Founded in 1919, The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries offers four and five-year, tuition-free apprenticeships in 26 skilled trades to qualified men and women. Apprentices work a regular 40-hour week and are paid for all work, including time spent in academic classes. A six-sport athletic program is also available.
Interested in becoming a Builder Athlete??
An online questionnaire is available for the purpose of notifying the athletic department of your interest in Apprentice School Athletics. Once submitted, the form will be forwarded to the respective coach for their review. Be sure to fill out a separate questionnaire for each sport of interest.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Tell me about Huntington Ingalls Industries Company, Newport News Shipbuilding division?
Our company has been a leader in the construction of U.S. Naval and commercial ships since its beginning in 1886.
The men and women of Huntington Ingalls Industries Company, Newport News Shipbuilding division have been guided by a company-wide commitment to quality, an ambition to be at the forefront of industrial technology and a pride in the contributions we have made to the maritime and defense strength of our country.
For more information about Newport News Shipbuilding - a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, visit their website at http://nns.huntingtoningalls.com/
Can I apply to the Apprentice School online?
For more information on The Apprentice School, check out our website by visiting www.as.edu