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2019 Summer Classes

MTR Marine Transportation

MTR 250Save 25%
2 CR
U.S. Coast Guard approved course provides training in basic radar theory. Topics include navigation and collision avoidance. Great emphasis is placed on plotting techniques. Radar Observer utilizes the Nautilus Educational Systems (NRAS) radar simulator. Meets the requirements for uninspected tow vessels greater than 26 feet.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52464 K01 Dale Miller
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Friday
8:00a - 5:00p
5/24 - 5/24
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Friday
8:00a - 5:00p
5/24 - 5/24
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
5/28 - 5/31
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
5/28 - 5/31

No notes

Tuition and fees: $794 (additional charges may apply)

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VTEC Vocational Technology, NonCred

This class is for students who need to renew their USCG Radar Endorsement. Course is 1 - 3 days, depending on how much review is required for the student to complete the material and test.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52485 K01 Dale Miller
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
5/28 - 5/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
5/28 - 5/30

No notes

Tuition and fees: $400 (additional charges may apply)

For MTR simulator practice.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52450 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
5/13 - 8/3

Rental is $100/hour plus a $30 setup fee. Email Mike LaBarge at mslabarge@alaska.edu to schedule practice time.

Tuition and fees: $0 (additional charges may apply)

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exams. When you feel ready, make an appointment to take the final exams in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information go to steadyoncourse.com and view the introduction to the course. Access to the online course lessons is available for 30 days after registering.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52451 K01 Mike LaBarge
Arranged
5/13 - 8/3

No notes

Tuition and fees: $250 (additional charges may apply)

Students gain the knowledge and skills to conduct onboard safety drills. Successful completion will earn an AMSEA Drill Conductor card.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52373 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
7:30a - 8:00p
5/11 - 5/11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $0 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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2019 Fall Classes

MTR Marine Transportation

MTR 119
1 CR
Learn to safely operate a small vessel in Alaskan waters. Covers navigation, rules of the road, trip planning including weather, radio operation, line handling and vessel operation including a practice session on the water. Foul weather/rain gear may be required.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76914 T01 Joel Markis
Sitka Campus 115
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
9/23 - 9/25

Seats remaining: 14

No notes

Tuition and fees: $462 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 120Save 25%
1 CR
An introduction to outboard systems that need maintenance and upkeep for efficient operation. Ignition, carburetion power head and lower unit systems will be studied emphasizing preventive maintenance.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76915 T01 Gary Den Herder
Sitka Campus 115
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
9/30 - 10/2

Seats remaining: 15

No notes

Tuition and fees: $406 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 129Save 25%
2 CR
This US Coast Guard approved course meets the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95. The four modules of the course are Personal Survival, Basic Fire Fighting, First Aid/CPR, and Personal Safety & Social Responsibility. Beards must be shaven to insure a good Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) face mask seal.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77583 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/21 - 10/25

Seats remaining: 19

Prerequisite: Must have a doctor's approval to physically demonstrate practical competencies, and must pass an English proficiency exam.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1012 (additional charges may apply)

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77752 K03 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/14 - 10/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/14 - 10/18

Seats remaining: 20

Prerequisite: Must have a doctor's approval to physically demonstrate practical competencies, and must pass an English proficiency exam.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1012 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 220Save 25%
2 CR
This U.S. Coast Guard approved course provides training in the use of lifeboats, life rafts and survival gear. It meets the requirements of 46 CFR 12.10-3(a)(6) and 46 CFR 12.10-5 for endorsement for Lifeboatman. It also meets the requirements of Section A-VI/2 and Table A-VI/2-1 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95. Rain gear may be needed for outside drills.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77585 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
12/9 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 24

Students must provide personal foul weather gear appropriate for the marine environment.

Tuition and fees: $887 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 225Save 25%
2 CR
Students will learn rules of the road, ship nomenclature, knots, splices and general seamanship topics. This course is approved for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the U.S. Coast Guard.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77608 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
12/2 - 12/6
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
12/2 - 12/6

Seats remaining: 14

Prerequisite: MTR S220 (formerly offered as MT S230) or instructor permission.

Course is offered via video conference. Student must be located in Juneau or Ketchikan.

Tuition and fees: $700 (additional charges may apply)

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This U.S. Coast Guard approved course satisfies the Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigation Watch. Included in the course are helm commands and duties of a mariner on a navigation watch.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77528 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
11/4 - 11/6
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
11/4 - 11/6

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $506 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 228Save 25%
2 CR
Required for persons assigned to operate Fast Rescue Boats. It is USCG approved and meets the requirements for Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95. Much of the class time is spent operating a fast rescue boat on the water. Requires prior experience handling a skiff, warm clothing and rain gear.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77586 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
9/30 - 10/4

Seats remaining: 9

Students must provide personal foul weather gear appropriate for the marine environment.

Tuition and fees: $1112 (additional charges may apply)

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This course and instructor have been approved by the US Coast Guard for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Depending on sea experience and other Coast Guard requirements, a person passing this course is eligible to receive an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV, commonly called a 6-pack license) up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77526 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/3 - 10/23
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/3 - 10/23

Seats remaining: 13

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

Save 25% off tuition on over 300 selected career and technical courses.

This course and instructor have been approved by the US Coast Guard for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Depending on sea experience and other Coast Guard requirements, a person passing this course is eligible to receive an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV, commonly called a 6-pack license) up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77606 K02 Neil Nickerson
Tue, Wed, Thu
6:00p - 9:00p
10/1 - 11/14
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
10/5 - 10/12

Seats remaining: 10

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 240Save 25%
2 CR
Intended for mariners with a USCG 100 Ton Master's license who want to upgrade to a 200 Ton license. The course and instructor are USCG approved for testing in class. Subjects covered are chart plotting, regulations, stability, power plants and vessel construction.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77607 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
11/18 - 11/20
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
11/18 - 11/20

Seats remaining: 16

Prerequisite: MTR S239 or USCG Master's license.

Course offered via video conference. Student must be located in either Juneau or Ketchikan.

Tuition and fees: $550 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 242Save 25%
2 CR
Marine firefighting preparedness and response leadership. Subjects include fire prevention, ship organization, damage control and stability. This course is USCG approved and meets the Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77529 K01 Andrew Tighe
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 4:59p
11/11 - 11/14

Seats remaining: 10

Prerequisite: MTR S129 or a certificate in Basic Fire Fighting.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

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Intended for mariners responsible for cargo and the safety of passengers in emergency situations. It meets the Crisis Management and Human Behavior requirements of Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 including Roll On Roll Off (Ro-Ro) passenger vessels.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77530 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon, Tue
8:00a - 5:00p
10/28 - 10/29

Seats remaining: 19

Prerequisite: Requires US Coast Guard approved certificate of completion in Crowd Management, or instructor approval.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $306 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 250Save 25%
2 CR
U.S. Coast Guard approved course provides training in basic radar theory. Topics include navigation and collision avoidance. Great emphasis is placed on plotting techniques. Radar Observer utilizes the Nautilus Educational Systems (NRAS) radar simulator. Meets the requirements for uninspected tow vessels greater than 26 feet.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77596 K01 Dale Miller
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/18 - 11/22
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/18 - 11/22

Seats remaining: 11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $812 (additional charges may apply)

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CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77531 K01 Dale Miller
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
12/3 - 12/6

Seats remaining: 10

Prerequisite: MTR S232 or US Coast Guard license with Radar Observer endorsement.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $662 (additional charges may apply)

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Basic concepts of celestial navigation and nautical astronomy. Definitions and solutions of the astronomical triangle utilizing H.O. 249 will be emphasized for practical application in the off shore navigation environment utilizing the marine-type sextant.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77610 K01 Neil Nickerson
Tue, Wed, Thu
6:00p - 9:00p
9/10 - 9/19

Seats remaining: 15

This course is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $305 (additional charges may apply)

 

VTEC Vocational Technology, NonCred

This class is intended for mariners who require first aid/CPR/AED for licensing/credentialing purposes, although members of the general public may also take the course. This class and instructor are USCG approved and students completing will receive a USCG accepted certificate of completion as well as the standard American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED credential.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77609 K01 Neil Nickerson
Saturday
9:00a - 3:00p
11/16 - 11/16

Seats remaining: 12

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $95 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 020
0 CR
Drop in time for practice projects. Three hours per session. Contact instructor for additional information at 228-4571.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76843 K01 Kenneth Horn
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
8/26 - 12/14

Seats remaining: 8

No notes

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 031
0 CR
This USCG approved course meets STCW requirements to refresh Basic Safety Training for mariners lacking 360 days of sea time in the last five years. Beards must be shaven. Must provide a current USCG medical certificate, or current USCG physical.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77569 K01 Mariah Warren
10/14 - 10/18

Seats remaining: 20

No notes

Tuition and fees: $850 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77584 K02 Mariah Warren
10/21 - 10/25

Seats remaining: 19

No notes

Tuition and fees: $850 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 032
0 CR
USCG approved four hour Crowd Management (UNIVAS-142) training that meets the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The basics of dealing with groups in an emergency situation on board passenger vessels is covered in detail.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77587 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
10/19 - 10/19

Seats remaining: 24

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77588 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
10/26 - 10/26

Seats remaining: 24

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

This USCG approved course meets the STCW requirements for revalidation of BT for mariners who have 360 days of qualifying sea time in the previous five years. Beards must be clean shaven for fire fighting. Students must provide a USCG medical certificate, or USCG physical.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77592 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/7 - 11/8

Seats remaining: 23

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77595 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/21 - 11/22

Seats remaining: 24

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

This class is for students who need to renew their USCG Radar Endorsement. Course duration is 1-3 days, depending on how much review is required for the student to complete the material and test.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77597 K01 Dale Miller
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
11/19 - 11/21
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
11/19 - 11/21

Seats remaining: 11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $400 (additional charges may apply)

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exams. When you feel ready, make an appointment to take the final exams in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information go to steadyoncourse.com and view the introduction to the course. Access to the online course lessons is available for 30 days after registering. For additional information, call 907-228-4568.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77527 K01 Mike LaBarge
Arranged
8/26 - 12/14

Seats remaining: 19

No notes

Tuition and fees: $250 (additional charges may apply)

 

WELD Welding Technology

WELD 120Save 25%
3 CR
A beginning level course covering the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis in flat and horizontal welding positions on mild steel using a variety of welding rods and techniques.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76658 K01 Kenneth Horn
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 9/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 12/14

Seats remaining: 9

Boots and head cover are required.

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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WELD 152Save 25%
3 CR
This intermediate level welding techniques course focuses on shielded metal arc welding - SMAW, plasma arc cutting, oxygen-acetylene cutting, and metal grinding. Students will develop intermediate welding skills including gas metal arc welding using flux core and dual shield wire fillers. A special emphasis will be placed on proper fit-up and alignment for fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, vertical, and overhead positions.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76659 K01 Kenneth Horn
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 12/14
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 9/19

Seats remaining: 10

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

Boots and head cover are required.

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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WELD 175Save 25%
3 CR
Designed for advanced welders to further their skills in one or more processes and levels. Topics may include aluminum welding, sheet welding, shield metal arc welding, pipe welding, flux-core arc welding, or other to be announced. May be repeated for credit when content varies.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76660 K01 Kenneth Horn
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 12/14
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 9/19

Seats remaining: 9

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

Boots and head cover are required.

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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