education requirements

HS/GED

expected salary range

$22K to $60K

training area

Jobs: STATEWIDE

If you jump up when someone asks for help.

Manually moves freight, stock and other materials, and performs other general labor. This is a great job for getting experience under your belt and learning the ropes under senior experts. No extensive experience required, but hard-work ethic and sense of adventure are.

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Industry training or certification recommended

Here’s where you get it:

Course/Program Provider/Location Degree Certification Length
Aluminum Fabrication UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 2-3 days
Basic Hydraulics and Maintenance UAS Ketchikan Campus No No 3-5 days
Basic Refrigeration UAS Ketchikan Campus No No 5 days
Boat Building UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 10 weeks
Diesel Heavy Equipment AVTEC – Seward No Technician Level 3 Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Entry-Level Technician Level 2 – Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Assistant Technician Level 1 – Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Oiler 41 weeks
Engineering Officer/Engineering Rating UAS Ketchikan Campus No USCG 3 days
General Maintenance UAF Bristol Bay Campus – King Salmon No Certificate of Completion 3 days
Junior Engineer QMED AVTEC – Seward No USCG 12 weeks
Marine Composites – ABYC AVTEC – Seward No ABYC 4 days
Marine Corrosion – ABYC AVTEC – Seward No ABYC 4 days
Marine Hydraulics UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 9 hours
Marine Systems – ABYC AVTEC – Seward No ABYC 4 days
Marine Transportation UAS Ketchikan Campus AAS USCG 2-3 years
Marine Transportation UAS Ketchikan Campus OEC USCG 1 year
Maritime Multi-Skilled Worker UAS Ketchikan Campus No No Semester
Naval Arch/Marine Eng UAS Ketchikan Campus No No 2 days
Outboard Engine Repair and Maintenance UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 3 days
Outboard Maintenance UAA Kodiak College No Certificate of Attendance 2 days 
Outboard Motor Maintenance UAS Ketchikan Campus No USCG 3 days
Plumbing and Heating AVTEC – Seward No Plumbing & Heating Technician, Plumbing & Heating Repairer, Plumbing & Heating Assistant Repairer 20 weeks
QMED Oiler UAS Ketchikan Campus No USCG 12 weeks
Refrigeration Tech AVTEC – Seward No Refrigeration Technician, Refrigeration Repairer, Refrigeration Assistant Repairer, EPA 608 Refrigeration Technician 20 weeks
RSW Vessel Systems UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 3 days
Small Engine Repair UAF Bristol Bay Campus – King Salmon No Certificate of Completion 3 days
Troubleshooting Gauges UAA Kodiak College No Certificate of Attendance 4 hours
Vessel Systems Overview UAA Kodiak College No Certificate of Attendance 3 days
Vessel Systems UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 2 days