Fabricate all structures to complete the steel work of a ship...

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Shipfitter apprentices contribute to all structural phases of the ship’s hull construction, including fabrication, assembly and alignment of the ship structures. They build in-place all interior structures, hatches, doors, and bulkheads to complete the steel work of the ship and gain experience in aircraft carrier and submarine construction and aircraft carrier overhaul.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

X111 Hull Construction I 18 Hours 1 Credit

X113 Hull Construction II CVN Drawings and Work Packages 8 Hours 1 Credit

X114 Hull Construction II VCS Drawings and Work Packages 8 Hours 1 Credit

X115 Hull Construction III 24 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.