Must be able to read/write in the English Language.
Must be able to perform physical proficiencies.
This USCG approved course provides classroom and hands-on training in the use of lifeboats, life rafts and survival gear. It meets CFR and STCW requirements for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Lifeboatman.
Good raingear and boots, hats & gloves are required as significant time will be spent outdoors launching, retrieving and rowing lifeboats.
Complete information regarding licensing can be found at www.uscg.mil/stcw 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
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