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Industrial Trades – Apprenticeship Program

NOTE: (Open to employees of PSNS, IMF, and Keyport only).

The Industrial Trades Technician (Apprenticeship) Program is a collaborative program between Olympic College, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, and Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility. This comprehensive industrial trades program blends theory and practical application to bolster learning experiences in oral and written communications, interpersonal skills, applied mathematics, and applied physics.


DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Associate in Technical Arts
Certificate of Specialization
Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Recognition
  • Pre-Industrial Trades Technician-Helper Program (16 credits) 


OUTCOMES

At the end of the program, successful students will be able to:

  • Possess the basic skills to operate comfortably and effectively in an industrial work setting.
  • Apply critical thinking and technical abilities to resolve industrial problems.
  • Participate effectively as a team member in the work process.
  • Operate as a journeyman or woman in a chosen trade specific area.
  • Recognize the significance and desirability of reliable and ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrate self-reliance and dependability in a variety of work situations.


CAREER OPTIONS

For up-to-date information, go to http://www.onetonline.org/ and simply enter the job title in Occupation Search field.

NOTE: (Open to employees of PSNS, IMF, and Keyport only).

Start as an apprentice at any of the Naval Base Kitsap locations


MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE IN WASHINGTON STATE

Current wage information can be found for each career option. After finding the career option in O*NET online, click on Wages & Employment, select Washington in the State & National field and GO.


REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT

  • Currently these courses are designed for Federal employees working at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), and Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF).
  • Students are encouraged to research career goals as the industrial trades education and experience will qualify a person for professional certifications. Information regarding apprenticeships and trades can be found at the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Trades Apprenticeship webpage.
  • Employment and Training with PSNS & IMF should be researched directly with those facilities.


ADVISORS:

Bob Abel
Phone: 360.476.4622
Email: babel@olympic.edu

Karen Bolton
Phone: 360.476.5339
Email: kbolton@olympic.edu



Source: 2012 Olympic College Workforce Development "Red Book"