NIPA and Kidz At Sea Foundation Partnering in Offering Maritime Courses. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:—The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) and the Kidz at Sea Foundation are pleased to announce a strategic alliance that will both expand the Maritime certification opportunities for the students of NIPA while helping Kidz at Sea with their core goal of encouraging local St. Maarten youth to enter the Maritime industry professionally.

As in some other industries, certain skills are very specific and cannot be fully offered in a traditional classroom setting where the necessary specific mastercraft instructors and facilities are lacking. Maritime training requires not only a theoretical skillset but hands-on practical skills coupled with varying levels

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