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Basic Rope Splicing Seminar

GroupMarlinspike Seamanship
Code and NumberVTEC - 032
Credits0
DescriptionTaught by internationally recognized sailmaker Louie Bartos, this seminar will cover the basics of three strand rope splicing.  Students will learn how to do a proper eye splice, a short splice and an eye splice with a thimble.  Students should bring any fids, marlinspikes or other splicing aids to class with them if they have them.
LocationUAS Tech Center, 600 Stedman Street, Room R-114
Fee$TBA
InstructorLouie Bartos
DatesTBA
Days and TimesTBA 6:30-8:30 pm

Navigation Seminar - Peril Straits

GroupNavigation Seminars
Code and NumberCEU - 041
Credits.4
DescriptionThis short 4-hr seminar will focus on the safe and efficient navigation of the Peril Straits by small ships, ferries and yachts.  Using the UAS ship simulator lab, the instructor will conn a vesse throught the Straits, discussing each course, waypoint and point of navigational interest and provide tips regarding piloting in various weather conditions and currents.
LocationUAS Ketchikan - 600 Stedman Street - Room R-118
Fee$395
InstructorCaptain Bill Hopkins
DatesApril 27 - May 8
Days and Timesone day - students make arrangements directly with instructor

100 Ton Master/OUPV

GroupMaster Licenses
Code and NumberMTR - 239
Credits5
Prerequisites

Must be able to read and write fluently in the English language.

Description

This course is for anyone with boating experience interested in obtaining a US Coast Guard license. One year of documented seatime since your 16th birthday is required, 90 days of which must be within the past 3 years.  Depending on USCG evaluation of seatime and experience, students completing the course would qualify for a license ranging from OUPV up to Master 100 tons Near Coastal.  Course topics include navigation, seamanship, safety and rules of the road.

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has approved the course and instructor for third party testing and a UAS Certificate of Completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Students should plan to spend significant time studying on their own, in addition to the classroom instruction and it is recommended that students begin reading the Rules of the Road prior to the beginning of the class.

After completing the course, students have one year to fulfill other USCG requirements including documenting sea time, First Aid/CPR, physical examination, drug test, character references and proof of citizenship.

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Minimum USCG licensing requirements for seatime are 360 days since your 16th birthday, with 90 of those days being within the past 3 years.

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: 1-888-427-5662

LocationJuneau - UAS Tech Center - 1415 Harbor Way
Fee$1,150 includes books & plotting gear
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesMarch 30 - April 10, 2015
Days and TimesWeek 1: Mon - Sat, 8am - 5pm Week 2: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St. Room H-101
Fee$1,150 includes books & plotting gear
InstructorDale Miller
DatesApril 14 - 25, 2015
Days and TimesWeek 1: Mon - Sat, 8am - 5pm Week 2: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm

200 Ton Master (Upgrade from 100 Ton)

GroupMaster Licenses
Code and NumberMTR - 240
Credits2
Prerequisites

Students must be able to read and write fluently in the English Language. Mariners are responsible for obtaining their own physical exam, drug tests, first aid/CPR certification, documentation of sea time and other USCG license requirements.

Description

USCG approved Upgrade course from Master 25, 50 or 100 ton to Master not more than 200 ton. 

Notes

Course fee includes study guide and charts. Students must bring their own plotting gear to class, including: dividers, parallel ruler/triangles, pencil, eraser and calculator.

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  For the USCG 200 Ton licensing checklist click here.  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: 1-888-427-5662

LocationJuneau - UAS Tech Center, 1415 Harbor Way
Fee$550
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesApril 13-15 This class will be presented via video conference with the instructor being located in Juneau.
Days and TimesM-W: 8 am - 5 pm

LocationKetchikan - classroom TBA
Fee$550
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesApril 13-15 This class will be presented via video conference with the instructor being located in Juneau.
Days and TimesM-W: 8 am - 5 pm

Able Seaman

Code and NumberMTR - 225
Credits2
PrerequisitesMust be able to read and write fluently in the English Language.
Description

The Certificate of Completion for this course is accepted as a substitute for testing by the USCG.  Students learn rules of the road, ship nomenclature, knots, splices and general seamanship topics.

 

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  For the USCG Able Seaman checklist click here.  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

LocationJuneau - UAS Tech Center - 1415 Harbor Way
Fee$TBA
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesLook for a class in Fall 2015
Days and TimesMonday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St.
Fee$TBA
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesLook for a class in Fall 2015. This class is delivered via video conference with the instructor located in Juneau with students in Juneau and Ketchikan classrooms.
Days and TimesMonday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Advanced Fire Fighting

Code and NumberMTR - 242
Credits2
Prerequisites

Student must have completed Basic Firefighting.

Must be proficient both reading and writing in the English Language.

DescriptionCourse emphasizes marine firefighting preparedness and response leadership.  This course is USCG and STCW approved.
LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman Street and North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department
Fee$600
InstructorAndrew Tighe, Frank Divelbiss
Dates10-13 February 2015
Days and TimesTuesday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade

Code and NumberMTR - 241
Credits1
Prerequisites

Currently hold a license as Master 150 GRT or 200 GRT (or complete a 200 Ton Upgrade course within one year after taking this Apprentice Mate Upgrade course).

Sea Service:  540 days, including 360 days on towing vessels - AND 90 days on each route.

Complete TOAR

Mariners are encouraged to contact the USCG if they have any questions regarding their qualifications for this upgrade.

Description

This course satisfies the USCG and STCW requirements for Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade (UNIVAS-33).  It is a sixteen hour program designed for mariners seeking a license as APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) of Towing Vessels.  Any student successfully completing the course will satisfy the USCG examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(i) for original issuance or 46 CFR 10.209(c)(iii) for renewal of a license as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels or Mate(Pilot) of Towing Vessels.

Note: This course is not a stand-alone course unless the mariner already holds a Master/Mate not more than 200 GRT License.  If the appropriate license is not held, the mariner must take the full 100 Ton Master course and upgrade to 200 Ton Master within one year of completion of the Apprentice Mate course.

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  Click Here for the USCG checklist for the Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels. You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationJuneau - UAS Tech Center, 1415 Harbor Way
Fee$TBA
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesLook for a class in Fall 2015. This class will be held in Juneau with video conference in Ketchikan. Note: at least 4 students must sign up for the class or it will be cancelled.
Days and Times2 days: 8:00am - 5:00pm

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman Street
Fee$TBA
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesLook for a class in Fall, 2015. This class will be held in Juneau with video conference in Ketchikan. Note: at least 4 students must sign up for the class or it will be cancelled.
Days and Times2 days: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids - ARPA

Code and NumberMTR - 252
Credits2
Prerequisites

Student must have completed the Radar Observer Course. 

For details on our Radar Simulator capabilities click Here

DescriptionThis course satisfies the USCG and STCW requirements for ARPA.  Several assessments for Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch are also included.  Students are strongly advised to review rapic radar plotting techniques prior to start of the class.
Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationUAS Technical Center - 600 Stedman St - Ketchikan - Room R118
Fee$TBA
InstructorDale Miller
DatesTBA
Days and Times4 days: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Basic Training (Formerly Basic Safety Training)

Code and NumberMTR - 129
Credits2
Prerequisites

Must obtain a doctor's statement of health.

Must be able to demonstrate physical competencies.  Students who cannot demonstrate physical competencies will be unable to pass the class.

Must be able to read and write fluently in the English Language at or above the 8th grade level.  Students are required to take and pass an English competency test at the UAS Learning Center in Ketchikan, Juneau or Sitka prior to the first day of class. Cost of the test is $5.

Description

The 40-hour Basic Safety Training class is required for mariners on commercial vessels over 200 Tons sailing outside the boundary line. The course is USCG approved and meets requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95. The four modules of the course are Personal Survival, Fire Fighting, First Aid and Personal Safety and Social Responsibility.

The 24-hour Basic Safety Training Refresher is intended for Mariners who are renewing their credentials and lack 1 year of seatime in the past 5 years required to maintain recency of BST.

Notes

Students will have one 2-hr session at the pool and will need an extra set of clothing for this portion of the class - swimsuits will not be allowed.  Students will be required to don immersion suits and swim in an immersion suit.  They will also right a liferaft. 

During the firefighting session, students will don fire turnout gear, including a self-contained breathing apparatus and will be required to fight live fires using appropriate equipment.  Students may not have any facial hair that will interfere with the seal of the SCBA.

Coast Guard Documentation

Complete information regarding USCG documentation can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center & N. Tongass Volunteer Fire Dept.
Fee$900
InstructorTBA
DatesMarch 23-27, 2015
Days and TimesMonday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Basic Safety Training Refresher

Code and NumberVTEC - 031
Credits0
Prerequisites

Must obtain a doctor's statement of health.

Must be able to demonstrate physical competencies.  Students who cannot demonstrate physical competencies will be unable to pass the class.

Must be able to read and write fluently in the English Language.

Description

The 24-hour Basic Safety Training Refresher is intended for Mariners who are renewing their credentials and lack 1 year of seatime in the past 5 years required to maintain recency of BST.  Students are required to pass all written exams and physical proficiencies required for regular Basic Safety Training classes.

Notes

Students will have one 2-hr session at the pool and will need an extra set of clothing for this portion of the class - swimsuits will not be allowed.  Students will be required to don immersion suits and swim in an immersion suit.  They will also right a liferaft. 

During the firefighting session, students will don fire turnout gear, including a self-contained breathing apparatus and will be required to fight live fires using appropriate equipment.  Students may not have any facial hair that will interfere with the seal of the SCBA.

Coast Guard Documentation

Complete information regarding USCG documentation can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your questons.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St - Room H-101
Fee$800
InstructorBen Hastings, Andy Tighe, RK Rice, Deb Davis
DatesMarch 2015 TBA
Days and Times3 days: 8am - 5pm

Crisis Management and Human Behavior

Code and NumberMTR - 244
Credits1
Prerequisites

USCG Certificate of Completion for Basic Safety Training and Crowd Management

Must be able to read and write fluently in the English Language.

Description

This 14-hour course is intended for Mariners responsible for cargo and the safety of passengers in emergency situations.  This course meets the  STCW Crisis Management & Human Behavior requirements including Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety & Hull Integrity Training for officers on Ro-Ro Passenger vessels.

Notes

Special Crisis Management classes can be arranged by contacting Diana at the Marine Transportation Office, 907-228-4568 or maritime@uas.alaska.edu

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questons.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationKetchikan, UAS Tech Center, 600 Stedman St., Room R118
Fee$TBA
InstructorTBA
DatesTBA - contact Diana at 228-4568 to schedule a class in Ktn or Jnu.
Days and Times2 days 0800-1600 hrs

Electronic Chart Display Information Systems

Code and NumberMTR - 254
Credits2
Prerequisites

Student must have completed the Radar Observer and ARPA courses.

For details on our Radar Simulator capabilities click Here

Description

This course satisfies the USCG and STCW 2012 requirements for ECDIS and provides training in basic theory and use of ECDIS equipment.  Exercises are completed on the UAS Ship Simulator using Southeast Alaska charts, ports and transits.  This course uses the TRANSAS operating program and students will learn basics of that system.

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationUAS Technical Center - 600 Stedman St - Ketchikan - Room R118
Fee$995
InstructorKarl Luck
DatesTBA: call 907-228-4568 for info
Days and Times5 days: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday 8:00am - noon

Fast Rescue Boat

GroupFast Rescue Boat
Code and NumberMTR - 228
Credits2
PrerequisitesMust be able to read/write in the English Language and be in good physical condition.
Description

This class involves both classroom and practical "hands-on" training with a fast rescue boat. Good raingear and boots are required, mustang suits are strongly suggested.  The University does not provide this gear! 

Students can expect to get in the water and may bring their own immersion suits to class or use the University provided immersion suits.  This USCG certified course complies with STCW requirements. 

Notes

Coast Guard Documentation

Complete information regarding USCG documentation can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: 1-888-427-5662

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St.
Fee$1,150
InstructorDale Miller, RK Rice, Ben Hastings, Gregory Wolfe
DatesMarch 9-13, 2015
Days and TimesMonday - Friday 0800 - 1700 hrs

First Aid/CPR/ AED for the Mariner

GroupFirst Aid/CPR/AED
Code and NumberVTEC - 005
Credits0
PrerequisitesNone
DescriptionThis USCG approved class fulfills the First Aid/CPR/AED module of Basic Safety Training.  Mariners will receive a USCG certificate of completion for the course as well as an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED card.  Non mariners may take the class to receive the American Heart Association card.
LocationUAS Juneau Tech Center - 1415 Harbor Way
Fee$75
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesApril 11
Days and Times8 am - 3 pm

LocationUAS Sitka
Fee$75
InstructorNeil Nickerson
DatesFebruary 7, 2015
Days and Times8 am - 3 pm

LocationUAS Ketchikan Tech Center, 600 Stedman Street, Room R-111
Fee$75
InstructorTBA
DatesTBA Special classes can be arranged, call 907-228-4568
Days and Times0800-1500 hrs

Why Knot? Knot Tying Seminar

GroupRecreational Series
Code and NumberVTEC - 032
Credits0
CRN39736
DescriptionTaught by internationally recognized Sailmaker and Historian Louie Bartos, this seminar will cover the 10 knots/bends/hitches most useful to sailors of all types.  Some of these knots will be familiar, but others, such as the constrictor knot, are improvements to commonly used knots.  this class is useful for the beginner and for advanced knot tyers who want to brush up on their skills.  Louie is a perfectionist and you can be sure that when the class is over you will be tying knots more beautifully than you ever thought possible!
LocationUAS Ktn Tech Center, 600 Stedman Street, Room H-101
Fee$TBA
InstructorLouie Bartos
DatesTBA
Days and TimesTues & Wed 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Navigation Seminar - Wrangell Narrows

GroupNavigation Seminar
Code and NumberVTEC - 032
DescriptionThis short seminar will focus on the safe and efficient navigation of the Wrangell Narrows by small ships, ferries and yachts.  Captain Bill Hopkins, the instructor, is the author of the definitive book "The Wrangell Narrows" which details best practices in navigating this challenging waterway.  Using the UAS ship simulator lab, Captain Hopkins will conn a vessel through the Narrows, discussing each course, waypoint and point of navigational interest and giving tips regarding piloting in various weather conditions and currents.
LocationUAS Ketchikan, 600 Stedman Street, Room R-118
Fee$395
InstructorCaptain Bill Hopkins
DatesApril 27 - May 8, 2015
Days and TimesOne day - students make arrangements directly with instructor

Proficiency in Survival Craft/Lifeboatman

GroupSurvival Craft
Code and NumberMTR - 220
Credits2
Prerequisites

Must be able to read/write in the English Language. 

Must be able to perform physical proficiencies.

Description

This USCG approved course provides classroom and hands-on training in the use of lifeboats, life rafts and survival gear.  It meets CFR and STCW requirements for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Lifeboatman.

Notes

Good raingear and boots, hats & gloves are required as significant time will be spent outdoors launching, retrieving and rowing lifeboats.

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationKetchikan - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St. - Room H-101
Fee$750
InstructorBen Hastings & RK Rice
DatesMarch 31 - April 3, 2015
Days and TimesTuesday - Friday 8 am-5pm

On-line Radar Refresher

GroupRadar
Code and NumberVTEC - 039
Credits0
Prerequisites5-day Radar Observer Course
Description

This course is approved by the USCG.  It enables students to study the course material at home via personal computer and when ready, come in and take the test. 

Once the mariner has completed review of the course material, he/she can make an appointment to come in and take the test in Ketchikan by e-mailing  Dale Miller at dale.miller@uas.alaska.edu or Neil Nickerson in Juneau at nlnickerson@uas.alaska.edu . The final exam must be taken at UAS Ketchikan or UAS Juneau.  It consists of a paper plot and a simulator exercise.

Click HERE  to view our simulator capabilities and specifications.

Notes

Once registered for the class, students can access the online material.  Click HERE for instructions on how to do that.  A good book to review is: Real Time Method of Radar Plotting by Max H. Carpenter.

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationStudy at home and take the test at UAS KTN or UAS JNU
Fee$195
InstructorDale Miller
DatesThis class is ongoing - students may sign up at any time.
Days and TimesE-mail instructor at dale.miller@uas.alaska.edu to arrange a testing time in Ketchikan and nlnickerson@uas.alaska.edu in Juneau

Radar Observer - 40 hours

GroupRadar
Code and NumberMTR - 250
Credits2
Prerequisites

Students must be proficient in reading and writing in the English Language.

Students are expected to view online lessons prior to attending class.  Instructions for logging into the UAS system to review these materials can be found by clicking here.

Description

This 40-hour course is U.S. Coast Guard approved and students receive training in basic radar theory. Topics include navigation and collision avoidance. Emphasis is placed on plotting techniques using a state-of-the-art radar simulator.  This course meets requirements for uninspected tow vessels greater than 26 feet.

This course is generally given once in the fall and once in the spring.  Special classes can be arranged if minimum enrollment is met. Call Diana at 907-228-4568 for more info.

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationUAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St. - Ship Simulator Lab Room R-118
Fee$750
InstructorDale Miller
DatesMarch 30 - April 3, 2015
Days and TimesMonday thru Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch - RFPNW

Code and NumberMTR - 226
Credits1
PrerequisitesMust be able to read and write fluently in the English Language.
Description

This course is USCG approved.  Students receive training in lookout duties, helm commands and duties of a mariner on a navigational watch.  This course meets STCW & USCG requirements for RFPNW.  Students will complete helm and lookout checkoffs in class and must complete 60 days of seatime performing bridge watchkeeping duties after finishing the class to receive their certificate.

Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch - RFPNW Checkoffs
Mariners who are interested in completing helm check-offs at our Ketchikan Ship Simulator Lab should call Diana at 228-4568 to arrange a date and time.  Cost for this training is $145.00

Notes

Coast Guard Licensing

Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw  Click Here for the USCG checklist for RFPNW.  You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662.  Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questions.  Other useful phone numbers are below.

 UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568

Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496

Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458

Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here

LocationKtn - UAS Tech Center - 600 Stedman St - Room R118
Fee$450
InstructorBen Hastings, RK Rice & Dale Miller
DatesLook for a class in Fall of 2015. Special classes can be arranged. Call 907-228-4568 for more info.
Days and Times3 days 8 am - 5 pm

Future Courses

GroupFuture Courses
Code and Number -
DescriptionUAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Department is currently developing courses needed for upper level licenses. Please check back here for future postings or call for more information.
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