NEW CLASS UPDATE!!***ORIENTAL: OUPV July 10, 2020; Assistance Towing July 14, 2020; Upgrade to Master 100-Ton July 18, 2020**License Renewal August 4, 2020 *****GRAFTON, IL: OUPV July 13, 2020; Assistance Towing July 15, 2020; OUPV Upgrade to Master 100-Ton July 19, 2020*****
$880 - OUPV (6-pak) - CAPTAINS LICENSE Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal) The OUPV is authorized to carry up to six passengers “for hire.”
Upgrade to Master 100-tons
$370 - UPGRADE OUPV to MASTER 100-Tons - CAPTAINS LICENSE (Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal) This course is for upgrading an existing OUPV License (6-pack) to a 25-ton, 50- ton or 100-ton Masters License.
Upgrade to Master 200-tons
$420 - UPGRADE MASTER 100-tons to MASTER 200-tons - MASTERS LICENSE (Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal) This 3-day course is for upgrading an existing 100-ton Masters License to a 200-ton Masters License.
STCW Leadership & Management Skills
$800 - STCW LEADERSHIP & MANAGERIAL SKILLS COURSE (WORWMT-751) Completion of this 40-hour, 5-day Leadership and Managerial Skills Course satisfies the Coast Guard training requirements of 46 CFR, Standards of training, and Certification of Watch keeping (STCW) Code as amended Section A-11/ and A-111/2.
$210 - LICENCE RENEWAL (up to 100-ton) This 2-day License Renewal course is for the licensed mariner who does not have the required 360 days of sea service in the last 5 years to renew their Captains License.
$125 - ASSISTANCE TOWING ENDORSEMENT This 4-hr. course allows the OUPV and licensed Master up to 200-tons to acquire a “TOWING Endorsement” that permits them to engage in Assistance Towing services for hire.
$125 - AUXILIARY SAIL ENDORSEMENT This 4-hr. course allows the licensed Master to acquire the Sail Endorsement for carrying 7 or more passengers while under sail on an inspected vessel.
Radar Observer (Unlimited)
$660 - RADAR OBSERVER (UNLIMITED) ENDORSEMENT This 5-day course covers the basic principles on which radar equipment operates, the functions of radar components and features, the theory of relative motion, complete radar operation, evaluation of radar contacts, the limitations of radar, and plotting targets.
Radar Refresher & Recertification
$450 - 3-DAY - RADAR REFRESHER & RECERTIFICATION (Refresher class and Test) This 3-day course includes a brief review of the material covered in the 5-day Radar Observer (Unlimited) course and a practical assessment of radar operation and plotting skills.
Radar Refresher & Recertification
$360 - 2-DAY - RADAR REFRESHER & RECERTIFICATION (Refresher class and Test) This 2-day course includes a brief review of the material covered in the 5-day Radar Observer (Unlimited) course and a practical assessment of radar operation and plotting skills.
$240 - RADAR RECERTIFICATION (TEST ONLY) This 1-day course includes an overview of the material covered in the 5-day Radar Observer (Unlimited) course and a practical assessment of radar operation and plotting skills.
$795 - ARPA - (Automatic Radar Plotting Aid) This 4-day course covers the methods by which the ARPA acquire and tracks radar contacts
Able Seaman – Part A
$630 - ABLE SEAMAN - Part “A” - Theory The 44-hr. course, Part “A”, satisfies the written examination requirement and the practical knot tying assessment requirement.
Able Seaman – Part B
$730 - ABLE SEAMAN - Part “B” - Personal Survival Techniques & Proficiency in Survival Craft (Restricted) & STCW Elementary First Aid. Part “B” satisfies the requirement for the 32-hr course and written examination and practical assessment requirements for any mariner requiring an endorsement in Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC) restricted and the 8-hr Elementary First Aid examination and assessment requirement as set out in Table A-V1/1- 3 of the STCW code.
(Call for Group Pricing) OUPV (Limited) - Satisfies the safe boating course and examination requirements for original issuance, renewal or reissuance of a license as Limited Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels
Upgrade Limited OUPV
(Call for Group Pricing) Upgrade Limited OUPV to Limited Master 100 Tons - Applicants must present a current OUPV (Limited) credential or course completion along with evidence of current employment with a yacht club, marina or other organization. Credential will be limited to their employment with that organization and to that specific geographic location and body of water.