The Apprentice School

Newport News, VA

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The Apprentice School

The Apprentice School

The Apprentice School Student Essentials

The Apprentice School Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Mascot: Builder
Website: as.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Selective
Enrollment: 800
Year Established: 1919

About The Apprentice School

The Apprentice School-founded in 1919 at Newport News Shipbuilding- is the preeminent apprenticeship program in the nation and offers four, five, and eight year apprenticeships in nineteen shipbuilding disciplines and nine advanced programs of study. The Apprentice School is accredited by the Commission of the Council of the Council on Occupational Education and registered with the Virginia Apprenticeship Council. The Apprentice School offers extraordinary apprenticeships, competitive pay, benefits, the ability to learn a trade, and the opportunity to earn college credit with no college debt! The mission of The Apprentice School is to contribute to the profitability and growth of Newport News Shipbuilding by recruiting, training, and developing men and women for careers in shipbuilding. To provide the company with a continuous supply of journeypersons who possess the skills. knowledge, and pride of workmanship which have traditionally distinguished the shipbuilding craftsman. To develop core leadership principles in all students along with the character and technical competence that is required to fully meet the challenges of a shipbuilding career.

The Apprentice School offers the following Shipbuilding Disciplines:

  • Coatings Specialist
  • Electrician
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Heavy Metal Fabricator
  • Insulator
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Pipefitter
  • Molder
  • Non-Destructive Tester
  • Outside Machinist
  • Millwright
  • Pipefitter
  • Rigger
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Shipfitter
  • Welder
  • Welding Equipment Repair
  • Patternmaker

The Apprentice School offers Advanced Shipbuilding Discplines:

  • Advanced Shipyard Operations
  • Cost Estimator
  • Dimensional Control Technician
  • Marine Designer
  • Modeling and Simulation Program Analyst
  • Nuclear Test Technician
  • Production Planner
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Marine Engineer

The Apprentice School Locations and Accreditation Information

Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • The Apprentice School is accredited by the Commission of the Council of the Council on Occupational Education and registered with the Virginia Apprenticeship Council.

The Apprentice School Location

The Apprentice School
3101 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607


Students

Total Students 800

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