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/ProgramProvider/LocationDegreeCertificationLength
Aluminum FabricationUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion2-3 days
Basic Hydraulics and MaintenanceUAS Ketchikan CampusNoNo3-5 days
Basic RefrigerationUAS Ketchikan CampusNoNo5 days
Boat BuildingUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion10 weeks
Diesel Heavy EquipmentAVTEC – SewardNoTechnician Level 3 Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Entry-Level Technician Level 2 – Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Assistant Technician Level 1 – Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Oiler41 weeks
Engineering Officer/Engineering RatingUAS Ketchikan CampusNoUSCG3 days
General MaintenanceUAF Bristol Bay Campus – King SalmonNoCertificate of Completion3 days
Junior Engineer QMEDAVTEC – SewardNoUSCG12 weeks
Marine Composites – ABYCAVTEC – SewardNoABYC4 days
Marine Corrosion – ABYCAVTEC – SewardNoABYC4 days
Marine HydraulicsUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion9 hours
Marine Systems – ABYCAVTEC – SewardNoABYC4 days
Marine TransportationUAS Ketchikan CampusAASUSCG2-3 years
Marine TransportationUAS Ketchikan CampusOECUSCG1 year
Maritime Multi-Skilled WorkerUAS Ketchikan CampusNoNoSemester
Naval Arch/Marine EngUAS Ketchikan CampusNoNo2 days
Outboard Engine Repair and MaintenanceUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion3 days
Outboard MaintenanceUAA Kodiak CollegeNoCertificate of Attendance2 days 
Outboard Motor MaintenanceUAS Ketchikan CampusNoUSCG3 days
Plumbing and HeatingAVTEC – SewardNoPlumbing & Heating Technician, Plumbing & Heating Repairer, Plumbing & Heating Assistant Repairer20 weeks
Refrigeration TechAVTEC – SewardNoRefrigeration Technician, Refrigeration Repairer, Refrigeration Assistant Repairer, EPA 608 Refrigeration Technician20 weeks
Confined Space Entry/RescueAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate2 Days
Marine CarpentryAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate10 Days
Marine Composites & CoatingsAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate10 Days
Marine Diesel EnginesAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Marine Fall Protection & Lockout/TagoutAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate1 Day
Marine Maintenance Tools And Machine ShopAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Marine Mechanical SystemsAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Marine RefrigerationAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate, EPA 608 Refrigeration Technician, Industry Competency Exam (ICE)10 Days
Marine WeldingAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Maritime OSHA 10AVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate OSHA2 Days
Pedestal Crane – Signalman/RiggingAVTEC – SewardNoCrane operation certification5 Days
Shipyard Competent PersonAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate OSHA3 Days
RefrigerationAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate, EPA 608 Refrigeration Technician, Industry Competency Exam (ICE)115 Days
QMED OilerUAS Ketchikan CampusNoUSCG12 weeks
RSW Vessel SystemsUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion3 days
Small Engine RepairUAF Bristol Bay Campus – King SalmonNoCertificate of Completion3 days
Troubleshooting GaugesUAA Kodiak CollegeNoCertificate of Attendance4 hours
Vessel Systems OverviewUAA Kodiak CollegeNoCertificate of Attendance3 days
Vessel SystemsUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion2 days