Free Maritime Training for Women

Free Sea Survival, Fire Fighting, Maritime Training for Women

Come to the Bega Valley for Free Sea Survival, Fire Fighting, Maritime Training for Women…. and more.

After this program, we are hopeful to open up more training for everyone.

What Maritime Training is On Offer?

1) Accredited Skill Set: Survive at Sea Using a Survival Craft, Fight Fires Onboard, WHS, and Survival Skills.
2) Introduction into Navigation, Vessel Systems, Knot Tying, and Basic First Aid Techniques on Board a vessel
3) Meet maritime industry experts, ask questions. Get first-hand advice and guidance on Maritime Career Pathways

navigation course for sistership training

Who can apply?

For this program, you have to identify as a woman and meet the Smart and Skilled Criteria
Click here for more information. If you are not sure if you qualify, still register, we may be able to accept a limited number outside of the criteria.

Where is the Maritime Training?

Bega Valley, NSW

Who’s the Maritime Trainer?

Jackie Parry, After nine years of sailing around the world with her husband Noel, Jackie qualified as a commercial skipper. She is a Master 5, holds Master 4 qualification, Marine Engine Driver 3, ex-Marine Rescue Skipper (one of the first women in NSW), and current Instructor of professional and recreational level courses.

jackie sistership training

Click here for her full bio.

What do I need to do to apply?

Register your interest by calling Jackie on 0458 391 660 or email

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn maritime skills and understand the maritime career pathways available to you.

Free training for women interested in maritime

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