Create patterns used to produce foundry castings...

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Patternmaker apprentices learn the fundamentals of wood and tool selection and shaping, forming and joining techniques. They lay out and construct simple patterns before training progresses to more complex jobs, including collapsible, unusually shaped and large patterns.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

M711 Patternmaker’s Theory 60 Hourse 4 Credits

A5721 Foundry Processes 40 Hours 3 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.