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Pre-Hire Lunch & Learn (Session #1)

Event Date/Time

  • Wednesday, October 04 2017
    11:30 AM — 1:00 PM


VSRA Office
150 Boush Street
Suite 802
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Learn more about the Foundation's unique Pre-Hire Trade Training Program, which assists VSRA Members with finding entry-level workers in the fields of welding, pipefitting, electrical, outside machinist, and coatings.

The Pre-Hire Program is an 80- or 120- hour (trade depending) training course that teaches students basic maritime trade skills, along with VSRA Safety Orientation, Work-Authorization Forms, OSHA 10-hour Maritime, and Emergency First Response certification.

The course also focuses heavily on "soft skills" - attendance, promptness, work ethic, attention to detail, teamwork, safety culture, and so forth.

This LUNCH & LEARN is free and open to all VSRA Members! Join us as we seek to answer your questions about the Pre-Hire Program.

For more information, check out the following articles:

TCC Partners with Virginia Ship Repair Association in marine welding (TCC)

Three-Week Welding Program Brings Job Offers at NNS (Inside Business)

This is the first of three Lunch & Learn Sessions on Pre-Hire. If you cannot make it on October 4th, we will also meet on:

Wednesday, October 25

Wednesday, November 1

Questions? Please contact Barbara Washer at BWasher@VirginiaShipRepair.org or (757) 233-7034!