SEA Link, Inc
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Steward Department Galley Assessment Program

This program is designed for potential Steward Department mariners who have completed Culinary school, or are Navy Veterans rated as a Culinary Specialist and/or have work experience as a cook.

The Steward Department Galley Assessment Program is 6 weeks long and the first class will begin August 15, 2016.

More about the Program

Throughout the 6-week program students will receive credits for the following courses:

  • Government Vessels with Helo
    Course is for the student who is sailing or intends to sail on U.S Military Sealift Command and military contract vessels.
  • BST and MSA
    Courses are comprised of Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, and Maritime Security Awareness.
  • ServSafe Management
    Online course managed by the National Restaurant Association that will prepare students to take the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate Exam.
  • Union Education
    Course gives students an in-depth view of the Union’s history and Constitution.
  • Galley Evaluation and OJT
    Through on the job training our instructors will be able to evaluate and endorse that the student’s skills and knowledge meet the standards of the industry in order to better prepare them for Steward life aboard the vessel.
  • Requirements & Costs

    SEA Link, Inc will assist applicants with the following costs and requirements:

    • TWIC Card $128.00
    • MMC $140.00
    • Passport $110.00
    • SIU Drug Test $60.00
    • SIU Physical $240.00
    • Functional Capacity Exam $165.00

    SEA Link Inc. (Seafarers Educational Alternative Link)
    P.O. Box 8233 Ketchikan, AK 99901 ~ Phone: (907) 254-1896

Unlicensed Apprentice Program

Steward Department Galley Assessment Program