Engine Exam Preparation & Approved Courses

CourseLengthTuitionClass Dates:In lieu of Examination for National Credential
Exam Preparation for:
Chief Engineer Unlimited
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
First Assistant Engineer
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
2nd Assistant Engineer
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
3rd Assistant Engineer
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
Chief Engineer Limited
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
Assistant Engineer Limited
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
Chief Engineer Fishing
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
Exam Preparation for:
Designated Duty Engineer Any Horsepower
4 Weeks$2500September 4, 2018
*USCG-Approved Course:
DDE 1000/4000 Hp
4 Weeks$3000January 8 - Feb 2, 2018
March 19 - April 13, 2018
June 4 - June 29, 2018
October 22 - Nov 16, 2018
Yes
*USCG-Approved Course:
Assistant Engineer Uninspected Fishing Vessels
4 Weeks$3000January 8 - Feb 2, 2018
March 19 - April 13, 2018
June 4 - June 29, 2018
October 22 - Nov 16, 2018
Yes
*USCG-Approved Course:
QMED (Qualified Member of the Engine Department) Rating
5 Weeks$3500July 30 - August 31, 2018Yes

Notes:

  • Materials are given out in digital format
  • A portable computer is highly recommended
  • A calculator and USB are given to students when they arrive
  • We recommend that students visit the USCG NMC website to get started on their applications
  • QMED and DDE applications, except for DDE Unlimited, can test through CNS in lieu of the Coast Guard. All other engine applications will test at the USCG RECs.

*These courses are USCG-approved.  Successful completion of the course by qualified candidates satisfies the requirement for examination at the Regional Examination Center.