The AAHPA is dedicated to supporting training and advancement opportunities for ports and harbor staff across Alaska. Read more about opportunities for training:
The Career Training for Ports and Marinas program provides an opportunity for those working in coastal facilities to advance their knowledge and skills. Whether you are newly employed working on the docks or have management experience in the field, these courses enhance the skills required to be successful in a number of port, harbor and marina occupations.
The online courses are available for you to take in your own community, studying at your own convenience based on your availability.
This program was developed in partnership with the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus, Pacific Coast Congress of Harbormasters and Port Managers (PCC), Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators, Harbour Authority Association of British Columbia, Washington Sea Grant, and the California Association of Harbormasters and Port Captains (CAHMPC).
Each online training course is approximately 15-20 hours, with a 3-month time period to complete the work: