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Apprenticeships and Workforce Training

Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School would like to invite our students to attend the FORWARD (Future Opportunities Reaching the Workforce Apprentice Readiness and Development) pre-apprenticeship experience event on Saturday, October 29th at 8:30-11:30am. Must sign up by Sunday, October 23rd. Link:


Thomas Nelson Community College Apprenticeships – TNCC offers apprenticeship programs in different occupations.  Current Apprenticeship programs include:

Apprenticeship Week/Month Activities

Apprenticeship Week/Month Kit

Workforce Development Programs

Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development Programs– Quality training specifically designed to meet the changing technical requirements for today’s jobs.  Includes accelerated workforce training, certification programs, and on-line classes.  Often these programs can be completed in as little as a few weeks or months depending on the program.  (Please note:  Workforce Development Programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.)

New Horizons Center for Apprenticeship and Adult Training– Includes training for Automotive Mechanic, Carpenter, Electrician, HVAC Mechanic, Machinist, Welder and more!  Check out their coarse catalog!