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Learn the skills for a new career in weeks, not years.

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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Become a part of the nation's vital DOD shipbuilding industry.

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Upcoming Events

March 14, 2024
Workforce Connections

Please join us on-site for an Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Workforce Connections Event.

May 29, 2024
Workforce Connections

Please join us on-site for an Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Workforce Connections Event.

July 31, 2024
Workforce Connections

Please join us on-site for an Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Workforce Connections Event.

We've Got The Workers You're Looking For

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

Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing Program's free scholarship for Veterans opens doors.

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