New Jersey Offshore Wind Safety Training Challenge Kicks Off

New Jersey’s Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) has kicked off the New Jersey Offshore Wind Safety Training Challenge.

The winner will get a USD 3 million grant to help establish a GWO-accredited safety training program and facility to prepare New Jersey workers for jobs in offshore wind.

The goal of the challenge is to develop and deliver a Basic Safety and Sea Survival Training program, as well as establish a training facility (or facilities) for all program modules.

New Jersey-based community colleges and training providers, including labor unions, non-profit or community organizations, and private training providers, are invited to submit proposals.

Proposals must be submitted no later than 30 April by 5:00 p.m. local time. The winner is expected to be announced by 15 June.

This first-of-its king training program in New Jersey is supported by the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA).