The jobs with top salaries are those that combine academic, technical, and critical thinking skills. This comprehensive industrial trades program blends theory and practical applications to bolster learning experiences in oral and written communications, interpersonal skills, applied mathematics, and applied physics.
Olympic College can help you prepare toqualify for workforce positions that offer security for your future. Cooperative work experience in a variety of settings spans an effective partnership between you (a civilian), your government employer, and Olympic College that can reinforce both industrial skills and academics. This program offers excellent opportunities for men and women to succeed in a career of their choice. The student will have developed knowledge and skills necessary for advancement to supervisory positions.
Students graduating with an ATA will possess the specific knowledge and skills required for successful completion of journeyworker academic training in one of the following trades:
- Option 1: Electroplater
- Option 2: Fabric Worker
- Option 3: Thermal Insulator
- Option 3A: Composite Plastic Fabricator
- Option 4: Painter
- Option 5: Rigger
- Option 6: Shipwright
- Option 7A: Marine Electrician
- Option 7B: Heavy Mobile Equipment Electrician
- Option 7C: High Voltage Electrician
- Option 7D: Temporary Services Electrician
- Option 7E: Electronics Mechanic
- Option 8: Marine Machinery Mechanic
- Option 8A: Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
- Option 9: Marine Pipefitter
- Option 9A: Temporary Services Pipefitter
- Option 9B: Utilities Service Repair Operator
- Option 10: Shipfitter
- Option 10A: Sheetmetal Mechanic
- Option 10B: Temporary Ventilation Mechanic
- Option 12: Non-Destructive Test Examiner
- Option 13: Weldor
- Option 14: Machinist
- Option 14A: Production Machinery Mechanic
- Option 14B: Toolmaker
- Option 15: Production Machinery Electrician
- Option 16: Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic
Advisor / Program Contacts
Upon completion of this program, successful students will:
- Possess the basic skills to operate comfortably and effectively in an industrial work setting.
- Apply critical thinking and technical abilities to resolve industrial and personnel problems.
- Participate effectively as a team member in the work process.
- Demonstrate the academic knowledge and skills necessary for journey worker level certification in their specific trade.
- Recognize the significance and desirability of reliable and ethical behavior.
- Demonstrate self-reliance and dependability in a variety of work situations.
Required & Prerequisite Courses
Graduates of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program may attain an ATA Degree using the graduation requirements in any OC catalog under which they were in attendance even if more than eight years ago.