education requirements

HS/GED and Certification

expected salary range

$56K to $97K

training area


Be on everyone’s speed dial.

Installs, adjusts and maintains a wide range of electronic equipment on a ship, including communication, power, propulsion, climate, sonar, security, navigation and surveillance systems. A great career on land is even better when you combine it with ocean-going adventure. A highly specialized field that requires advanced training. Say watt?

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • ABYC certification recommended

Link to Jobs and Other Cool Info:

Here’s where you get it:

Course/Program Provider/Location Degree Certification Length
DC Electrical for Vessels UAA Kodiak College No Certificate of Attendance 2 days
DC Electrical for Vessels UAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – Homer No Certificate of Completion 5 evenings
Marine Electric/Boat Owners UAS Ketchikan Campus No No 5 days
Marine Electrical-ABYC AVTEC – Seward No ABYC 4 days