Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, in partnership with CCRI, will be offering a 20-day training program that looks to increase ocean literacy, provide basic marine manufacturing experience, and help students find career opportunities in both afloat and ashore career tracks. Hands-on training will include marine systems, basic maritime electrical, diesel/gasoline engines, plumbing, hydraulics, carpentry, OSHA maritime, and rigging. Participants will also receive STCW Basic Training. Graduates that complete this program can expect to begin careers as Merchant Mariners, Boat Builders, Production Workers, Industrial Painters, Marine Techs, Marine Electronics Installers, Shrink Wrappers, Wind Maintenance Techs and more. Professional development and employer career fair will help ensure graduates success in this career focused training program.
- Time Commitment: Full-time for 4 weeks, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. for a total of 20 days.
- Program Price: Free
- Value of Training: ~$7,000
- Program Start Date: September 18, 2023
- Program Location: Newport, RI