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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Summer and Fall classes are filling up quickly.  Call to schedule the class and location of your choice

Seeking Instructors at World Wide Marine Training for ABLE SEAMAN ~ STCW BASIC TRAINING ~ OUPV courses. 

New 2025 schedule will be available in late summer this year on Our Schedule Page.

FCC now requires applicants to register an FCC profile and FRN before taking the MROP Element 1 exam

There is a step-by-step video which instructs new applicants how to register.

Remember this has to be done BEFORE registering for MROP exam!

MROP: Required on vessels over 300 gross tons and vessels that carry more than 6 paying passengers

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UPGRADE OUPV to MASTER 100-Tons – $390

Captains License

(Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal) 

General Description – The first three levels of the Masters License are 25-ton, 50-ton and 100-ton.  The Masters License is required to operate an inspected vessel that carries seven or more passengers.  In order to carry seven or more passengers “under sail,” a Sail Endorsement is also required.

 

 

 

 

General Course Description – This course is for upgrading an existing OUPV License (6-pack) to a 25-ton, 50-ton or 100-ton Masters License.  It can also be taken in conjunction with the OUPV course to apply for the Masters License.  This course is 24-hours and runs for three consecutive days.   Class hours are from 8:00 am through 5:30 PM for the three days of instruction.  We give the test at the end of day 3.

License Operating Area – Based on the geographical area of your sea service experience, this license can be issued for “Inland” waters or “Great Lakes” waters, or “Near Coastal” waters.  The “Inland” license is just US “Inland” waters.  The “Great Lakes” license includes “Inland” waters.  The “Near Coastal” license includes “Inland”, “Great Lakes” and “Near Coastal” waters up to 200 nautical miles offshore.

Course Topics Include:

  • Ships Business, Load Lines
  • CFR Sub-chapter T Regulations
  • Principles of Watch Keeping
  • Rescue survivors from ship or aircraft
  • Fire Fighting & Fire Prevention
  • Ship Construction Principles
  • Vessel Trim & Stability
  • Survival at Sea
  • Purchases, Blocks & Tackles

 

  • Sea Service can be counted back to your 16th birthday.
  • For this license, a day of sea service is defined as at least 4 hours underway on any given calendar day.
  • Documented on CG-719S or letter from Marine Employer.

 

SEA SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:

UPGRADE to 100-TON
Inland, Great Lakes or Near Coastal
Recency – 90 days must be in the past 3 years on vessels.
Inland – 360 days of service in the deck department. Near Coastal – 720 days of service in the deck department on Ocean, Near Coastal or Great Lakes waters, OF WHICH:  service on inland waters, other than Great Lakes, may substitute for up to 360 days of the total required service.
Great Lakes – 360 total days of service in the deck department, OF WHICH: 90 days of service on Great Lakes, otherwise the endorsement will be limited to inland waters of the US (excluding the Great Lakes)

 

Tonnage Limitation – This course satisfies the examination requirement for the 25-ton, 50-ton or 100-ton Masters License.  The tonnage level of a Masters License is based on the size vessels on which you have your sea service experience.

Tonnage Calculations
Great Lakes & or Inland
Tonnage Calculations
Near Coastal
25-GRT – 271 days (75%) or more for endorsement on vessels 5 GRT or less OR 90 days (25%) of service on vessels of 1-25 GRT OR 180 days (50%) of service on vessels 1-16 GRT. 25-GRT – 541 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.
50-GRT – 90 days (25%) of service on vessels of 25 GRT or above OR 180 days (50%) of service on vessels 17 GRT or above. 50-GRT – 180 days (50%) of service on vessels of 26 GRT or above, OR 360 days of service on vessels of 17 GRT or above.
100-GRT – 90 days (25%) of service on vessels of 51 GRT or above, OR 180 days (50%) of service on vessels of 34 GRT or above. 100-GRT – 180 days (25%) of service on vessels of 51 GRT or above, OR 360 days of service on vessels of 34 GRT or above.

UPGRADE OUPV to MASTER 100-Tons Course Schedule:

EAST COAST LOCATIONS

Oriental, NC
Oriental, NC
Morehead City, NC
Manteo, NC
Raleigh, NC Area
Wilmington, NC
Apr 26-28, 2024
Jun 21-23, 2024
Aug 23-25, 2024
Oct 11-13, 2024
Nov 22-24, 2024
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There are NO ADDITIONAL FEES for exams, study materials, books or plotting tools. Price includes all training & testing material.
*Payment required in advance to secure your seat!
We'll accept cash, checks, debit or credit cards.
SORRY.....NO REFUNDS!
Tuition assistance available through First Citizens Bank. Contact: amy.chapin@firstcitizens.com

MIDWEST LOCATIONS

Grafton, IL
Lake Ozark, MO
St. Louis, MO Area
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Apr 19-21, 2024
Dec 13-15, 2024
Nov 18-20, 2024
There are NO ADDITIONAL FEES for exams, study materials, books or plotting tools. Price includes all training & testing material.
*Payment required in advance to secure your seat!
We'll accept cash, checks, debit or credit cards.
SORRY.....NO REFUNDS!