This course is USCG approved. Students receive training in lookout duties, helm commands and duties of a mariner on a navigational watch. This course meets STCW & USCG requirements for RFPNW. Students will complete helm and lookout checkoffs in class and must complete 60 days of seatime performing bridge watchkeeping duties after finishing the class to receive their certificate.
Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch - RFPNW CheckoffsMariners who are interested in completing helm check-offs at our Ketchikan Ship Simulator Lab should call Diana at 228-4568 to arrange a date and time. Cost for this training is $145.00
Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw Click Here for the USCG checklist for RFPNW. You can also contact the USCG National Maritime Center Help Desk at 1-888-427-5662. Personnel there are very helpful and happy to answer your licensing questons. Other useful phone numbers are below.
UAS Ketchikan Marine Transportation Office: 907.228.4568
Ketchikan USCG Marine Safety Office: 907.225.4496
Juneau USCG Regional Exam Center: 907.463.2458
Nationwide Exam Centers Contact Information: Click Here