High School Introduction to Nautical Skills

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Interested in Fast Tracking Yourself into a High Paying Maritime Career?

The AVTEC- Alaska Maritime Training Center’s Nautical Skills course introduces High School students to the exciting and lucrative Maritime Industry and assists them in developing the basic skills essential to their success and safety as a mariner.  The 12 week course will focus on maritime career awareness, chart navigation, safety of life at sea, time/speed/distance problems, nautical courtesy, basic rules of the road, and knot tying.  Information about Maritime careers, apprenticeships and additional training opportunities will also be shared.  Live webinar training sessions with a Coast Guard Licensed Maritime Training Instructors will be delivered online weekly via WebEx and a wide range of activities, assignments, tutorials and assessments will be delivered online via AVTECOnline. 

Upon successful completion of the Nautical Skills class, HS students (and HS Teachers) are eligible to receive $$tuition, room & board$$ funds to assist them with the completion of a wide range of USCG Approved Courses at AVTEC.   Many Alaskan Students have already become fully licensed, highly employable professional Merchant Mariner while still in High School, completely debt free

What Are You Waiting For? Climb Aboard!

For more details, have a look at the printable class flyer


Training Dates: 
Jan 15-2019 to Apr 09-2019
Program Cost: 
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