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Install and test ship machinery and mechanical components...
Outside machinist apprentices install and test a ship’s major machinery and other mechanical components. They learn the safe operation of shop machines and hand and power tools to install and test systems and nuclear reactor turbines, generators, pumps, propellers, rudders, periscopes and armaments.
X431 Machinery Installation Theory 40 Hours 3 Credits
X432 Introduction to Hydraulics 30 Hours 2 Credits
X433 Ships Systems 40 Hours 3 Credits
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.