Apprenticeship Testing – PNSY

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's primary mission is the overhaul, repair and modernization of Los Angeles-class submarines. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard provides the U.S. Navy's nuclear powered submarine fleet with quality overhaul work in a safe, timely and affordable manner.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard’s primary mission is the overhaul, repair and modernization of Los Angeles-class submarines. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard provides the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine fleet with quality overhaul work in a safe, timely and affordable manner. Photo Credit: U.S. Navy

York County Community College is pleased to offer placement testing for all prospective applicants to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Apprenticeship Program.  To be considered eligible for an apprenticeship position at PNSY, all applicants are required to take an Accuplacer exam at YCCC in Wells, ME or at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH.  All applicants are required to submit their Accuplacer scores as a part of their application.  For more information, please refer to the application instructions on USA Jobs by clicking HERE.

YCCC will provide Accuplacer testing between June 25, 2018 and August 14, 2018.  All tests are two hours in length and will be by appointment only.

To set up your appointment online, please click HERE.

Testing may also be scheduled by calling 207-216-4492 between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please bring a valid photo ID on the date of your test.

All applicants will be tested on Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra.  Free Accuplacer practice materials can be found HERE.

Testing Times
August 16, 2018 9am start
August 20, 2018 9am start
August 22, 2018* 9am start
August 23, 2018 9am start

* Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will be holding a Job Fair here at the college on August 22nd.  Job Fair participants will have the opportunity to take the test if they want to as well with 1pm and 3pm start times.

York County Community College offers placement testing for the PNSY Apprenticeship Program in partnership with Great Bay Community College.  For additional testing hours, please see their website by click HERE.