Alaska Maritime Training Center
Friday March 22, 2013
Updated AB/Tankerman & QMED/Tankerman Program Details
The Alaska Maritime Training Center (AMTC) has updated its information
on the Able Seaman/rman and QMED/Tankerman programs. Flyers have been
created for distribution and can be downloaded by clicking the following
Friday March 22, 2013
AVTEC to Host 2013 Maritime Firefighting Symposium
AVTEC's Alaska Maritime Training Center will be hosting this year's
Marine Firefighting Symposium for land-based firefighters. This training is
in cooperation with the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory
See flyer for details:
Marine Firefighting Symposium Flyer
Thursday March 7, 2013
AMSEA Training Coming to Seward
Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will be
providing Marine Safety or Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety
Instructor Training, both informally known as "MSIT", at AVTEC
on April 9-15.
For more information including registration, please visit the
Thursday March 7, 2013
Coastal Transportation Coming to AVTEC Job Fair
Beth St Pierre from Coastal Transportation will coming to Seward for the
Job Fair scheduled for April 1st and will make herself
available on the 2nd to talk with prospective students who
may want to work on the Seattle to Adak coastal run. This would be a
very good entry level opportunity with a growing company.
this flyer for more information about the AVTEC Job Fair
American Pilots’ Association: ECDIS for Pilots
two-day, full-mission bridge simulator based ECDIS training course in
AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center's Kongsberg DNV Class-A Ship
Simulator in Seward, Alaska.
Practical simulations and ECDIS instruction facilitated by
Captains Jim Wright & Scott Hamilton.
Class Dates: April 25th & 26th 2013, 0830-1630
Information and Reservations for one of six berths available by calling
AVTEC at (907) 224 6190
Read the new APA Resolution
Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Able Seaman/Tankerman Scholarship
for Alaska Native
AVTEC - Alaska’s Institute of Technology is accepting applications for
two $2,000 scholarships funded by Crowley Maritime Corp. for Alaska
Native students. The scholarships are for students who will attend
AVTEC’s Able-Bodied Mariner Training Program in Seward. Scholarship
winners will be able to use the awards for the next AB mariner training
“The Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarships will recognize
students who demonstrate achievement and leadership ability to
successfully pursue careers in the towing industry,” AVTEC Director Fred
Esposito said. “With this support, Crowley Maritime is helping train a
local workforce for Alaska’s maritime industry.”
Candidates eligible for the scholarship must be Alaska Native, hold a
valid Merchant Mariner Credential or a U.S. Coast Guard License or
Merchant Mariner Document, hold a Transportation Worker I.D. card and
provide sea-service letters or discharge.
Interested persons will need the following forms prior to applying.
These forms require
to view or print. To save them to your computer, use the Save button
after opening in your browser:
Alaskans who are interested in the Crowley Maritime Scholarships, the AB
program or other AVTEC training, should contact Captain Terry Federer at
Piloting in Wrangell Narrows Course
Alaska Maritime Training Center is now offering a simulator course for
Piloting Wrangell Narrows: A 3-day immersion class on piloting Wrangell
Narrows; a class specifically designed to elevate a mariner's comfort
level and knowledge of Wrangell Narrows. The course material is based
upon the book
Narrows at a Glance, written by Captain Lou Boone.
This course has a pre-requisite of Federal Pilotage of Wrangell Narrows.
There will be four to six seats available for the course. Schedule dates
will be offered beginning winter 2012.
For more information, call 907-224-6190.
Mike Demchenko Memorial Scholarship 2012 for Seward High School Seniors
April 12, 2012
One $1400.00 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Seward High
School Senior whose employment goals lie in the maritime industry.
Preference will be given to an applicant with the intent to spend
his/her career on a research vessel.
The award will be made directly to Alaska Vocational Technical Center
upon enrollment in US Coast Guard approved course(s) in the Alaska
Maritime Training Center. Enrollment must occur within six months of
high school graduation.
Applications are due 1 May 2012.
- Graduating Senior of Seward High School
- Letter of Recommendation from teacher or school official
- Letter of Recommendation from community member
- High School transcripts
- Essay – Maximum two pages. Attach an essay describing your career
goals and how you plan to achieve them, what Coast Guard license you
wish to acquire, and your work history in the marine field.
Print the Scholarship Form]
To submit the form you may either FAX to Kim Kain at 907-224-4400 or
If you need more information call Kim Kain at 907-224-6157