Maritime Programs

Seattle Central College’s Seattle Maritime Academy offers a variety of programs to train you for positions in commercial and passenger transportation, commercial fishing, deep sea sailing and the workboat industry.

  • Marine Engineering Technology: This program combines practical shipboard experience with classroom instruction to teach you the design, operation and maintenance of marine propulsion plants and equipment.
  • Marine Deck Technology: In this program, you will learn how to operate and maintain deck equipment and gain the navigational skills needed to qualify as an Able Seaman–Special.

Other Maritime Academy Programs

In addition to the formal programs, the Seattle Maritime Academy provides training in our new building using the state-of-the-art simulation suite and on our fleet of commercial vessels. We offer:

  • Professional Development: We offer customized training to help develop the workforce at maritime companies and organizations in the region.
  • Continuing Education: Recreational boaters can learn basic navigation, knot-tying, small boat handling and more through our non-credit classes.

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