Fast Rescue Boat

Sign up for Fast Rescue Boat Training

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STCW Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Training and Certification Sept. 24-26, 2018, in La Conner, Wash. Presented By Seafarers Worldwide & The Northwest Maritime Academy Course Description This three-day course is intended for personnel with previous small boat handling experience wishing to improve and adapt their skills for fast rescue boat operations. …

First Aid

First Aid & CPR Classes @ NWMA

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Come on down to beautiful Gig Harbor and get trained in American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR and AED with Capt. Ben! By Capt. Benjamin Garman, Administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy The Northwest Maritime Academy in downtown Gig Harbor is holding the American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid class …

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Moving Up the Chain of Command

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NWMA Weekly Episode 5: More Tips on Moving Up the Chain of Command By Capt. Benjamin Garman, Administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy This week on our NWMA Weekly podcast we continue to talk about how to work your way up the chain of command in the United States Merchant …

Entry Level Jobs in the Merchant Marine

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Choose Your Path from Deck, Engine and Steward Departments Entry level jobs in the merchant marine – Part 1: Deck By Capt. Benjamin Garman, Administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy On board ships there are essentially three departments:  Deck, Engine and Steward. As you acquire sea time in each of …

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What is Sea Time and How to Get it

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Work Your Way Up with Sea Time and AB Classes Chalking up “sea time” is key to working your way up through the chain of command as a merchant mariner. Passing tests for the next rung of the ladder is the other piece needed, and that’s what we can help …

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NWMA Kicks off Weekly Podcasts

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NWMA Weekly Podcasts Offer Great Info on Northwest Maritime Academy You’ve heard of the popular TED Talks on various topics of interest. Well, now the Northwest Maritime Academy is launching its own “Ben talks” of sorts. Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, has started weekly podcasts called “NWMA …

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Northwest Maritime Academy Has Classes for You

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First Aid/CPR, Respirator Fit-Testing, Lifeboat Training & More The Northwest Maritime Academy, located appropriately in the heart of “The Maritime City” in downtown Gig Harbor Wash., is running on full steam with a slate of vital course offerings. From basic First Aid and CPR to Able Bodied Seaman classes, there …

New Generation Training

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New Generation Lifeboat Hook Training is Essential When new equipment of any kind is installed on a ship a prudent ship owner would take the necessary steps to train their crew in its proper use. In the case of the new generation lifeboat hooks where do we look for such …

Military Sealift Command Job Fairs in Washington

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MSC – Take Command of Your Career! MSC regularly hosts job fairs for those interested in maritime careers. MSC encourages people from a variety of backgrounds such as veterans, civilian mariners, maritime school graduates and more to attend and learn more about a rewarding maritime career with Military Sealift Command. …