Regular and Speciality Martime Courses
TCC offers regularly scheduled courses related to ship repair in: welding; machine tool operations; marine diesel repair; air conditioning, heating and refrigeration; and industrial supervision. In addition, specialty courses in ship repair have been developed to prepare employees in skill areas identified by industry employers. These courses are offered by request on-site at shipyards and after hours at TCC campuses.
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The Smart Center
The SMART Center creates synergy among maritime and transportation industries and educational professionals building a highly skilled and educated workforce, linking registered apprenticeship with academic credentials. Through the development of career pathways students earning career studies certificates can accumulate credits toward associate and baccalaureate degrees.
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- Current Specialty Courses Schedule
- No specialty courses are currently being offered. Please call 757-822-2127 to request a course.
- The Maritime and Transportation Center can offer any of the follow classes by request. These classes can be designed to fit the needs of the employer. That includes planning courses on-site and after hours, in addition to all the traditional resources available. We can also design courses not listed here to fit your specific training needs. Contact the Center at (757) 822-2127 for more information about how we can help your company.
- ETR 193 Connecterization | 2 credits
- Fabrication and repair of shipboard Electrical/Electronic Multipin cables. Cable identification, preparation, assembly and quality assurance inspection process.
- IND 105 Nondestructive Inspections and Testing | 3 credits
- Studies nondestructive inspection and testing methods as they relate to industry. May include radiographic (RT), ultrasonic (UT), eddy current (ET), magnetic particle (MT), and liquid penetrant (PT) or other methods of testing.
- IND 115 Materials and Processes of Industry | 4 credits
- Studies industrial/engineering material and contemporary processes for the manufacture of products. Investigates the material’s nature, structure and properties. Examines the processes and their effects on materials.
- IND 145 Introduction to Metrology | 3 credits
- Studies principles of measurement and calibration control, application of statistics to measurement processes, and standards of measurements in calibration. May include the use of gauges and instruments in modern production and dimensional control concepts. Lecture and Laboratory.
- IND 216 Plant Layout and Materials Handling | 3 credits
- Examines arrangement and layout of physical facilities. Explains material handling and modern techniques for efficient utilization of space. Lecture and Laboratory.
Shipyard Appreniceship Programs
Job Line Number: (757) 494-2964
BAE Systems Human Resources: (757) 494-2950, (757) 494-4323, (757) 494-2965
Apprentice Application for Employment
Colonna’s Shipyard Human Resources: (757) 545-2414.
Supervision in Ship Repair Program
This program provides education for shipyard workers who desire to become supervisors and managers and to those who are new to management within the industry.
Students can obtain a Supervision in Ship Repair Career Studies certificate or an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Technical Studies.
Contact the Center for more information about these degrees or contact their academic advisor.