The maritime and transportation industries are filled with stories of successful apprentices and apprenticeship programs. Below are some links to a few of those stories.
BAE Systems: Meet Our Apprentices
BAE Systems supports apprentices in five areas of maritime technology: Military and Air Information, Electronic Systems, Regional Aircraft, Submarine Solutions, and Surface Ships. On this site, visitors can learn about individual graduates from each apprenticeship program with BAE Systems and understand a little more about apprenticeships and the career possibilities after completion.
Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentice Interviews - Trevor, Lashunta, Sara
Apprentices Trevor, Lashunta, and Sara talk about their choices and experiences with the Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentice program in this video, including why they joined the program, what they enjoy about it, and its rewards, challenges, and requirements.
Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentice Interviews - Ronald, Falon, Keaton
This video presents interviews with Norfolk Ship Repair Apprentices Ronald, Falon, and Keaton about the program, its benefits, and their advice for other apprentices.
The Workboat Academy consists of one year of sea-time and approximately 28 weeks of classroom training. This site allows visitors to share some of the adventures 'in and out of the classroom' that apprentice students share in line handling, simulation training, damage control, and more.