Commercial Fisheries Center of RI

Industry Focus: Commercial Fishing

Location: 61B East Farm Rd, Kingston, RI (training in both Kingston and Point Judith)

Phone: 401-741-4178    Email: fredmatters@cfcri.oeg    Website: (click on apprenticeship)

Training: a hands-on and classroom based 4 week training program, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM with 3 days at sea on a fishing vessel. All gear is provided.

Fee: Upon completion of the course you will receive a $1,000 stipend.

Application: call or email to apply

Entry requirements: 18 years of age, drivers’ license and reliable transportation, background check and drug test, interested in a career in commercial fishing.