Operating a large vessel in coastal water requires advanced skills and training

Upgrade 100 Ton Master to 200 Ton Master Near Coastal

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This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

Scope
The scope of this class is to provide instruction and assessment in the subjects of navigation general, deck general, safety, and environmental protection as appropriate for increasing the authority of an MMC National Officer Endorsement from OUPV, or Master or Mate not more than 100 GRT to Master or Mate not more than 200 GRT Near Coastal.

Objective
Upon successful completion of this upgrade class the trainee will have the knowledge of navigation, safety, seamanship, and federal regulations necessary to accept the responsibility for the safety of vessels less than 200 GRT on near coastal routes, including its cargo and passengers; be aware of the obligations under federal regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment; and be able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations.

Entry Standards
This course is open to all mariners holding a valid MMC National Officer Endorsement as OUPV, or Master or Mate not more than 100 GRT (including 25 or 50 GRT), or have completed an approved course for OUPV or Master not more than 100 GRT within one year of taking this upgrade course.

Class Completion Requirements
Successful completion of this class requires the student to:
• Attend every day of the class.
• Complete a 70-question multiple choice written exam with a minimum passing score of 70% correct answers (minimum of 49 out of 70 correct answers).

Class Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the class requirements each student will be issued a course completion certificate. The certificate must be presented to an REC within one year of the course completion date to satisfy the exam requirements for the MMC endorsement.

COVID-19 Protocols
The first three days of this course will be conducted on a telepresence basis to observe the COVID-19 protocols. The final day will be held in our Anacortes Training Facility at 301 30th Street Anacortes WA.

knowledge of magnetic compass is critical for vessel navigation

Upgrade OUPV to 100 Ton Master Course

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Tuition $750.
Call Pat Boyle to register at 425 320 6441

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

Scope
The scope of this class is to provide instruction and assessment in the subjects of navigation general, deck general, safety, and environmental protection as appropriate for the upgrade of a valid OUPV Inland or Near Coastal endorsement to Master not more than 100-ton without changing the route.

Objective
Upon successful completion of this upgrade class the mariner will have the knowledge of navigation, seamanship, and federal regulations necessary to accept the responsibility for the safety of inspected vessels less than 100 GRT on near coastal and inland routes, including its cargo and passengers; be aware of the obligations under federal regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment; and be able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations.

Entry Standards
This course is open to all mariners holding a valid MMC National Officer Endorsement as OUPV Inland or OUPV Near Coastal.

Class Completion Requirements
Successful completion of this class requires the student to:
• Attend every day of the class.
• Complete a 50-question Navigation General, Deck General, Safety exam with a minimum passing score of 70% correct (minimum of 35 out of 50 correct answers).

Class Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the class requirements each student will be issued a course completion certificate. The certificate must be presented to an REC within one year of the course completion date to satisfy the exam requirements for the MMC endorsement.

COVID-19 Protocols
The first three days of this course will be conducted on a telepresence basis to observe the COVID-19 protocols. The final day will be held in our Anacortes Training Facility at 301 30th Street Anacortes WA.

Mariiner in course to upgrade his Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to Proficiency in Survival Craft

Upgrade Lifeboatman Limited (PSCL) to Lifeboatman PSC

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Tuition $550.

To register call Patrick Boyle at 206 659 7178 or email registration@seafarerswoldwide.com

Scope
This two-day course; Upgrade from Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to Proficiency in
Survival Craft satisfies the competency requirements as outlined in NVIC 04-
14 (Ch-1) relating to the increase in scope of an endorsement from PSC Limited to PSC. The
student will complete those assessments for PSC as noted in enclosure (2) to NVIC 04-14 (CH1)

This course will also satisfy the training guidelines of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, As
Amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
(PSC); and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements 46
CFR 12.407(b)(3) for any endorsement as Lifeboatman and PSC providing the student has a
PSC (Limited) certificate.

The objective of this course is to satisfy the training requirements for an increase in scope of an
endorsement from PSC (Limited) to PSC for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in
Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy
company, national and international regulations, and assessment guidelines as stated in
Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2.

The syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boat

Content
This Upgrade PSC (Limited) to PSC is a 2-day course that provides students instruction in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students will demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses in accordance with Section A-VI/2 of the STCW Code.

This course is both practical and theoretical, after the theoretical lessons conducted by following the practical applications of craft and their accessories. Instructors will provide the necessary theoretical and practical applications to perform and will oversee the entire progress of the exercise. Before making practical exercises, students should be familiar with specific equipment and facilities and means of rescue boats, with radio equipment and pyrotechnics used in case of emergency.

Outcomes
Students who successfully complete Upgrade PSC (Limited) to PSC course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2017, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), provided that the applicant had previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft (Limited) endorsement, and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

Entry Standard
• Must be a US citizen
• Must have a valid PSC limited certificate

Illustrates Master's boat handling skills

Upgrade Master 100 Ton to Master 200 Ton

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Any applicant, PROVIDED they hold a Master 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal) endorsement, or has met the examination requirements for Master less than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal), and has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NORMAR-526) course will satisfy the …

Operating a large vessel in coastal water requires advanced skills and training

Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal

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Tuition $675 Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal (NORMAR-630) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements to: ⦁ Increase the Scope of a merchant mariner endorsement of …

Illustrates Master's boat handling skills

Upgrade Master 100 Ton to Master 200 Ton

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Any applicant, PROVIDED they hold a Master 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal) endorsement, or has met the examination requirements for Master less than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal), and has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NORMAR-526) course will satisfy the following:⦁ The examination requirements for upgrade from Master 100 Tons (Near Coastal) to Master or Mate of vessels of less than 200 Gross Registered Tons upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland waters.The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one year and for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement and may not be used for future application transactions.

Operating a large vessel in coastal water requires advanced skills and training

Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Tuition $675 Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal (NORMAR-630) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements to: ⦁ Increase the Scope of a merchant mariner endorsement of …

Illustrates Master's boat handling skills

Upgrade 100 Ton Master to 200 Ton Master

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Any applicant, PROVIDED they hold a Master 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal) endorsement, or has met the examination requirements for Master less than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal), and has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NORMAR-526) course will satisfy the …

Operating a large vessel in coastal water requires advanced skills and training

Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Tuition $675 Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal (NORMAR-630) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements to: ⦁ Increase the Scope of a merchant mariner endorsement of …

Illustrates Master's boat handling skills

Upgrade Master 100 Ton to Master 200 Ton

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Any applicant, PROVIDED they hold a Master 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal) endorsement, or has met the examination requirements for Master less than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal), and has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NORMAR-526) course will satisfy the …