The maritime industry needs well-trained, skilled workers today to fill the jobs of tomorrow.

Harbor Island Training Center’s Classroom-In-A-Shipyard program was designed to meet maritime industry needs. Run by industry professionals, this program teaches the necessary skills to become a shipyard welder with highly employable skills.

The goal of the program is to strengthen the Seattle maritime industry and to produce marketable graduates who are ready to fill the needs of this flourishing field.

About the program

This is a six-month training program that prepares you for a career in the booming Maritime Industry! Classes are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and sessions are held twice yearly. Aside from your training, you will participate in industry tours and presentations.

Through Classroom-In-A-Shipyard, you’ll earn multiple welding & industry certifications; connect with employers dedicated to your career growth, including second-chance employers for re-entry candidates; and develop interview and resume-building skills.

Interested? Classes are offered during fall and spring each year!

Contact Tameshia, Career Navigator, to learn more!

Fill out the form below, or call Tameshia at (206) 354-2465

Harbor Island Training Center’s Classroom-in-a-Shipyard was designed by Vigor Industrial Shipyards in partnership with South Seattle College.