National Training Council

Local church leads skills training

Local church leads skills training

EVE BURNS Morning Star Church in partnership with the National Training Council (NTC) is hosting a technical vocational program where kids who dropped out of school can participate and learn life skills that will help them in the future. The opening ceremony took place at Morning Star Church at Rairok last week. The training is […]

New training center underway

New training center underway

The construction of the new maritime training facility got underway two weeks ago next to the main office of the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation. Raffael Held, who is with the German-funded bilateral program Low Carbon Sea Transport, said “the start has been eagerly awaited by all stakeholders, since all procurement-related challenges have been resolved and […]

Boot camp team graduates

Boot camp team graduates

WILMER JOEL The College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) Youth Corps in collaboration with the RMI National Training Council (NTC) organized a closing ceremony at CMI last week Monday in honor of the 28 recipients who completed an eight-week summer boot camp. This summer boot camp is a collaborative milestone between CMI and NTC to […]

New crop of observers

New crop of observers

REBECCA LATHROP John Still Villi, lead instructor for observer training, and Edward Adiniwin, director for CMI’s Maritime Vocational Training Center, have just finished conducting several two-week Standard of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) classes where students learn personal safety techniques, CPR and first aid, fire prevention and fighting, and occupational health and safety. […]

NTC & AMI send 2 for pilot training

NTC & AMI send 2 for pilot training

Air Marshall Islands (AMI) staff Dick “Danny” Hanchor, Jr. and Christopher Jelke left Majuro Sunday to pursue their pilot licenses. The two departed on Nauru Airlines for an 18-month training at the Pacific Flying School Academy in Nadi, Fiji. AMI General Manager Drauna Waqasokolala said that besides the lectures and practical activities on the ground, Danny and […]