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NNSY/TCC Apprentice Program: Apply


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Please check the USAJOBS website for the Apprenticeship

Job Announcement later this fall.


Click here to download

the official NNSY Apprenticeship Information Package





How to Apply to the NNSY Apprentice Program

1. Attend NNSY Apprentice Program Information Session

2. Review the NNSY Apprentice Program eligibility requirements.

3. If not already a TCC student, apply to TCC. Review the FAQ.

4. Follow the procedure to apply online at

NNSY Apprentice Program Eligibility Requirements

  • United States citizenship
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Meet security and medical requirements
  • Sign apprentice agreement that specifies academic and trade course requirements to complete program
  • Able to attend classes during working hours and provide own transportation to TCC campus
  • Current enrollment at TCC or apply for admission
  • College placement test to evaluate reading, writing and math skills (may only be taken once per semester so advance preparation is recommended) Click here for link to testing resources including practice test.
  • TCC placement test scores must be dated within the last year to qualify. Test scores or prior academic coursework completed before or after these dates will not be considered.

NOTE:  You must obtain a printed copy of your test scores as you will need to submit an electronic copy with your job application.


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Submit Online Job Application

  • Applicants must apply online at web site
  • Locate announcement using "Search for Jobs" feature by typing "apprentice" in the key word block and "Portsmouth, VA" in location & then click on the Search  button to locate.
  • After locating announcement, click on announcement number and read "How to Apply" paragraph. You must login to to build your account. You will need the Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) XXXXX
  • Your resume must be submitted electronically by downloading to the job announcement by closing date.
  • Confirmation to acknowledge receipt of your application will be sent to the e-mail address you provided.

Questions? Call NNSY Apprentice Program Training or HRO at 757-396-4777, 757-396-4355,                and/or 757-396-7855.

Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s web site


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