The Industrial Trades Technician (Apprenticeship), and Helper programs are a collaboration between Olympic College and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF). These comprehensive programs blend theory and practical application to prepare students for successful careers with these government employers.  

Note: This program is open only to current employees of PSNS & IMF and Keyport.


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Prospective new students contact the Welcome Center for one-on-one help applying to Olympic College

Current and returning students contact the Advising Center to connect with a Student Success Coach or your Faculty Advisor.

Academic Programs

Attain an Associate in Technical Arts (ATA), or a Helper Certificate of Recognition (CR) to further your career in civil service.

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Laptop Checkout

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Laptop Checkout

Laptops are available for check out by Olympic College students in the Apprenticeship and Helper programs. The distribution of a laptop must be authorized by an Olympic College representative. Contact your professor for more information about the laptop check out program. For more info on the general college device checkout program, visit the Device Checkout webpage. To request a laptop, contact our program manager.

Bobbie Laurent


Faculty Advisors

Every student is assigned an advising team consisting of your Student Success Coach and Faculty Advisor. Your Faculty Advisor is determined once you decide on your specific academic program. The following professors are the Faculty Advisors for the Industrial Trades Apprenticeship program.

Academic Division

The Industrial Trades Technician Apprenticeship program is part of the Business & Technology (B&T) Division. Visit the B&T webpage for more info, including support resources and services, and contact info for division staff and the dean. The B&T Division can assist you with:

  • Advising
  • Connecting with faculty
  • Finding campus resources
  • Support for procedural processes such as a grade appeal or student complaint