Upgrade, OUPV To Master 100 Gross Registered Tons

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QUALMI-530: Upgrade, OUPV To Master 100 Gross Registered Tons 

COURSE LENGTH: 24 HOURS (3 DAYS)

Course Description:

This course provides training to mariners seeking to obtain an original Master, 25, 50 or 100 GRT License; Our students complete our 56-Hour OUPV course, then take this upgrade training to Master, 25, 50 or 100 GRT;

An existing holder of an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels, either Great Lakes/ Inland, Inland or Near Coastal, license may upgrade to a Master, 25, 50 or 100 GRT License by completing this training; By completing this course also allows mariners who hold a Master, 25, 50 or 100 GRT Great Lakes/ Inland or Inland waters license to increase their license scope to Near Coastal waters provided that they meet the additional sea service requirements.

The following approval has been granted by the US Coast Guard National Maritime Center:

Any applicant who has successfully completed the 24-hour Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons course and presents a Certificate of Training to the U.S. Coast Guard within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements for an upgrade of a Merchant Mariner Credential from OUPV Near Coastal or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters to a credential of Master or Mate of not more than 100 Tons Near Coastal or Great Lakes & Inland or Inland Waters; OR increase the scope of a credential of Master or Mate of not more than 100 Tons upon the Great lakes and Inland or Inland Waters to Master or Mate of not more than 100 Tons upon Near Coastal Waters.

The following topics are covered in this course:

Rules of the Road General – covers the basic rules, definitions and fog signals for both International and Inland Rules; General Subjects For Safety Fire Prevention and Control, Lifesaving,; National Maritime Law and Regulations, including Pollution Prevention Regulations; Vessel Anchoring and Towing Evolutions; Emergency Procedures; Vessel Construction Seamanship, Rigging and Cargo Handling , Vessel Stability

Examination: One examination is administered on the final day of the course. The examination 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; Master 100 GRT 70 questions, 70% minimum passing score.

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