioning, heating and refrigeration; and industrial supervision. In addition, specialty courses in ship repair have been developed to prepare employees in skill areas identified by industry employers. These courses are offered by request on-site at shipyards and after hours at TCC campuses.
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The Smart Center
The SMART Center creates synergy among maritime and transportation industries and educational professionals building a highly skilled and educated workforce, linking registered apprenticeship with academic credentials. Through the development of career pathways students earning career studies certificates can accumulate credits toward associate and baccalaureate degrees.
- Current Specialty Courses Schedule
- No specialty courses are currently being offered. Please call 757-822-7727 to request a course.
- The Maritime and Transportation Center can offer any of the follow classes by request. These classes can be designed to fit the needs of the employer. That includes planning courses on-site and after hours, in addition to all the traditional resources available. We can also design courses not listed here to fit your specific training needs. Contact the Center at (757) 822-7727 for more information about how we can help your company.
- ETR 193 Connecterization | 2 credits
- Fabrication and repair of shipboard Electrical/Electronic Multipin cables. Cable identification, preparation, assembly and quality assurance inspection process.
- IND 105 Nondestructive Inspections and Testing | 3 credits
- Studies nondestructive inspection and testing methods as they relate to industry. May include radiographic (RT), ultrasonic (UT), eddy current (ET), magnetic particle (MT), and liquid penetrant (PT) or other methods of testing.
- IND 115 Materials and Processes of Industry | 4 credits
- Studies industrial/engineering material and contemporary processes for the manufacture of products. Investigates the materialâ€™s nature, structure and properties. Examines the processes and their effects on materials.
- IND 145 Introduction to Metrology | 3 credits
- Studies principles of measurement and calibration control, application of statistics to measurement processes, and standards of measurements in calibration. May include the use of gauges and instruments in modern production and dimensional control concepts. Lecture and Laboratory.
- IND 216 Plant Layout and Materials Handling | 3 credits
- Examines arrangement and layout of physical facilities. Explains material handling and modern techniques for efficient utilization of space. Lecture and Laboratory.
Registered Appreniceship Programs
Job Line Number: (757) 494-2964
BAE Systems Human Resources: (757) 494-2950, (757) 494-4323, (757) 494-2965
Four-year ship repair program leading to a Master Journeyworker's License, within the following professions: Sheet Metal Worker, Carpenter, Dock Master, Electrician, Inside Machinist, Outside Machinist, Pipefitter, Rigger, Shipfitter, and Welder.
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This four-year program offers a registered apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Programs: Polymold Tech, Mechanic, and QA tech.
Newport News Shipbuilding/HII
Apprentices begin their careers in one of 19 waterfront trades and complete
foundational coursework taught by highly qualified Apprentice School faculty in the
first year. Apprentices then become eligible for optional academic and occupational
programs based on their performance in the first year. These programs include
Advanced Shipyard Operations, Marine Design, Production Planning, Modeling and
Simulation Analyst, Nuclear Test Technician and Cost Estimation. Criteria for selection
include academic grades, craft performance, attendance, personal interest,
and aptitude for the work.
Earl Industries, LLC
Three-year ship repair program within the maritime trades include: Marine
Electrician, Shipfitter, Marine Welder, Pipefitter, Sheet Metal Worker, and Machinists.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Four-year ship repair program in occupational fields such as: Welder, Pipefitter,
Electrician, Machinist, Rigger, Fabric Worker, Metals Inspectors, Shipfitter.
Apprentice Application for Employment
Colonnaâ€™s Shipyard Human Resources: (757) 545-2414.
Four-year ship repair program leading to a Journeyworkerâ€™s License and Maritime
Thermo-Trol Systems, Inc.
Four-year program to become an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) Journeyworker Mechanic with DDC (Direct Digital Controls).
Colonial Webb Contractors
Four-year program to become an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)Journeyworker Mechanic.
Four year program in ship repair and alterations leading to journeyworkerâ€™s license in the maritime trades, specializing in marine electrical and mechanical contracts.
Four-year program in ship repair, modification, and ship design leading to
journeyworkerâ€™s license and maritime trade certification.
Collin's Machine Works
Four-year program as machinists and welders using computer numerically
controlled machinery leading to journeyworkerâ€™s license and
maritime trade certification.
Four-year program to journeyworker level within the following trades: Electrician, High Voltage Electrician, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Plumber, Pipefitter, Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic, Heavy Moblie Equipment Mechanic, and Automotive Mechanic.
Four-year program to journeyworker level within the marine electrical and marine mechanical trades.
Supervision in Ship Repair Program
This program provides education for shipyard workers who desire to become supervisors and managers and to those who are new to management within the industry.
Students can obtain a Supervision in Ship Repair Career Studies certificate or an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Technical Studies.
Contact the Center for more information about these degrees or contact their academic advisor.