Apprenticeship Testing – PNSY

aerial view of Portsmouth Naval ShipyardGreat Bay 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 exam at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH or at YCCC in Wells, ME.  All applicants are required to submit their test scores as a part of their application.  For more information, please refer to the application instructions on USA Jobs. 

GBCC will provide testing between July 9, 2018 and August 31, 2018.  The schedule of testing dates and times are as follows: 

  • Mondays July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30 at 1pm and 5:30pm
  • Mondays August 6, August 13 at 5:30pm
  • Wednesdays July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1 at 10:30am and 4pm
  • Wednesdays August 8, August 15 at 4pm
  • Mondays August 20, 27 at 6:30pm
  • Wednesdays August 22, 29 at 6:30pm

All tests are two hours in length and will be by appointment only.  Please bring a valid photo ID on the date of your test.

Schedule your test by selecting FY19 PNSY Trade Apprentice at  or by calling the college at 603-427-7715 between the hours of 8am-6pm Monday -Thursday and 8am-4pm Friday. You may also call after hours and leave a message. Someone will return your call the next business day.

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

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

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy