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RFPNW

$350

with Capt Anderson

Calendar Jan 1, 2020 at 8:30 am

Not a Training Course – Assessment Program Only

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As per 46 CFR 12.605(a)(3), and the assessment requirements of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 06-14, for Rating Forming Part of the Navigational Watch, for the following “Control Sheets” assessments:

Steer the ship and comply with helm orders in the English language: 1.1.A, 1.1.B, 1.1.C, 1.2.A, 1.2.B, 1.2.C, 1.2.D, 1.2.E, 1.2.F, 1.2.G, 1.2.H, 1.2.I, 1.3.A and 1.3.B.

Keep a proper lookout by sight and hearing: 2.1.A, 2.1.B and 2.1.C.

Full Course

Basic Fire Fighting

$625

with Capt Anderson

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

This is a 16 hour course that trains the student in the basics of shipboard firefighting.

The course includes classroom instruction and practical exercises.  Both written examinations and assessments of student performance at a fire field are used to verify proficiency in the following topics:

Theory of Fire; Fire Prevention; Fire Detection; Fixed Fire-extinguishing Systems; Misc. Fire Fighting Equipment; Shipboard Fire Fighting Organization; Fire Fighting Methods; and, Fire Fighting Drills

Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)

$450

with Capt Anderson

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 8:30 am

 

Objective

This course is intended to provide the knowledge required for personnel who are assigned responsibilities of a Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, Chapter XI2 of   SOLAS 74 as amended, the IMO ISPS Code, and the US Coast Guard regulations contained in 33 CFR Chapter 1 Subchapter H. The course aim is also to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-VI/5 of the STCW Code and the mandatory raining requirements in 33 CFR Part 104. This course was designed using IMO Model Course 3.26 Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (2012 edition).

The course will satisfy:

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (SUNYDP-747) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.625(a)(1) and STCW Table A-VI/6-2 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties

Scope

This course is intended to meet the requirements as listed above in the Approved Course Certificate section.

Entry standards

This course is open to students who have a need for such training as required by the United States Coast Guard and STCW as amended. Each student should be in good physical health and speaks and understands English. Students must have TWIC card

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ABLE SEAMAN (AB)

$985

with Capt Anderson

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 at 8:30 am

Objective

Upon successful completion of the Able Seaman Unlimited Course, the trainee will be able to perform the duties required of an Able Seaman, be aware of obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and, be able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations.

The course will satisfy

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Able Seaman (SUNYDP-1) course and presents our Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the written examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the Deck General and Navigation General, Deck Safety and Rules of the Road; AND the Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c); AND the written Survival Craft examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.409 for any endorsement as Able Seaman restricted to vessels without lifeboats..

Scope

The course is intended to meet the requirements for Able Seaman Unlimited including the practical (knot tying) examination requirements.  Additionally, thiscourseis intended to provide the training in accordance with the standards of competence specified in the relevant provisions of 46 CFR 12.505. SUNY Maritime requests approval as a “Course in Lieu of U.S. Coast Guard License Examination”

Entry standards

Students must hold a valid MMC with both Basic Training and Lifeboatman’s Endorsements. Candidates should possess a TWIC card and be able to speak, read and write the English language to the extent necessary to pass the written final examination

Payment plan available: $300 deposit plus 2 payments of $342.50, paid weekly.

Lifeboatman Refresher

$450
Calendar Mar 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

This course is required for those mariners looking to renew their credentials who do not have 360 days of sea service within the past 5 years.

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement, and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats

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Radar Observer Recertification

$370
Calendar Mar 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

 

Objective

The goals of this class are for the student to demonstrate their knowledge of radar plotting through practical exercises using simulators and examinations. Students will be required to show the following as per 46 CFR 11.480(d) for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited) and of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(ii); 11.317(a)(3)(vi); 11.319(a)(4)(ii); and 11.321(a)(3)(vi) for STCW endorsements.:

(1)          Radar navigation – determining the position and direction of movements of a vessel.

(2)          Collision-avoidance, including visual techniques, appropriate to the circumstances and the equipment in use.

(3)          Determining the course and speed of another vessel.

(4)          Determining the time and distance of closest point of approach of a crossing, meeting, overtaking, or overtaken vessel.

(5)          Detecting changes of course and/or speed of another vessel after its initial course and speed have been established.

(6)          Factors to consider when determining changes of course and/or speed of a vessel to, on the basis of radar observation, prevent collisions with other vessels.

 

The course will satisfy

Any applicant who successfully completes our Radar Observer Recertification (SUNYDP-402) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(f) for maintaining the validity of an endorsement as Radar Observer.

Scope

This course is intended to fulfill the renewal requirements for Radar Observer (Unlimited) certification as required by 46 CFR 11.480(f) for maintaining the validity of an endorsement as Radar Observer.

Entry standards

This course is open to all students who are currently qualified as a Radar Observer (Unlimited) qualified.  This course is a Radar Observer Recertification.

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BASIC TRAINING REFRESHER (BST-REF)

$725
Calendar Mar 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

Objective

The objective of the course is to verify that participants have maintained competency in the following:

(i)            Don and use an immersion suite;

(ii)           Safely jumping from a height into the water;

(iii)          Righting an inverted life raft while wearing a lifejacket;

(iv)         Swimming while wearing a lifejacket; and,

(v)          Keeping afloat without a lifejacket.

(i)            Using various types of portable fire extinguishers;

(ii)           Extinguishing small fires;

(iii)          Extinguishing extensive fires with water using “vari” and all-purpose nozzles;

(iv)         Extinguishing fires with foam, dry chemical or other suitable chemical agents;

(v)          Fighting fire in smoke-filled enclosed spaces wearing a SCBA

(vi)         Extinguishing fire in an accommodation room or simulated engine room with fire and heavy smoke; and

(vii)        Extinguishing an oil fire with fog applicator and spray nozzles, dry chemical powder, or foam nozzles.

 The course will satisfy

Any applicant who successfully completes the Basic Training Refresher (SUNYDP-68) course, provided that they have previously completed an approved Basic Training Course, will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW, as amended 2010, Basic Training in Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e), AND, all of the tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.

Scope

This is a 24-hour/three-day course designed for mariners to refresher training and assessments of Basic Training through assessments conducted in approved training ashore.  A mariner who successfully completes the course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e) and assessments relative to all competencies and KUPs in STCW Code Tables A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2.

 

Entry standards

Students must have already obtained a 40-hour Basic Safety Training Certificate as original certification.  Students must be at least 18 years old, speak and understand the English language and meet the medical and physical fitness requirements stated in 46 CFR 10.304.

Payment plan available: $250 deposit plus 4 payments of $118.75, paid weekly.

Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher

$650
Calendar Mar 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

Objective

Those whosuccessfullycompletethiscourse will be able to perform the necessary duties to control firefighting operations aboard ships and will meet the requirements of the STCW 2010 amendments for Advanced Firefighting refresher training.

The course will satisfy

Any applicant who successfully completes our Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher (SUNYDP-697) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting training requirements of Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(e); AND the equivalent of all TASKs from the Advanced Fire Fighting NVIC 09-14.

Scope

Thiscourseis intended to provide the refresher training in advanced firefighting in accordance with Section STCW Code Section A-VI/3 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(e).

Entry standards

Students must have completed a USCG approved Advanced Firefighting class.

Payment plan available: $250 deposit plus 4 payments of $100.00, paid weekly.




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