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3/31/15 - The student and section schedules for the WCSC Spring term have been posted on the Apprentice Information page. Classes begin on April 6 and April 7 of next week!
3/3/15 - Make-up days for WCSC classes have been scheduled. Monday/Wednesday sections will have class on Monday March 16 and Wednesday March 18. Tuesday/Thursday sections will have class on Friday March 13, Tuesday March 17, and Thursday March 19.
2/19/15 - Updated - Apprentice School classes are cancelled Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The shipyard's liberal leave policy is in effect for first shift employees. You may report to your job site, do not report to the school. Please be careful and watch out for icy roads and stairs!
1/20/15 - The make-up day for World Class Shipbuilder Curriculum classes (WCSC) missed on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 will be Friday, January 23, 2015
1/14/15 - Apprentice School classes are cancelled today (Wednesday). The shipyard's liberal leave policy is in effect for first shift employees. You may report to your job site, do not report to the school. Please be careful And watch out for icy roads and stairs!
Academic Mission Statement
The Apprentice School academic faculty provides a technical foundation and develops analytical, leadership and critical thinking skills in the apprentices of Newport News Shipbuilding, resulting in shipbuilders who have the capacity for continuing education and leadership development, capable of leading Newport News Shipbuilding in the construction of the nation’s greatest ships.
Academic Vision Statement
The Apprentice School academic faculty strives to be innovative, forward thinking and recognized by Newport News Shipbuilding as an essential investment in the development of its future leaders and nationally as the premier institution of leadership development in shipbuilding.