Core Plus Maritime offers a hands-on curriculum focused on the skills necessary for employment in the marine industry. Our program is based at the Anacortes Campus next to the Cap Sante Marina and the waterfront. Students will learn safe boat handling & navigation skills, maintenance & preservation of vessels, manufacturing materials, Gelcoat & fiberglass repair, basic marine electrical & electronics, introduction to marine propulsion & engines, boat trailer usage & repair, marina operations, and customer service skills.
While in the program, students are able to earn the Washington State Safe Boating Program Certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification. This course uses strong industry-based curriculum from American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Marine Services Technology and the Washington State Core Plus Maritime program.