Military and First Responder Pricing

Does Mariners Learning System offer military and/or first responder discounts?

american-flag-waving copyTo say thanks for your bravery and sacrifice, qualified veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders can receive 25% off on all our captain's license and FCC courses through the MLS American Hero Fund. 

 

How do I claim this American Hero Fund discount? 

You can get access to this exclusive offer within 4 easy steps...American Hero Fund Graphic

Step 1 - Select Your Online Course

Choose one of more select online MLS captain's license or FCC courses. 

 

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Step 2  - Add To Cart

Add your select to the shopping cart, then click on the shopping cart icon. Select "View and Edit Cart" when you are ready to finalize your order. 

 

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Step 3 - Verify through ID.me

Before completing your purchase, scroll down to "Get Verified with ID.me." Register or login to ID.me to verify your status by clicking on the "Military" or "Responder" button. If eligible, your discount will automatically apply to your order. 

 

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Step 4 - Complete Checkout

Once verified, complete your purchase by selecting "Proceed to Checkout" and start studying today. 

 

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How does Mariners Learning System verify my eligibility? 

MLS is proud to partner with ID.me to qualify those in our American Hero Fund program. ID.me's digital identity platform offers an easy and secure way for military veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders to verify their status and receive discounts from Mariners Learning System. 

 

TIP: Create an account with ID.me today! Save time and money at checkout. 

 

 

Who does ID.me verify under the group: military? 

ID.me verifies the military status of members across the military community, such as...

  • Service Members
  • Veterans
  • Retirees
  • Military Spouses
  • Military Families


How do I verify my military status?

There are a number of ways ID.me allows members to verify their military status. You can confirm with your USAA membership, check military service records, enter a .mil e-mail address, or upload military documentation. 

 

Examples of military documentation include DD214, NGB form 22, Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC), or a Veteran Identification Card (VIC). 

 

Does MLS accept the GI Bill? 

Honoring those who answer the call of duty, Mariners Learning System offers a privately funded American Hero Fund that will steeply discount the cost of your course tuition. Therefore, we do not accept the GI Bill. 

 

Who does ID.me verify under the group: first responder? 

ID.me verifies the first responder statuses of many subgroups within the community, such as...

  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff
  • State Trooper
  • Corrections Officer
  • Federal Officer
  • Career Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • EMT
  • Paramedic
  • 911 Dispatcher

How do I verify my first responder status as a police officer/sheriff/sheriff deputy/correctional officer/state trooper/or federal law enforcement officer?

If you are any of the above responders, you can verify your status through ID.me with...

  • Valid law enforcement ID card
  • Pay stub (MUST show position)
  • Standard Form 50 (SF-50)
  • Retired ID card
  • Certificate of retirement 
  • Pension statement 


How do I verify my first responder status as a firefighter?

 When verifying your firefighter status, you will be requested to select which state you serve in. From there, a list of documents is shown for you to upload. 

 

How do I verify my first responder status as an EMT or paramedic?

The most common verification method for EMTs and paramedics is providing your EMT/EMS license number. You can also use a valid EMT/paramedic ID card, recent training completion certificate, a copy of a valid and government-issued certification illustrating EMT/paramedic status, a retired ID card, certificate of retirement, or a pension statement. 

 

How do I verify my first responder status as a 911 dispatcher?

As a 911 dispatcher, you can verify through ID.me with your recent training completion certificate, a copy of a valid and professionally-issued certification illustrating 911 dispatcher status, a retired ID card, certificate of retirement, or a pension statement. 

 

* Information updated from ID.me as of 10/28/21