Florida Marine Job Training Centers

  • Establish Marine Job Training Centers at or near Florida ports to train the local workforce for immediate jobs in the marine industry based on skillset needs of the current and potential regional employers
  • Conduct certificate and degree program training under the supervision of American Marine University administration and faculty following:
    • Employer Based Curriculum (EBC)
    • Affordable College Experience (ACE)
    • Project Based Learning (PBJ)
  • Provide locations for American Marine University students to interact with the local community through internship and apprenticeship opportunities

Potential Training Center Locations & Suggested Specialty Fields

PANAMA CITY

Stevedoring, Motor Mechanics

PENSACOLA

Underwater Operations & ROV

TAMPA

Intermodal, Port Operations, Boat Building, Design & Repair

CANAVERAL

Cruise Ship
Operators

MANATEE

Marine Law Enforcement

ST. PETERSBURG

Risk Management & Insurance

JACKSONVILLE

Dealership Management, Yacht Sales & Brokerage

FT. PIERCE

Sustainable
Seafood