Alaska's Institute of Technology

Private Business or Technical School

PO Box 889
Seward, AK 99664



Phone: 907.224.3322
Toll Free: 800.478.5389
Fax: 907.224.4400

Located in Seward, Alaska’s Institute of Technology, also known as AVTEC, offers training in a wide variety of industrial and technological fields.

To see which programs are eligible for the Alaska Performance Scholarship see the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education’s list.

Education Programs

Business, management, marketing, and related support service

Business & Office Technology Accounting Specialist
Business & Office Technology Administrative Assistant
Business & Office Technology Office Assistant, Certificate

Computer and information sciences and support services

Information Technology, Certificate

Construction trades

Construction Technology
Industrial Electricity, Certificate
Plumbing and Heating, Certificate


Methods of Instruction

Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields

HAZWOPER Refresher
Shipyard Competent Person

Health professions and related programs

Business & Office Technology Medical Administrative Assistant

Health-related knowledge and skills

First Aid and CPR, Certificate

Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related

Basic Fire Fighting

Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Certificate
Marine Carpentry

Personal and culinary services

Basic Shipboard Culinary Training
Culinary Arts
Seafood Processor Orientation and Safety Course, Certificate

Physical sciences

Basic Meteorology

Precision production

Combination Welding, Certificate

Technology education/industrial arts

Confined Space Entry/Rescue
Pedestal Crane - Signalman/Rigging

Transportation and materials moving

Able Seaman, Certificate
Advanced Fire Fighting
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
Advanced International Maritime Organization (IMO) STCW Polar Code Courses
Assistance Towing
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) Operations, Certificate
Azimuth Pod (ASD) Ship Handling Course
Basic International Maritime Organization (IMO) STCW Polar Code Courses
Basic Training, Certificate
Basic Training Revalidation
Bridge Resource Management, Certificate
Crowd Management
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)
FCC Marine Radio Operators Examination (MROP), Certificate
Global Maritime Distress & Safety Systems, Certificate
Ice Navigation
Leadership and Managerial Skills
Leadership and Teamworking Skills
Maritime OSHA
Marlinspike Seamanship
Master 100 Tons/Mate 200 Tons
Master/Mate 500 and 1600 Ton NC Prep Class
Medical Care Person in Charge
Medical Care Provider
Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)
Proficiency in Survival Craft, Certificate
Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED)
Radar Observer (Unlimited), Original, Certificate
Radar Observer (Unlimited), Recertification, Certificate
Radar Observer (Unlimited), Refresher, Certificate
Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch
Rating Forming Part of Navigational Watch, Certificate
Rating Forming Part of Navigational Watch (RFPNW) Assessments
Tankship-Dangerous Liquids (P.I.C.), Certificate
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)
Vessel Security Officer
Visual Communications/Flashing Light