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ATDM Delivers.

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

April 10, 2024
2024 Wythe/Bland Career Fair

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Wythe-Bland Career Fair on April 10 at the Wytheville Meeting Center from 12:30 to 3pm!

April 10, 2024
College & Career Night - Dan River High School 6-8pm

A representative from the ATDM team will visit the high school and be available to provide information about the program.

April 11, 2024
Danville Public Schools Career Expo

This event will be held at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research located at 150 Slayton Ave. Danville, VA.

April 11, 2024
College & Career Night - Chatham HS 6-8pm
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May 29, 2024
ATDM Career Fair

Please join us on-site for an Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Career Fair.

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.