Gain the knowledge and skills for amazing entry-level positions within the tourism, hospitality and cruise line service industry with this free training opportunity. You'll learn about various departments, services and career options, both onboard and shore-side, how to provide exceptional service for guests. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in onboard job shadowing opportunities and develop cover letter and resume packages and application strategies.
Note: this is a government-funded program, please see the admissions tab below for eligibility.
The cruise ship industry is growing at an astronomical rate and there’s an immediate need for new, skilled and trained crew members. This training gives students a unique and competitive edge over other job seekers and prepares them to work on onboard or shore-side for one of the many major cruise lines around the world.
Amanda Hathorn, Cruise Ship Employment Specialist Training & Development Manager & Course Instructor
North Island College staff will work with you to answer your questions, help determine your eligibility, assist with forms, and complete the application process.
Space is limited. Apply now! 1-800-715-0914 ext. 8705 or email Leanne.Moore@nic.bc.ca.
All participants must meet the following basic eligibility criteria:
And belong to one of the following employment categories:
Upgrade your English, math and science courses for entry into the program of your choice. Succeed with the help of NIC’s supportive instructors. Courses are flexible and start several times a year so you can learn at your own pace. We offer daytime and evening options. Learn more
Please call 1-800-715-0914 ext. 8705 or email Leanne.Moore@nic.bc.ca.
Gain the knowledge and skills required to access amazing entry-level positions within the Cruise Line Service Industry, both onboard and shore-side. Learn about various departments, services and career options. Obtain the skills required to provide exceptional service to all guests. Meet industry professionals, marine recruitment specialists, and participate in onboard job shadowing opportunities and complete the program with an updated industry-specific cover letter and resume, as well as a personalized application strategy. Get on your way to an exciting & adventurous career, where you get paid to travel the world.
NIC offers industry-approved skills training, nationally recognized credentials, networking opportunities, applied skills and knowledge to advance your career.