NS Great Lakes Community
Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU) Great Lakes provides apprentice and advanced technical training to several surface ratings. The command provides technical education in areas of Surface Common Core (SCC) for undesignated personnel and Apprentice Technical Training (ATT), a precursor to “A” school, for the following ratings: Electronics Technician (ET), Fire Control Technician (FC), Gunner’s Mate (GM), Interior Communications Electrician (IC), Sonar Technician Surface (STG), Mineman (MN), Electrician’s Mate (EM) and Gas Turbine Systems Technician Electrical (GSE) rates. Additionally, the command is the sole provider for “A” School training in the following rates: ET, FC, GM, IC, Boatswain’s Mate (BM), Operations Specialist (OS) and Quartermaster (QM). Seven additional courses taught onboard CSCSU which provide advanced training (“C” Schools) to IC Electricians on specific equipments and systems.