This is the first license offered by the USCG and allows the mariner to carry up to 6 passengers for hire on any vessel under 100t.
- Potential Maritime Jobs: charter boat captain, head boat captain
This course covers the information necessary to satisfy Department of Transportation 49 CFR 172 and satisfies the three-year recurrent training requirement under Subpart H172.704.
- Potential Maritime Jobs: stevedore, dock worker, ship yard
Removes the restriction on the number of passengers and scope of work on OUPV license. Allows mariner to operate any vessel under 100t (Near Coastal)
- Potential Maritime Jobs: tug boat captain, fishing boat captain, commercial dive boat captain
This 5-day course is designed for mariners at the entry-level position. It provides the trainee the knowledge, understanding and proficiency to work safely and efficiently aboard today’s merchant vessels. Proficiency is demonstrated by actually tying various knots, bends, hitches and splices.
This course satisfies the following STCW95 and CFR training requirements
Deck & Navigation General / Deck Safety and Deck General & Safety / Rules of the Road exam modules for any Able Seaman endorsement / 46 CFR 12.05-9 for any Able Seaman endorsement.
- Potential Maritime Jobs: able seaman OSV, limited, or unlimited
Basic Safety Training
Required by STCW 95 for all mariners, in four modules, a 5-day course. No prerequisites, but course is physically strenuous, and one must be physically fit and capable of moderate swimming/treading water.
- Potential Maritime Jobs: entry level merchant marines, commercial deckhand, offshore deckhand, drill ships, semi submersible, jack-up rigs
This course is for mariners designated to assist in emergency situations on passenger vessels. Students learn to assist passengers, control passenger responses, and establish and maintain effective communications.
- Potential Maritime Jobs: cruise liners, hotel staff, day cruises, casino vessel staff, marine crew passenger vessels