Program Code: 746-10
Individuals accepted into and completing the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprenticeship program now have an educational option in pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science Degree. NNSY Apprentices who complete the Tidewater Community College Career Studies Certificate - Trades Technician, the NNSY Apprentice program to obtain Journeyman status and additional college courses may earn the Associate of Applied Science Maritime Technologies - Specialization Trades Technician.
The Maritime Technologies program is designed to prepare novice students for employment in a variety of areas within the maritime industry, to include the following: electrician, electronics technician, inside machinist, outside machinist, pipefitter, rigger, painter, carpenter, insulator, shipfitter, welder and sheetmetal worker. The program provides students with a comprehensive set of maritime industry-related skills.
Graduates of this Maritime Technologies specialization who have also completed a registered apprenticeship program will be prepared to apply for supervisory positions within the maritime industry or to pursue a career pathway to a university in a related program. Other specializations are offered, and TCC advisors and counselors are available to provide specific course information about these options.