Labour force and education
With its long maritime history, the municipality of Frederikshavn is home to a wide range of highly experienced businesses within the maritime sector as well as a skilled workforce enabling you to find the exact employees you need to run your business.
With a wide range of locally based maritime education programmes, maritime businesses are guaranteed access to a highly qualified workforce that will meet the requirements of the industry also in the future. The maritime educational institutions also offer a wide range of courses and skills upgrading ensuring that your employees possess the competencies they need.
In the municipality you will find: MARTEC, Skagen Skipperskole, EUC Nord and Nordjysk Brand- og redningsskole. Aalborg University that educates engineers in the fields of e.g. electronics, information technology, energy, production and construction is only a 40-minute drive away.
An ultramodern school with the newest technologies and simulators educating skippers for all types of vessels. The school also offers special training and skills upgrading.
Martec is a maritime and polytechnic educational centre in Northern Jutland. The school offers a broad range of training and education programmes aimed at the maritime and industrial sectors e.g. Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine Engineering as well as Ship Assistants, Ship Machinists, Energy Technology and HF-søfart. In addition, MARTEC offers a wide range of courses for the industry as well as the maritime and offshore sectors and operates the Danish national training ship DANMARK.
In 2011 MARTEC established an advanced energy and environment lab with support from the European Growth Fund and the Danish Maritime Foundation. The lab is used for training and education purposes.
Nordjysk Brand- og Redningsskole (Fire and Rescue Training)
The school primarily offers maritime safety training courses as well as fire fighter training.
Aalborg University is only 40 minutes away. The university’s Faculty of Science offers programmes relevant to students who want to work within the maritime sector.
MAN PrimeServ Academy
At the MAN Diesel and Turbo academy at Frederikshavn harbour, MAN Diesel service suppliers are trained to meet MAN PrimeServ standards.