Joiner

joiner_wideJOINERS are skilled craftsmen who working with their hands. Joiner apprentices master the techniques required to install furniture, join bulkheads, and finish the living quarters on the naval vessels.

Curriculum:

Semester

Course

Course Description

Hours

1 Technical Math Covers major aspects of practical math including basic arithmetic, trigonometry, and geometry. 72
2 Introduction to Shipbuilding and Blueprints This course is designed to introduce the apprentice to blueprint reading techniques and principles. This course covers in detail all the major areas of the design of the ships structure. This course also covers the basic blueprint reading required by the craft. 72
3 Blueprint Reading for Joiners This course is designed to introduce the apprentice to blueprint reading techniques and principles. This course covers in detail all the major areas of blueprint reading required by the specified craft. 40
4 Layout I This course is designed to introduce the apprentice on how to use hand and shop machine tools safely. Also teaching the apprentice how to layout basic design within the sheetmetal craft using blue print, written instruction, or verbal instruction. 72
5 Layout II This course is designed to extend the apprentices education on layout, enabling the apprentice to be challenged with more complex blue prints, verbal instruction, written instruction to be able to designs with sheetmetal. 72
6 Fundamentals of Drafting This course is designed to introduce the apprentice to graphic language from the basics of free-hand sketches to multi-view and working drawings using the most common tools of the drafting trade. 72
7 Naval Architecture and Ship Structure Principles of ship construction and terminology. 72
8 Principles of Management This course is designed to prepare the graduating apprentice to be a leader in the company. The course covers the “day to day” operations of a foremen as well as training scenarios designed to prepare the apprentice for situations he/she will face in a manager’s role. 72
9 Production Planning and Control This course provides managerial information regarding material requirements, capacity planning and control techniques, master production scheduling, and techniques in cost analysis. 72