Course Calendar

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Designated Duty Engineer & Assistant Uninspected Fishing Vessel Engineer (Week 4)
Designated Duty Engineer & Assistant Uninspected Fishing Vessel Engineer (Week 4) @ Ballard
Jan 29 – Feb 2 all-day
Successful completion of this USCG-approved course satisfies the examination requirements for mariners qualified for Designated Duty Engineer and/or Assistant Engineer Uninspected Fishing Vessels.
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Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 1)
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 1) @ Ballard
Feb 5 – Feb 9 all-day
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 1) @ Ballard
Successful completion of the Oceans Navigation course satisfies the USCG requirements for an endorsement on all limited licenses.  The class also satisfies the STCW requirement for OICNW.
Rules of the Road (Week A)
Rules of the Road (Week A) @ Ballard
Feb 5 – Feb 9 all-day
Rules of the Road (Week A) @ Ballard
The Rules of the Road Course is approved for USCG personnel DWO certification and all Deck Officer approved courses.  It occurs as “Week A” in the Deck Officer curriculum.
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Chart Navigation (Week B)
Chart Navigation (Week B) @ Ballard
Feb 12 – Feb 16 all-day
Chart Navigation (Week B) @ Ballard
Chart Navigation is Week B of the Deck Officer course cycle.  The week covers working with buoyage and aids to navigation, piloting, instruments, tides, currents, chart projections, publications, compass error and magnetism.  The week is[...]
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 2)
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 2) @ Ballard
Feb 12 – Feb 16 all-day
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Week 2) @ Ballard
Successful completion of the Oceans Navigation course satisfies the USCG requirements for an endorsement on all limited licenses.  The class also satisfies the STCW requirement for OICNW.
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Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Review and Testing)
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Review and Testing) @ Ballard
Feb 19 – Feb 21 all-day
Oceans Endorsement (Celestial Navigation) (Review and Testing) @ Ballard
Successful completion of the Oceans Navigation course satisfies the USCG requirements for an endorsement on all limited licenses.  The class also satisfies the STCW requirement for OICNW.
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Deck General & Safety (Week C)
Deck General & Safety (Week C) @ Ballard
Feb 20 – Feb 23 all-day
Deck General & Safety (Week C) @ Ballard
Week C of the Deck Officer’s course covers Deck General and Safety topics including, Seamanship, Shiphandling, Rules & Regulations, Stability, Cargo, Ship’s Construction and Ship’s Business.  This week is required for Master/Mate 200 GT and[...]
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Deck General & Deck Safety (Week D)
Deck General & Deck Safety (Week D) @ Ballard
Feb 26 – Mar 2 all-day
Deck General & Deck Safety (Week D) @ Ballard
Week D follows on and adds to material covered in Week C, including more regulations, stability, damage control, and cargo handling.  Not required for Master 100 & OUPV candidates.
Original Radar Unlimited (STCW)
Original Radar Unlimited (STCW) @ Ballard: CNS & SMA
Feb 26 – Mar 2 all-day
Original 5-day Radar Observer approved for STCW.
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Bridge Resource Management
Bridge Resource Management @ Ballard
Feb 28 – Mar 2 all-day
Bridge Resource Management @ Ballard
STCW:  Bridge Resource Management for OICNW