Masters License

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Masters License Course

$260.00

Masters License

Successful completion of this course and presenting our Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy all examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner credential from OUPV Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters to a credential of Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters; OR, increase the scope of a credential of Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters to Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Near Coastal Waters. The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement.

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Depending on the vessel “Tonnage” and the seatime the student has acquired will determine what size upgrade the student will get.

  • 25 ton Masters License

  • 50 ton Masters License

  • 100 ton Masters License

To qualify for this course, students must either:

Requirements for the 100 ton Masters License?

Masters License-Great Lakes

  • 360 days of service in the deck department, OF WHICH,
    • 90 days of service on Great Lakes

Masters License-Inland

  • 360 days of service on any waters.

Tonnage Calculations Master Great Lakes/Inland

  • 100 GRT90 days (25%) of service on vessels of 51 GRT or above, OR, 180 days (50%) of service on vessels of 34 GRT or above
  • 50 GRT90 days (25%) of service of vessels of 26 GRT or above OR, 180 days (50%) of service on Vessels 17 GRT or Above
  • 25 GRT–  271 days (75%) or more for endorsement on vessels 5 GRT or less, OR, 90 days (25%) or service on vessels of 1-25 GRT, OR 180 days (50%) of service on vessels 1-16 GRT
  • if mariner does not meet the tonnage calculation for 50 GRT or more He/She is eligible for 25 GRT.

Masters License-Near Coastal

  • 720 days of service in the deck department on Ocean, Near Coastal, or Great Lakes waters, OF WHICH , service on inland waters may substitute for up to 360 days of the total required service

Note: Any service will be credited as follows

  • Service on Great Lakes will be credited day for day.
  • Service on Vessels to which STCW applies (inland or Near Coastal) will be credited day for day.

Tonnage Calculations Master Near Coastal

  • 100 GRT180 days (25%) of service on vessels of 51 GRT or above, OR 360 days (50%)of service on vessels of 34 GRT or above.
  • 50 GRT180 days (25%) of service on vessels of 26 GRT or above, OR 360 day (50%) of service on vessels of 17 GRT or above.
  • 25 GRT541 days (75%) or more for endorsement on vessels 5 GRT or less, OR, 180 days (25%) or more on vessels 6-25 GRT, OR, 360 days (50%) or more on vessels 1-16 GRT.
  • If mariner does not meet the tonnage calculation for 50 GRT or more, He/She is eligible for 25 GRT.

Additional Requirements

  1. Minimum Age – 19 years old
  2. Physical Exam, Drug Test, Eye Exam, Color Blind Test
  3. Valid CPR/ First Aid card (American Red Cross, Heart Assoc. or USCG Approved course)
  4. US Citizenship
  5. Character reference letters
  6. Completed USCG application package
  7. Certificate of Completion from an approved USCG approved course
  8. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC Card)

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