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2021 Fall Classes

MTR Marine Transportation

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
75902 T01 Joel Markis
Sitka Campus 115
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 3:00p
9/22 - 9/24

Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support for more information.

Tuition and fees: $473 (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
75903 T01 Joel Markis
Sitka Campus 115
8:00a - 5:00p
9/15 - 9/17

Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support for more information.

Tuition and fees: $473 (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
78164 K04 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/1 - 11/5

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1146 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of the theory and practice of electrical circuits as applied to alternating and direct current. Provides an introduction to basic electrical theory, circuit fundamentals and practical wiring techniques, and theory of operation and use of VOM meters. Includes marine applications of power generation and power distribution systems.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75899 K01 James Jurgeleit
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/15 - 11/23
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/15 - 11/23

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $854 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of ship design and construction including ship nomenclature, fittings, and equipment. Ship layout and operation to include tanks, valves, piping systems and boilers.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75900 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 12:00p
9/13 - 9/21
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 12:00p
9/13 - 9/21

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled Worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $368 (additional charges may apply)

Candidates who successfully complete the VPDSD course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the VSP. Any candidate who has successfully completed this VPDSD course will satisfy the requirements for security-related training, Paragraphs 6-8 of Section A-VI/6 and Table AVI/6/2 of the STCW Code, as amended, and satisfy the training requirements of 33CFR104.220.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77044 KD2 Neil Nickerson
Distance Ed WEB
8/23 - 12/11

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exam. When ready, make an appointment to take the final exam in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information contact the instructor at NLNickerson@alaska.edu.

Tuition and fees: $368 (additional charges may apply)

This course will teach the student the competencies required to be a Vessel Security Officer (VSO) under 33CFR104. These include conducting security inspections, carrying out security plan, coordinating security during cargo/store/personnel loading and unloading, identifying and reporting deficiencies and non-conformities to the plan, enhancing security awareness and vigilance, reporting incidents, and ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77040 KD1 Neil Nickerson
8/23 - 12/11

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exam. When you are ready, make an appointment to take the final exam in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information email the instructor at NLNickerson@alaska.edu .

Tuition and fees: $636 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 225
2 CR
Students will learn rules of the road, ship nomenclature, knots, splices, and general seamanship topics. This course is approved for third party testing. A UAS certificate of completion is accepted as a substitute for testing by the U.S. Coast Guard.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77053 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/8 - 11/12
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
11/8 - 11/12

Prerequisite: MTR S220 (formerly offered as MT S230) or instructor permission.

This course is delivered via videoconference between Ketchikan and Juneau. Students must be on campus in either Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information, email the instruction at NLNickerson@alaska.edu.

Tuition and fees: $700 (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
76959 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
10/26 - 10/27

Prerequisite: Requires US Coast Guard approved certificate of completion in Crowd Management, or instructor approval.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $373 (additional charges may apply)

 

VTEC Vocational Technology, NonCred

VTEC 020
0 CR
Drop in time for practice projects. Three hours per session. Contact instructor for additional information at 228-4571.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76098 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
8/23 - 12/11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 031
0 CR
This USCG approved course meets STCW requirements to refresh Basic Training for mariners lacking 360 days of sea time in the last five years. Beards must be shaven. Must provide a current USCG medical certificate, or current USCG physical.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76951 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/4 - 10/8

This three day course is offered in conjunction with Basic Training. Please call 228-4568 for more information.

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

VTEC 032
0 CR
USCG approved 4-hour Crowd Management (UNIVAS-142) training that meets the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The basics of dealing with groups in an emergency situation on board passenger vessels is covered in detail.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76962 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
10/9 - 10/9

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78166 K03 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
11/6 - 11/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

This USCG approved course meets the STCW requirements for revalidation of Basic Training for mariners who have 360 days of qualifying sea time in the previous five years. Beards must be clean shaven for fire fighting.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77296 K02 Charles Dodd
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon, Tue
8:00a - 5:00p
9/27 - 9/28

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78110 K03 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
10/6 - 10/7

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78165 K04 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Tue, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
11/2 - 11/4

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78193 K05 Charles Dodd
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
10/20 - 10/21

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (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 OUPV up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77227 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/31 - 10/21
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/31 - 10/21
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
9/18 - 9/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
9/18 - 9/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
10/2 - 10/2
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
10/2 - 10/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1120 (additional charges may apply)

For MTR simulator practice. Email mslabarge@alaska.edu or call 228-4572 to schedule.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77384 K01 Mike LaBarge
8/23 - 12/11

No notes

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exams. When you feel ready, make an appointment to take the final exams in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information go to steadyoncourse.com and view the introduction to the course. Access to the online course lessons is available for 30 days after registering.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76965 K01 Mike LaBarge
8/23 - 12/11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $250 (additional charges may apply)

 

WELD Welding Technology

WELD 120
3 CR
A beginning level course covering the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis in flat and horizontal welding positions on mild steel using a variety of welding rods and techniques.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75882 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
8/23 - 12/11
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
8/23 - 9/8

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1004 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75883 K02 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon - Fri
1:00p - 4:00p
9/13 - 10/8
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
1:00p - 4:00p
9/13 - 10/8

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled Worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $1004 (additional charges may apply)

WELD 152
3 CR
This intermediate level welding techniques course focuses on shielded metal arc welding - SMAW, plasma arc cutting, oxygen-acetylene cutting, and metal grinding. Students will develop intermediate welding skills including gas metal arc welding using flux core and dual shield wire fillers. A special emphasis will be placed on proper fit-up and alignment for fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, vertical, and overhead positions.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75884 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/23 - 12/11

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1004 (additional charges may apply)

Designed for advanced welders to further their skills in one or more processes and levels. Topics may include aluminum welding, sheet welding, shield metal arc welding, pipe welding, flux-core arc welding, or other to be announced. May be repeated for credit when content varies.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75885 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/23 - 12/11

Prerequisite: WELD S152 (C 2.0 or higher) or concurrent enrollment or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1004 (additional charges may apply)

 

DESL Diesel Technology

DESL 110
6 CR
This course covers all aspects of diesel engines that are used in modern heavy equipment including marine, truck and stationary applications. Troubleshooting, repair, parts reuse, and engine rebuilding are included. One full day each week is spent in the lab rebuilding a diesel engine. Students can bring their own diesel engine to rebuild with the permission of the instructor.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75892 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/11 - 10/15
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/11 - 10/15
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/25 - 11/5
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
10/25 - 11/5

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled Worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $1658 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 125
3 CR
Basic laws governing hydraulic design, layout and application. Introduction to components to include: disassembly and reassembly of pumps, motors, control valves and cylinders. Understanding of hoses, pipe fittings, seals and gaskets.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75897 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/8 - 11/12
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/8 - 11/12
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/29 - 12/3
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
11/29 - 12/3

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled Worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $854 (additional charges may apply)

This class will cover application, system operations, maintenance and safety principals of refrigeration. Students will learn about components making up a refrigerant. Troubleshooting and avoiding common problems included.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
75898 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 12:00p
9/22 - 10/8
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 12:00p
9/22 - 10/8

This class is part of the Maritime & Multiskilled Worker cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR 129, Basic Training, which they may omit if previously taken.

Tuition and fees: $586 (additional charges may apply)

 

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2022 Spring Classes

MTR Marine Transportation

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
38770 K01 Trevor Fritz
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Arranged
Monday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25

Seats remaining: 10

No notes

Tuition and fees: $317 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to diesel engine systems that need maintenance and upkeep for efficient operation. Basic principles, fuel, air intake and exhaust, lubricating, cooling and starting systems will be studied, emphasizing preventive maintenance.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38774 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
3/19 - 3/20
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
3/19 - 3/20

Seats remaining: 11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $312 (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
38729 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/28 - 4/1

Seats remaining: 12

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1144 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38841 K02 Charles Dodd
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/17 - 1/21

Seats remaining: 12

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1144 (additional charges may apply)

Candidates who successfully complete the VPDSD course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the VSP. Any candidate who has successfully completed this VPDSD course will satisfy the requirements for security-related training, Paragraphs 6-8 of Section A-VI/6 and Table AVI/6/2 of the STCW Code, as amended, and satisfy the training requirements of 33CFR104.220.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37807 KD2 Neil Nickerson
Distance Ed WEB
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 10

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exam. When ready, make an appointment to take the final exam in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information contact the instructor at NLNickerson@alaska.edu .

Tuition and fees: $417 (additional charges may apply)

This course will teach the student the competencies required to be a Vessel Security Officer (VSO) under 33CFR104. These include conducting security inspections, carrying out security plan, coordinating security during cargo/store/personnel loading and unloading, identifying and reporting deficiencies and non-conformities to the plan, enhancing security awareness and vigilance, reporting incidents, and ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37804 KD1 Neil Nickerson
Distance Ed WEB
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 10

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exam. When you are ready, make an appointment to take the final exam in Ketchikan or Juneau in person. For more information email the instructor at NLNickerson@alaska.edu .

Tuition and fees: $684 (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
38842 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/14 - 3/17

Seats remaining: 9

No notes

Tuition and fees: $869 (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
38719 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/23 - 2/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/23 - 2/25

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $472 (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
38720 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/11 - 4/15

Seats remaining: 6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1244 (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
37810 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 2/4

Seats remaining: 10

This course takes place in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $1410 (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
38721 K03 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 1/28
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 1/28
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/31 - 2/5
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/31 - 2/5

Seats remaining: 9

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1335 (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
37823 K02 Neil Nickerson
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
2/21 - 3/4

Seats remaining: 15

This course takes place in Sitka.

Tuition and fees: $1335 (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
37821 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/6 - 4/7
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/6 - 4/7

Seats remaining: 16

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 course is delivered via videoconference between Ketchikan and Juneau. Students must be on campus in either Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information, email the instructor at NLNickerson@alaska.edu .

Tuition and fees: $292 (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
38843 K01 Andrew Tighe
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/25 - 4/28

Seats remaining: 12

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $632 (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
38724 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/24 - 3/25

Seats remaining: 12

Prerequisite: Requires US Coast Guard approved certificate of completion in Crowd Management, or instructor approval.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $372 (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
38725 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/14 - 2/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/14 - 2/18

Seats remaining: 5

No notes

Tuition and fees: $944 (additional charges may apply)

 

VTEC Vocational Technology, NonCred

This class is intended for mariners who require first aid/CPR/AED for licensing/credentialing purposes, although members of the general public may also take the course. This class and instructor are USCG approved and students competing will receive a USCG accepted certificate of completion as well as the standard American Heart Association credential.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37822 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Saturday
9:00a - 3:00p
4/9 - 4/9

Seats remaining: 12

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $95 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 020
0 CR
Drop in time for practice projects. Three hours per session. Contact instructor for additional information at 228-4571.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37793 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37638 JD1 Larisa Breton
Distance Ed WEB
1/24 - 4/25

Seats remaining: 25

No notes

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 031
0 CR
This US Coast Guard approved course meets STCW requirements to refresh BT for mariners lacking 360 days of sea time in the last five years. Beards must be clean shaven.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38731 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
3/28 - 4/1

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

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

VTEC 032
0 CR
USCG approved four-hour Crowd Management (UNIVAS-142) training that meets the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The basics of dealing with groups in an emergency situation on board passenger vessels is covered in detail.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38738 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/2 - 4/2

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

This USCG approved course meets the STCW requirements for revalidation of Basic Training for mariners who have 360 days of qualifying sea time in the previous five years. Beards must be clean shaven for fire fighting. Students must provide a USCG medical certificate, or USCG physical.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38846 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon, Tue
8:00a - 5:00p
2/14 - 2/15

Seats remaining: 11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $500 (additional charges may apply)

This course is for students who need to renew their US Coast Guard Radar Endorsement. Course duration is 1 - 3 days, depending on how much review is required for the student to complete the material and test.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38727 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
2/14 - 2/16
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
2/14 - 2/16

Seats remaining: 5

No notes

Tuition and fees: $400 (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 OUPV up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37820 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 2/4

Seats remaining: 16

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1120 (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 OUPV up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38726 K03 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 1/28
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/24 - 1/28
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/31 - 2/5
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/31 - 2/5

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $75 (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 OUPV up to a Master 100 Gross Ton license.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37824 K02 Neil Nickerson
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
2/21 - 3/4

Seats remaining: 16

This course is located in Sitka.

Tuition and fees: $1120 (additional charges may apply)

For MTR simulator practice. Email instructor at MSLaBarge@alaska.edu or call 228-4572 to schedule an appointment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38737 K01 Mike LaBarge
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 20

No notes

Study at your own pace. The online material covers everything you need to know to pass the final exams. When you feel ready, make an appointment to take the final exams in Ketchikan or Juneau. For more information go to steadyoncourse.com and view the introduction to the course. Access to the online content is available for 30 days after registering.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38739 K01 Mike LaBarge
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 10

No notes

Tuition and fees: $250 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to diesel engine systems that need maintenance and upkeep for efficient operation. Includes fuel, air intake and exhaust, lubricating, cooling and starting systems will be studied, emphasizing preventive maintenance.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38775 K02 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
3/19 - 3/20
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
3/19 - 3/20

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $250 (additional charges may apply)

VTEC 041
0 CR
Introduction to outboard systems emphasizing needed maintenance and upkeep for efficient operation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38773 K01 Trevor Fritz
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/22 - 4/25

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

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

 

WELD Welding Technology

WELD 120
3 CR
A beginning level course covering the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis in flat and horizontal welding positions on mild steel using a variety of welding rods and techniques.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37578 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
1/10 - 1/26
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
1/31 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 9

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1001 (additional charges may apply)

WELD 152
3 CR
This intermediate level welding techniques course focuses on shielded metal arc welding - SMAW, plasma arc cutting, oxygen-acetylene cutting, and metal grinding. Students will develop intermediate welding skills including gas metal arc welding using flux core and dual shield wire fillers. A special emphasis will be placed on proper fit-up and alignment for fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, vertical, and overhead positions.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37788 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/10 - 1/13
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/10 - 4/30

Seats remaining: 8

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

Students must provide boots and welding cap.

Tuition and fees: $1001 (additional charges may apply)

Designed for advanced welders to further their skills in one or more processes and levels. Topics may include aluminum welding, sheet welding, shield metal arc welding, pipe welding, flux-core arc welding, or other to be announced. May be repeated for credit when content varies.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37789 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/10 - 4/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/10 - 1/13

Seats remaining: 8

Prerequisite: WELD S152 (C 2.0 or higher) or concurrent enrollment or instructor permission.

Students must provide boots and welding cap.

Tuition and fees: $1001 (additional charges may apply)

 

DESL Diesel Technology

DESL 193P
1 CR
Introduction to refrigeration, the mechanisms of heat transfer and the necessary components. Use of manifold gauge sets and the determination of correct operating pressures, superheat and subcooling. Applicable EPA 608 regulations will be discussed and the opportunity to test (additional fees apply) for EPA I, II, III and Universal certification will be offered.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38765 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/15 - 3/31
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/15 - 3/31

Seats remaining: 12

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $317 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39420 K03 Staff

Course is full. Waitlist 0 of 0

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $24 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 193P
3 CR
This course is intended for mariners studying for the USCG Junior Engineer exam. Main topics related to the USCG exam will be covered in class and study material provided. After finishing the course, students must take and pass the USCG Junior Engineer exam at a USCG Regional Exam Center in order to obtain the Junior Engineer rating. Taking this course does not guarantee the student will pass the USCG exam.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39419 K02 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon - Thu
9:00a - 4:00p
1/24 - 2/4
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Friday
9:00a - 4:00p
1/24 - 2/4

Seats remaining: 10

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $72 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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