D-300  Master 25, 50, and 100 Gross Registered Tons

Course Overview

Summary:

This course provides training to mariners seeking their US Coast Guard license as Master 25, 50, or 100 Gross Registered Tons (GRT) upon Great Lakes, Inland and/or Near Coastal waters as specified in 46 CFR Part 11.

ü Course Approved for Workforce Development

ü Course Approved for Veterans Education and Training

Length:

10 Days (80 Hours)

Class start time: 8:00am

Prerequisites:

This course is principally intended for candidates for licensing as OUPV through Master 100 gross tons operating on Great Lakes, Inland and / or Near Coastal waters. Ideally, students attending this course should have completed a minimum period of one year underway on vessels with ninety days of that experience acquired during the three years previous to enrollment, and preferably have gained some experience of watch keeping on the relevant waters. This course will also be of value to others operating vessels on the water who may not be seeking U.S. Coast Guard licenses, or whose experience is not up to the minimum requirements established under ideal conditions. Because of this, entry standards can be adjusted to suit the particular circumstances. In most cases, the students for each course will normally have backgrounds that meet or exceed the ideal entry standard requirements stated above. Students must also be able to read, write, and speak the English language as wells as perform basic math functions. All applicants for an original issue of any USCG License are required to have completed an approved or accepted First Aid and CPR course within one year of application to the USCG. Our USCG/STCW approved First Aid and CPR course is offered on the Saturday following each OUPV and Master 25, 50 and 100 GRT course.

Schedule:

StartDateRegistration Status
Monday, May 15, 2017 Class Details/Registration  
Monday, June 12, 2017 Class Details/Registration  
Monday, July 10, 2017 Class Details/Registration  

Class Schedules subject to change without notice.


Course Details:

This course provides training to mariners seeking their US Coast Guard license as Master 25, 50, or 100 Gross Registered Tons (GRT) upon Great Lakes, Inland and/or Near Coastal waters as specified in 46 CFR Part 11. It satisfies the classroom instruction and examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j)(1) for original issuance, 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(i) for reissuance for any one the following endorsement and may not be used for any application transactions thereafter:

Master of less than 100 GRT, Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters Or;

Master of less than 100 GRT, Near Coastal, raise in grade from OUPV Near Coastal Or;

OUPV or Mate of less than 100 GRT

This course will also be of value to others operating vessels on the water who may not be seeking US Coast Guard licenses, or whose experience is not up to the minimum requirements established under ideal conditions. Because of this, entry standards can be adjusted to suite the particular circumstances. In most cases, the students for each course will normally have backgrounds that meet or exceed the ideal entry standards stated above.

The course is divided into sections covering the following topics:

1.0 Rules of the Road   

2.0 Navigation Problems: Chart Plot                        

3.0 Navigation General                     

4.0 Deck General, Deck Safety and Environmental Protection                   


Examination:

Four examinations are administered on the final day of the course. The examinations are similar in format and content to the examinations given at the US Coast Guard Regional Examination Centers (RECs) and are accepted by the U.S. Coast Guard in lieu of their exams.


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