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Dad Questions for any MK's
Last Post 30 May 2019 12:55 PM by Gears. 2 Replies.
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03 May 2019 07:52 PM
    I'm sure you guys and gals get a lot of questions from parents, so here are some of mine.  My son has been looking at the CG for a little while and is about to graduate.  along with high school, he has attended a school called West-Mec where he has received 4 ASE certifications related to med/hvy diesel.  He also competed in the skills USA competition and was offered a small scholarship to Universal Technical Institute. His skills and interests are in diesel engines and Power Generators.

    I know that the CG provides on the job and classroom training, but what certifications can or do MK's earn while hey are serving?

    Would or could the fact that he already has Diesel ASE certifications help him get into the job field that he wants?

    Is GC MK training supported or certified by the public sector companies like CAT, Cummins or others?

    Thanks
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    04 May 2019 08:22 AM
    I can't speak much to what certifications MK's earn but I can tell you he can be an MK if his ASVAB score meets the requirements. His certifications don't really matter all too much when it comes to putting your name on an "A" school list. Anybody who meets the ASVAB requirements and has normal color vision can put their name on the list. His background will make school easier.
    https://www.gocoastguard.com/active-duty-careers/enlisted-opportunities/view-job-descriptions/mk
    Maybe this link will help a little bit. I'm sure somebody who is an MK can answer your question in more depth.
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    30 May 2019 12:55 PM
    MK here! Civilian certs don't mean much to the CG, but they can be helpful in navigating A school and potentially with future testing, but they aren't required. While your son is in the CG he can explore the CG COOL Program that provides access to various civilian certifications while he's in. Here's a link to COOL if you want to do a little exploring.

    https://www.cool.uscg.mil/enlisted/mk.htm
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