Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center

Other Educational and Training Institution

PO Box 615
Igiugig, AK 99613



Phone: 907.246.4600
Fax: 907.246.4607

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center provides career and workforce development training to the residents of Bristol Bay and rural residents from around the state. They offer a variety of courses such as, but not limited to, aluminum boat building and repair, fisheries handling and processing, hazwoper, heavy equipment operator training, NCCER carpentry, and tank farm welding.

Education Programs

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences

Fish Chilling, Intro
Fisheries Value-Added Handling & Processing, Certificate
Smelt/Herring Net Hanging
Soils Management

Basic skills and developmental/remedial education

Job Readiness, Certificate

Business, management, marketing, and related support service

MS Access, Basic
MS Excel, Advanced
MS Excel, Intermediate
MS Suite, Certificate of Completion
Personal Computers/Cell Phones, Introduction
Quickbooks Certificate of Completion

Construction trades

Building Construction & Repair, Certificate
Carpentry & Plumbing, Certificate
Construction Trades, Certificate
General Maintenance Tech, Certificate
NCCER Carpentry Core and Level I, Certificate
NCCER Core Curriculum - Fiberglass

Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields

Hazwoper, 40 Hour, Certificate
Hazwoper, 8 Hour, Certificate
Hazwoper, 8 Hour Refresher, Certificate
Marine Refrigeration
Process Technology, Certificate

Health professions and related programs

Emergency Trauma Technician, Certificate
Wilderness First Responders

Health-related knowledge and skills

CPR/1st Aid, Certificate

Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related

C.E.R.T. TRAINING, Certificate
SNS Emergency Management, Certificate

Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians

Outboard Motor & Repair
Residential Heating and Controls
Small Engines, Certificate
Toyostove & Hot Water Heater

Precision production

Boiler Maintenance and Repair & OSHA 10 Hour
Tank Farm Welding Certification, Certificate
Welding, Certificate

Transportation and materials moving

Alaska Driver’s License Preparation - Online, Certificate
Aluminum Boat Building & Repair, Certificate
Boating Safety AK Water Wise
Heavy Equipment Operator Training, Certificate
Mariners Learning System USCG Testing
Masters 25/50/100 Ton Training Leading to USCG License
Off System CDL (Commercial Drivers License), Certificate
Restricted Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (ROUPV)

Visual and performing arts

Kuspak Making
Sewing Fur Hats
Sewing Fur Mittens