MERCHANT MARINER PROGRAM
4-Month Employer Led Training: Introduction to the Maritime Industry
Educate The Block at NJCU is facilitating Employer Led Merchant Mariner Training which is a 4 -month program in partnership with the North Atlantic Mates, Masters and Pilots Union. This course prepares students to work in union occupations in demand in the tri-state areas. This program is designed to develop communication and vocational skills, to be able to fluently understand the responsibilities, skills required and upcoming workloads for the Seaman industry.
- HS Diploma or GED
- Drivers License is Preferred
Successful program completers receive the following:
- NJCU Certificate of Completion for Maritime Fundamentals
- OSHA Wallet Card
- TWIC: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (Upon Offer of Employment)
- ½ the Union Due IF they are hired and pass all mandated drug tests and background checks.