Completion of our Apprenticeship Program offers an initial entry-level mariner job and living wage.
All training and tuition is provided at no charge. This means you’ll be set for a rewarding career path without the high cost of entry!
Take advantage of our state-of-the-art training facility, and continue to climb the ladder by returning for additional training and certification.
No College Degree Required
You do not need a higher education degree to attend the Unlicensed Apprenticeship Program.
Experience the Brotherhood of the Sea firsthand in collaborative classes with professional educators and supportive peers.
Don’t take our word for it
Lindsay AustinPaul Hall Center Graduate
“The fact that we don’t have to pay for travel, classes, or boarding — you really can’t beat that.”
Tom OrzechowskiVP of Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School
“The school is unique in that we bring in men and women from all over the country… The core of the campus is really the spirit of the industry and the spirit of SIU.”
Simona EvansApprenticeship Steward
“I can work at a professional restaurant with fine cuisine because of the training through the school.”
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Take the next step in your nautical journey.