Virtual information session today on the maritime route for young people – The Royal Gazette

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Created: Nov 18, 2021 07:51 AM

Endeavor Maritime 2021 Career Stepping Stone students (Photo provided)

Registration is open for a program designed to prepare young people for a career in the maritime industry.

Those interested in the Endeavor Maritime Career Stepping Stone program can learn more about the crash course in a virtual briefing today at 6 p.m.

The program, organized in partnership with the Bermuda College Professional and Career Program (Pace), will run from January 10 to February 25.

Jennifer Pitcher, head of community engagement, development and partnerships for Endeavor, said 2022 marks the program’s fifth year of operation.

She added: “The Bermuda College Pace team is committed to supporting Bermuda’s career and development goals of all ages and we are honored to work with them in this meaningful initiative towards our common goal of creating inclusive educational opportunities. that have a positive impact on young Bermudans. “

The course will offer a combination of classroom theory lessons that meet Royal Yachting Association standards and practical on-water lessons.

The seven-week program will enable students to acquire internationally recognized qualifications in subjects such as sailing and maritime safety.

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and demonstrate a positive attitude, openness, and a willingness to learn and stay engaged for the entire program. No previous navigation experience is necessary.

Karen Smith, Pace Program Coordinator, said: “Bermuda College is extremely pleased to continue this successful partnership with Endeavor.

“Our mission is to transform lives through innovative education.

“This program provides a solid foundation for a promising career in the maritime industry both locally and internationally.”

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter by 5 p.m. on November 25.

Applicants are urged to apply as soon as possible as places are limited. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Interested parties can receive a Zoom link to the information session by emailing education@endeavour.bm

Endeavor Maritime 2021 Career Stepping Stone students (Photo provided)

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