The Certificate of Completion for this course is accepted as a substitute for testing by the USCG. Students learn rules of the road, ship nomenclature, knots, splices and general seamanship topics.
Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw For the USCG Able Seaman checklist click here. 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