Courses

USCG & STCW APPROVED

All of the courses we offer are U.S. Coast Guard and STCW approved. Keep checking back as we are always adding new courses for your convenience.

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Able Seaman (Any Rating)

$685.00

This is our 5 day, 40 hr Able Seaman class. This course satisfies the written exam requirements for Able Seaman Any rating, and the written exam requirements for Lifeboat Limited.

Able Seaman (Any Rating) with Lifeboatman-Limited Practical Assessments

$885.00

This is our 5 day/40 hr Able Seaman class. This course satisfies the written exam requirements for any rating of Abe Seaman AND the written and practical assessment requirements for Lifeboat Limited.

PSC/Lifeboatman-Limited Practical Assessments

$200.00

This is our completion of NVIC 04-14 Lifeboat Limited practical assessments.

(6 Pack) Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)

$699.00

This is our 7 day 56 hr course to receive your 6 pack captain’s license. We also run a 56 hr/12 night course for your convenience.

Upgrade OUPV To Master 100 Tons

$260.00

This is our 3 day Masters upgrade course. Depending on the tonnage of the vessel you submitted seatime on, this course will satisfy all written requirements for 25/50/100 ton masters upgrade. Completion of this course will satisfy all written requirements for upgrading from OUPV to Master upon Near Coastal, Great Lakes, or Inland waters.

Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons

$649.00

This is our 5 day/40 hr 200 ton Captain’s Course. This course satisfies all written examination requirements for a Merchant Mariner who qualifies for Master 200 ton Near Coastal, Great Lakes or Inland Waters.

Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade

$390.00

This is our 2 day/16 hr course for a mariner wishing to upgrade to a Mate (pilot) of towing vessels.

CPR/First Aid

$125.00

This course is taught using the American Red Cross standards. It satisfies the U.S. Coast guard requirements as well as DOT and most workplace requirements. This course is also consistent with OSHA’s best practices for first aid, and CPR.

Vessel Security Officer (VSO)

$449.00

This is our 2 day/16 hr VSO course. It satisfies all the written examination requirements for getting your STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.

STCW Basic Training

$895.00

This is our 5 day/40 hr. Basic Training Course. This is a combined course that satisfies all requirements for Basic Training.

  • Basic Firefighting (MARTOW-53)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (MARTOW-363)
  • Elementary First Aid (MARTOW-197)
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (MARTOW-359)

Basic Firefighting

$449.00

Basic Firefighting. This is our 2 day 16 hr. Basic Firefighting Course. This course is taught as part of Basic Training, And individually for mariners who only need to satisfy the Basic Firefighting portion of Basic Training or a National Endorsement as Tankerman.

Personal Survival Techniques

$449.00

This is our 1.5 day/12 hr. Personal Survival Techniques Course. This course is taught as part of Basic Training, and individually for mariners who only need to satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques portion of Basic Training.

Elementary First Aid

$139.00

This is our 1 day/8 hr. Elementary First Aid course. This course is taught as part of Basic Training, and individually for those mariners who only need to satisfy the Elementary First Aid portion of Basic Training.

Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities

$129.00

This is our ½ day/4 hour Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities course. This course is taught as part of Basic Training, and individually for those mariners who only need to satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities portion of Basic Training.

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Testimonials

Very knowledgeable staff that not only helped me with my OUPV class, but went the extra mile to help ensure all my paperwork was in order with the USCG. Thank you Captain Shaffer.

Jason

Just aced my OUPV Captains course due to my instructor, Capt. Jamie and a lot of studying. Great facility and the instructors make it easy to learn.

Noel

Instructors explain the course very well. Easy to understand, Capt. Jamie went over the course material, and answered all the questions the class asked. Great Job

Lawrence