Deckhand Training

Partnering with KCC’s Maritime Program, NRC’s Deckhand Training program began in Fall 2016. NRC students learned how to:
KCC boat

  • Launch and dock ships
  • How to moor, anchor, and handle lines
  • Repair and maintain ships and ship engine rooms
  • Ensure passenger and crew member safety
  • Learn maritime fire safety procedures and CPR

As with all NRC programs, students received:

  • NRC’s resiliency training applied to maritime jobs
  • Assistance with creating a LinkedIn profile targeted towards job placement assistance
  • Assistance with registering for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential:  http://www.panynj.gov/port/twic.html)-

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Be available for all 13 days of training (Friday-Sunday starting October 14th)
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 program fee (paid at registration)

Please refer to our recent post for additional eligibility requirements.