Coatings Specialist

Protect and enhance ship operations and appearance...

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Coatings specialist apprentices prepare and sandblast surfaces and select the methods of coating application. They apply special hull treatments to protect and enhance the operations and appearance of ships and learn to interpret paint schedules, estimate the amount of materials required and perform final quality inspections.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

X331 Paint and Surface Preparation: 40 Hours, 2 Credits

X332 Blueprint Reading for Painters: 10 Hours, 1 Credit

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.