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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

May 23 - 26, 2024
Fleet Week in New York 2024
Who are the candidates?
May 24, 2024
NASCAR COCA-COLA 600 - Charlotte Speedway

Visit ATDM in the FAN ZONE at the Charlotte Motor Speedway May 24 - 26, 2024.  Our staff will be onsite to answer all your questions about the training program with special giveaway items!

May 25, 2024
NASCAR COCA-COLA 600 - Charlotte Speedway

Visit ATDM in the FAN ZONE at the Charlotte Motor Speedway May 24 - 26, 2024.  Our staff will be onsite to answer all your questions about the training program with special giveaway items!

May 26, 2024
NASCAR COCA-COLA 600 - Charlotte Speedway

Visit ATDM in the FAN ZONE at the Charlotte Motor Speedway May 24 - 26, 2024.  Our staff will be onsite to answer all your questions about the training program with special giveaway items!

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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Moving to Danville to become part of a workforce pipeline program for the U.S. Navy was a seamless process for Rose Lopez, a veteran from Greensboro, North Carolina.