Sat, Nov 30|
Entry-Level Mariner Course: Ordinary Seaman Winter A
This distance learning maritime training course utilizes a blended curriculum that provides an impactful mix of online coursework, hands-on volunteer crew opportunities, professional development coaching, and USCG credential support to set students up for successful careers on the water.
Time & Location
Nov 30, 2019, 7:00 AM – Feb 01, 2020, 11:00 AM
About The Event
The Entry-Level Merchant Mariner Course:
Students complete eight modules of uniquely designed distance learning curriculum on Eliademy, where they work through entry-level maritime education with an online instructor. This phase is expected to take 8 weeks and is self paced throughout each week. Topics of this course include entry-level deckhand skills, basic engine room lessons, and professional development exercises. At the end of this phase (depending on timing), students will submit the necessary paperwork for their Merchant Mariner Credential with an OS rating, have developed a maritime resume and will have already investigated jobs in the maritime field.
8-Week Entry-Level Mariner
This course is made up of 8-weeks of guided online maritime learning, and an optional 2-8 week onboard volunteer training experience (Additional $799 for room+board) Students must have access to a computer, Internet, and 5-10 hours a week of time to dedicate to their coursework and assignments. Students are encouraged to apply for their Merchant Mariner Credential at the end of their 8-week course with the support of their instructor.