San Diego, CA (October 14, 2021) – Training Resources Maritime Institute (“TRLMI”) of San Diego, CA and Orange Coast College’s Waterfront Campus announced today that they will be collaborating to offer professional mariner training at the new OCC Professional Mariner Training Center in Newport Beach.
According to Dave Abrams, CEO of TRLMI, “OCC has built a first class facility for mariners in Orange County, and we are thrilled to help them deliver an expanded range of USCG certified courses to support the local maritime community.” TRLMI will provide curriculum and certified instructors to teach a range of courses at the new OCC Mariner Training Center starting in January 2022.
Sarah Hirsch, Director of the new Maritime Center added “We have been working with the team at TRLMI to support some of our current course offerings, so it seemed natural to partner with them to expand our training opportunities for local mariners. TRLMI has an outstanding reputation in the maritime community.”
Training Resources Limited, Inc, DBA Maritime Institute (“TRLMI”) in the largest privately held provider of maritime training in the Western United States. The company’s main campus in San Diego is an 18,000 square foot facility with 14 classrooms, bridge & engine room simulators, and many “hands on” training aids. TRLMI has over 80 approved US Coast Guard and US Navy courses to provide certifications in deck, engineering, weapons and safety requirements. For more information, please visit www.TRLMI.com or contact Dave Abrams, CEO at 619-263-1638.
About the Orange Coast College Waterfront Campus
The Orange Coast College Waterfront Campus is home to a state-of-the art maritime training facility and a waterfront facility with boats ranging from 9 – 92 feet. Waterfront Campus programs include OCC’s nationally recognized intercollegiate Crew teams, the School of Sailing and Seamanship – one of the largest community boating programs in the nation, an accredited certificate and associates degree program for Professional Mariners, and continuing education opportunities for career mariners. Orange Coast College is a 2021 Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE) designee. For more information, please visit www.waterfront.orangecoastcollege.edu or contact Sarah Hirsch, Director at 949.258.7091.