The Marine Coatings Course is an introduction to ship paint environments and work skills.

Ship Repair Pre-Hire Course Enrollment Requirements

Ship Repairers are the "Strength Behind the Fleet", ensuring the U.S. Navy remains safe, secure and readily available. There are more than 40,000 ship repair employees in Coastal Virginia in more than 80 different occupations. We take great pride in the work we do, and are responsible for being safe and secure ourselves. Therefore, any prospective student for this program must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the Ship Repair Pre-Hire Information Form:

            CLICK HERE to complete the INFORMATION FORM ON-LINE

            CLICK HERE to SAVE the INFORMATION FORM to your COMPUTER

  • Complete the WorkKeys Assessment with Career Readiness Certificate.        

                        CLICK HERE to PRINT the WorkKeys Access FORM with LOCATIONS.

  • Complete an Interview with a Company Partner.
  • Be DRUG-FREE. Applicants will be tested if they have completed an interview and are recommended to be enrolled in the course.
  • Qualify for Security Access. Applicants MUST report any and all misdemeanor or felony convictions including, but not limited to: traffic violations, financial judgments, minor infractions and any other crimes. These may be limiting factors in qualifying for the program and/or employment.
  • Once you are approved for enrollment, you will be given information to register for the course.
COATINGS

Outside Machists conduct some of the most difficult and challenging work in ship repair.



CURRENTLY NOT SCHEDULED

Please fill out the information form in Step #1 above to be placed on a wait list for this course.

 

MARINE ELECTRICAL

Ship repair welders are critical to the design, performance, safety and structural integrity of a ship.



CURRENTLY NOT SCHEDULED

Please fill out the information form in Step #1 above to be placed on a wait list for this course.

Marine electricians are required to have a complete understanding of electrical principlaes and practice in a marine environment.


NEXT CLASS:

DATES:

Sept 22nd - October 6th

​Held at TNCC in Hampton, VA

MARINE WELDING

OUTSIDE MACHINiST

Education and Workforce Partners

April 21, 2014

Coatings Leads the Way!

UHP Projects , VANWIN Coatings and Mills Marine will be offering the first multi-company Coatings Prep course in the region. The first class will mainly consist of existing employees, watch for more news!

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Ship Repair PRE-HIRE

Career Program

NEXT CLASS:

DATES:

August 25th - September 8th

and

October 20th - November 3rd

Held at TCC in Suffolk, VA

 

The Ship Repair Pre-Hire program is designed to help our future workforce get a head start on a career in our industry. Ship repair companies partner with community colleges to offer training that will lead directly to employment in a special trade field. These careers are in high-demand fields and offer solid opportunities to be promoted into expert level positions. Students are reimbursed for their tuition when they accept a job with an employer partner and complete the new employee terms of that company.  

WorkKeys

Information