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OUPV to Master Upgrade

$450

COURSE TOPICS:

  • Safety
  • General ship knowledge
  • Inspected Vessel Regulations
  • Stability & Construction
  • Seamanship

NEAR COASTAL ENDORSEMENT FOR MASTER

A Near Coastal License allows you to operate up to 200 miles offshore. Great Lakes time can be counted for 100% of the required sea time.

Completing the NC class will allow a current Master, Great Lakes & Inland to add Near Coastal to their license.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSE:

  1. Current First Aid/CPR certification (Less than 1 year old)
  2. This course can be taken on an additional day for $85.00 (Discount available for current students)
  3. DOT approved 5 panel drug test (urinalysis)
  4. Students receive discounted membership in the Chicago Maritime Group (A DOT/USCG compliant drug testing consortium)
  5. Physical Examination documented on new USCG form. (Physical less than 1 year old)
  6. We have contracted with Premier Occupational Health to provide this service to our students for a special reduced rate.
  7. Sea Service letters. We will assist you in preparing or acquiring these.
  8. TWIC card
  9. CG-719B form - Application for Merchant License

SEA SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. 360 days on vessels, (720 for Near Coastal option) 90 of which must be within the last three years for Master; OR
  2. 90 days on vessels for Mate license (Upon completion of sea time, Master license issued)
  3. At least 90 days of the 360 must be on the Great Lakes or license will be limited to Inland Waters, other than Great Lakes

ADDITIONAL STUDENT MATERIALS:

  • Notebook paper
  • Post-It notes and tabs
  • Note cards
  • Writing and note-taking items (Pens, pencils, hi-liter, eraser, etc)