Sheet Metal Worker

Perform outfitting and finish work for ship construction...

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Sheet metal apprentices are responsible for the majority of the interior finish work on naval vessels. They utilize welding qualifications and trade theory to manipulate sheet metal to fabricate shipboard bunks, lockers, stowage bins, workbenches, furniture, bulkheads, ventilation, doors, ladders and handrails.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

X321 Blueprint and Group Sheet Reading 15 Hours 1 Credit

X322 Materials, Machine Processes, Drilling and Tapping 20 Hours 1 Credit

X323 Sheet Metal Layout 18 hours 1 Credit

X324 Advanced Print Reading 34 Hours 2 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.