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2020 Spring 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
36749 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center 106
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/22 - 4/24

Seats remaining: 15

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $257 (additional charges may apply)

MTR 122Save 25%
1 CR
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
37270 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Saturday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/18 - 4/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Saturday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/18 - 4/25

Seats remaining: 10

No notes

Tuition and fees: $201 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 129Save 25%
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
37474 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/6 - 4/10

Seats remaining: 19

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

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Tuition and fees: $1012 (additional charges may apply)

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37476 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/20 - 4/24

Seats remaining: 19

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

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Tuition and fees: $1012 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 220Save 25%
2 CR
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.
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37478 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/16 - 3/19

Seats remaining: 19

No notes

Tuition and fees: $887 (additional charges may apply)

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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
37479 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
3/2 - 3/4
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
3/2 - 3/4

Seats remaining: 9

No notes

Tuition and fees: $506 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 228Save 25%
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.
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37480 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/23 - 3/27

Seats remaining: 7

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1112 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36750 K02 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center
Saturday
8:00a - 4:50p
2/17 - 2/28
Technical Ed Center 106
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 4:50p
2/17 - 2/28

Seats remaining: 9

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36751 K03 Mike LaBarge
Sitka Campus 106
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
3/23 - 4/3

Seats remaining: 16

This class is located in Sitka.

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

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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
37780 K04 Neil Nickerson
Ketchikan Out of Town YAKT
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/27 - 2/7

Seats remaining: 8

This course will take place in Yakutat, AK.

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

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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
37481 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/21 - 1/31
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Tue - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
1/21 - 1/25
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 5:00p
1/27 - 1/29
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon, Wed
8:00a - 12:00p
1/27 - 1/29
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/28 - 2/3
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Monday
8:00a - 5:00p
2/3 - 2/3

Course is full. Waitlist 0 of 10

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1080 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 242Save 25%
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
37482 K01 Andrew Tighe
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Mon - Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/2 - 3/5

Seats remaining: 10

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

No notes

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

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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
37445 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Thursday
8:00a - 5:00p
4/9 - 4/10
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 133
Friday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/9 - 4/10

Seats remaining: 13

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

This course is located in Ketchikan only.

Tuition and fees: $306 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 250Save 25%
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
37483 K01 Dale Miller,
Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/16 - 3/20
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/16 - 3/20

Seats remaining: 7

No notes

Tuition and fees: $812 (additional charges may apply)

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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
38064 K01 Karl Luck
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/9 - 3/13

Course is full. Waitlist 0 of 5

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: $947 (additional charges may apply)

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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 completing will receive a USCG-accepted certificate of completion as well as the standard American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED credential.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36748 K01 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center 124
Saturday
9:00a - 3:00p
4/4 - 4/4

Seats remaining: 12

This class is located in Juneau.

Tuition and fees: $95 (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
37475 K01 Mariah Warren
4/6 - 4/10

Seats remaining: 20

This three day course is offered in conjunction with Basic Training. Call 228-4568 for specific dates within the week for this course.

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37477 K02 Mariah Warren
4/20 - 4/24

Seats remaining: 20

This three day course is offered in conjunction with Basic Training. Call 228-4568 for specific dates within the week for this course.

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
37488 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/11 - 4/11

Seats remaining: 24

No notes

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37489 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/25 - 4/25

Seats remaining: 23

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
37490 K01 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
2/12 - 2/13

Seats remaining: 20

No notes

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37491 K02 Mariah Warren
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
2/19 - 2/20

Seats remaining: 19

No notes

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

This class is for students who need to renew their USCG 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
37484 K01 Dale Miller,
Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/17 - 3/19
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Tue, Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
3/17 - 3/19

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $400 (additional charges may apply)

For MTR simulator practice.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37978 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
1/13 - 5/2

Rental is $100/hour plus a $30 setup fee. Email Mike LaBarge at mslabarge@alaska.edu to schedule practice time.

Tuition and fees: $130 (additional charges may apply)

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
37517 K01 Mike LaBarge
1/13 - 5/2

For additional information call 907-228-4568.

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

 

WELD Welding Technology

WELD 120Save 25%
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
37273 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
1/13 - 1/29
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
2/3 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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WELD 152Save 25%
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
37275 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/13 - 1/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
2/4 - 5/2

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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WELD 175Save 25%
3 CR
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
37277 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/13 - 1/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
2/4 - 5/2

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $803 (additional charges may apply)

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DESL Diesel Technology

DESL 193P
1 CR
Introduction to fluid power. Controls, pumps, motors and actuators will be discussed. Reading hydraulic symbols and schematics will be stressed. Assembly and operation of elementary hydraulic circuits in a hydraulic lab.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37129 K02 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/9
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/9

Seats remaining: 15

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $257 (additional charges may apply)

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
37111 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Saturday
9:00a - 12:00p
3/16 - 4/11
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Saturday
9:00a - 12:00p
3/16 - 4/11
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/11
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/11

Seats remaining: 15

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $257 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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