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2017 Spring Classes

MTR

MTR 119
1 CR
Learn to safely operate a small vessel in Alaskan waters. Covers navigation, rules of the road, trip planning including weather, radio operation, line handling and vessel operation including a practice session on the water. Foul weather/rain gear may be required.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37544 K01 Mariah Warren
Saturday
4/10 - 4/15
HAM 101
Mon, Tue, Wed
6:00p - 8:00p
4/10 - 4/15

No notes

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to outboard systems that need maintenance and upkeep for efficient operation. Ignition, carburetion power head and lower unit systems will be studied emphasizing preventive maintenance.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37871 K01 Gabe Dunham
ROBT 117
Sunday
10:00a - 4:00p
4/14 - 4/16
ROBT 117
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/14 - 4/16
ROBT 117
Saturday
9:00a - 5:00p
4/14 - 4/16

No notes

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

Outboard and small engine repair theory, diagnosis service and repair of outboard and other small gasoline engines.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35616 TP1 Stephen Squires,
Kimberly Szczatko
JDHS
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $216 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35617 TP3 Dave Owens,
Kimberly Szczatko
OT PETE
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $216 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 129
2 CR
This US Coast Guard approved course meets the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95. The four modules of the course are Personal Survival, Basic Fire Fighting, First Aid/CPR, and Personal Safety & Social Responsibility. Beards must be shaven to insure a good Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) face mask seal.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37545 K01 Benjamin Hastings,
Mariah Warren
HAM 103
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/3 - 4/7
ROBT 114
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/3 - 4/7

Prerequisite: Must have a doctor's approval to physically demonstrate practical competencies, and must pass an English proficiency exam.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1000 (additional charges may apply)

This U.S. Coast Guard approved course provides training in the use of lifeboats, life rafts and survival gear. It meets the requirements of 46 CFR 12.10-3(a)(6) and 46 CFR 12.10-5 for endorsement for Lifeboatman. It also meets the requirements of Section A-VI/2 and Table A-VI/2-1 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95. Rain gear may be needed for outside drills.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37546 K01 Scott Hamilton,
Mariah Warren
HAM 101
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/17 - 4/20

No notes

Tuition and fees: $750 (additional charges may apply)

This U.S. Coast Guard approved course satisfies the Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigation Watch. Included in the course are helm commands and duties of a mariner on a navigation watch.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37547 K01 Scott Hamilton,
Mariah Warren
HAM 101
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 4:00p
4/12 - 4/14
ROBT 118
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 4:00p
4/12 - 4/14

No notes

Tuition and fees: $450 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 228
2 CR
Required for persons assigned to operate Fast Rescue Boats. It is USCG approved and meets the requirements for Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95. Much of the class time is spent operating a fast rescue boat on the water. Requires prior experience handling a skiff, warm clothing and rain gear.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37549 K01 Scott Hamilton,
Mariah Warren
HAM 101
Friday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/24 - 4/28
ROBT 118
Friday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/24 - 4/28
ROBT 118
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/24 - 4/28
HAM 101
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/24 - 4/28

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1150 (additional charges may apply)

This course and instructor have been approved by the US Coast Guard for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Depending on sea experience and other Coast Guard requirements, a person passing this course is eligible to receive an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV, commonly called a 6-pack license) up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37551 K01 Scott Hamilton,
Mariah Warren
HAM 101
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
3/27 - 4/8

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1150 (additional charges may apply)

This course and instructor have been approved by the US Coast Guard for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Depending on sea experience and other Coast Guard requirements, a person passing this course is eligible to receive an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV, commonly called a 6-pack license) up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37552 K02 Neil Nickerson
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
2/6 - 2/17

This course is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $1150 (additional charges may apply)

This course and instructor have been approved by the US Coast Guard for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the Coast Guard. Depending on sea experience and other Coast Guard requirements, a person passing this course is eligible to receive an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV, commonly called a 6-pack license) up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37553 K03 Neil Nickerson
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/22 - 3/7

This course is located in Sitka.

Tuition and fees: $1150 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 240
2 CR
Intended for mariners with a USCG 100 Ton Master's license who want to upgrade to a 200 Ton license. The course and instructor are USCG approved for testing in class. Subjects covered are chart plotting, regulations, stability, power plants and vessel construction.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37554 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/29 - 3/31

Prerequisite: MTR S239 or USCG Master's license.

This class will be streamed via video conference from Juneau to Ketchikan with the instructor located in Juneau. Students must attend in a classroom in either Juneau or Ketchikan.

Tuition and fees: $550 (additional charges may apply)

Intended for mariners seeking a license as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels. Any student successfully completing the course will satisfy the Coast Guard examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(i) for original issuance or 46 CFR 10.209(c)(iii) for renewal of a license as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels or Mate (Pilot) of Towing Vessels.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37555 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/5 - 4/6

Prerequisite: USCG Master/Mate not more than 200 GRT License or mariners holding a 25, 50, or 100-Ton license must complete MTR S240 Master 200-Ton Upgrade within one year of completion of this Apprentice Mate course.

This class will be streamed via video conference from Juneau to Ketchikan with the instructor located in Juneau. Students must attend in a classroom in either Juneau or Ketchikan.

Tuition and fees: $425 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 242
2 CR
Marine firefighting preparedness and response leadership. Subjects include fire prevention, ship organization, damage control and stability. This course is USCG approved and meets the Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37556 K01 Frank Divelbiss
ARR
Mon - Thu
2/20 - 2/23
HAM 101
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
2/20 - 2/23

Prerequisite: MTR S129 or a certificate in Basic Fire Fighting.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $650 (additional charges may apply)

Intended for mariners responsible for cargo and the safety of passengers in emergency situations. It meets the Crisis Management and Human Behavior requirements of Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 including Roll On Roll Off (Ro-Ro) passenger vessels.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37557 K01

Prerequisite: Requires US Coast Guard approved certificate of completion in Crowd Management.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $350 (additional charges may apply)

Intended for mariners responsible for cargo and the safety of passengers in emergency situations. It meets the Crisis Management and Human Behavior requirements of Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 including Roll On Roll Off (Ro-Ro) passenger vessels.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37558 K02

Prerequisite: Requires US Coast Guard approved certificate of completion in Crowd Management.

This course takes place in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $350 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 250
2 CR
U.S. Coast Guard approved course provides training in basic radar theory. Topics include navigation and collision avoidance. Great emphasis is placed on plotting techniques. Radar Observer utilizes the Nautilus Educational Systems (NRAS) radar simulator. Meets the requirements for uninspected tow vessels greater than 26 feet.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37559 K01 Dale Miller
ROBT 118
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/13 - 2/17

No notes

Tuition and fees: $850 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37560 K01 Scott Hamilton
ROBT 118
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/20 - 3/23

Prerequisite: MTR S232 or US Coast Guard license with Radar Observer endorsement.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $750 (additional charges may apply)

Provides USCG approved training in the theory and use of Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS). Practical exercises using the Transas ECDIS operating program entail voyage planning and responding to maneuvering situations with other vessels in a real-time navigational environment using ship bridge simulators. Course meets Standards, Training and Certification of Watchkeepers (STCW) requirements in the use of ECDIS as revised by 2010 Manila Amendments.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37561 K01 Scott Hamilton,
Karl Luck
ROBT 118
Tue - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/17 - 1/21

Prerequisite: Students must have working knowledge of the nautical Rules of the Road, basics of navigation, radar, and ship handling.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1200 (additional charges may apply)

This supervised laboratory serves as an extension for student classwork from other classes in the marine transportation program. All projects must be approved by the instructor prior to the start of class. Course may be repeated as necessary for project completion.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37562 K01

Prerequisite: Instructor permission required.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Students are assigned projects designed to gain experience while working aboard a vessel under a qualified supervisor in cooperation with the instructor. Projects will emphasize practical use of knowledge. Instructor permission required.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37563 K01

No notes

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $225; (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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