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The United States Navy needs help to build submarines which are vital to our nation’s defense. The Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program is designed to quickly train qualified candidates in essential manufacturing skills and trades to establish a steady and sustainable flow of qualified workers for the naval shipbuilding and repair sector of the submarine industrial base (SIB).

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Upcoming Events

December 14, 2023
Newport News City Job Fair

This is an in-person event taking place at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd., Newport News VA., 23608, on Thursday, December 14th, from 10AM - 2PM.  The event…

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If you are an employer looking to skill or upskill your workforce, you’ve come to the right place. ATDM is the US Navy’s premiere accelerated training program — and the only one of its kind in the country.

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Recent News

The U.S. Navy is constructing a Regional Training Center that will strengthen the workforce pipeline and national security.

Hiring and retaining a robust workforce is the key challenge the submarine industrial base must overcome to reach the Navy's desired production rate of one Columbia- and two Virginia-class submarin

The tenth episode of “Inside IALR” focuses on the Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program. First, ATDM Director Dr.