Outside Machinist – VSRA Pre-Hire Program*
Associated Credential: Certificate for Marine Outside Machinist
February 25 – March 8, 2019
March 18 – 29, 2019
April 8 – 19, 2019
April 29 – May 10
Days/Times: Mondays – Fridays, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
WCG Price: $667
Location: Hobbs Suffolk Campus
The course is 2 weeks (80 hours) long designed to prepare candidates to enter the outside machinist department at NNS. The course will cover safety, an introduction to a variety of tools and machinist skills, a validation of basic machinist competencies, and an evaluation of employability skills. This program is designed to be 90% hands-on, focusing on a candidate’s ability to follow verbal and written instruction, display manual dexterity consistent with the craft, accomplish specific tasks in a reasonable time, and perform all activities in a safe manner.
Student must also attend OSHA 10 training class conducted by the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) as part of completion of this course. Dates to be determined by VSRA.
*Students for this class will be screened and selected by the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) for this class.
Outside Machinist Pre-Hire Program must apply online for the “Outside Machinist Trainee” position with Newport News Shipbuilding or visit www.huntingtoningalls.com/careers, click on the Trades/Crafts jobs and search for “Outside Machinist Trainee”.