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2021 Spring Classes

MTR Marine Transportation

MTR 120Save 25%
1 CR
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
37648 K01 Trevor Fritz
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
4/30 - 5/3
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
4/30 - 5/3
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/30 - 5/3
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/30 - 5/3
Distance Ed BLKBD
Monday
5:00p - 9:00p
4/30 - 5/3

Seats remaining: 7

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Tuition and fees: $293 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36127 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Saturday
9:00a - 3:30p
4/10 - 4/17
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Saturday
9:00a - 3:30p
4/10 - 4/17

No notes

Tuition and fees: $244 (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
36647 K02 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
4/19 - 4/23

Course is full. Waitlist 0 of 10

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1028 (additional charges may apply)

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MTR 225Save 25%
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
37155 KD1 Neil Nickerson
1/11 - 5/1

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

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

Tuition and fees: $698 (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
36655 K02 Neil Nickerson
Technical Ed Center 106
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
2/1 - 2/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1120 (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
37586 K03 Neil Nickerson
Sitka Campus 106
Mon - Fri
6:00p - 9:00p
3/5 - 3/12
Sitka Campus 106
Saturday
8:00a - 5:00p
3/6 - 3/13
Sitka Campus 106
Mon - Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
3/15 - 3/20

This course is located in Sitka.

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

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MTR 240Save 25%
2 CR
Intended for mariners with a USCG 100 Ton Master's license who want to upgrade to a 200 Ton license. The course and instructor are USCG approved for testing in class. Subjects covered are chart plotting, regulations, stability, power plants, and vessel construction.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37783 K01 Neil Nickerson
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/10 - 3/12
Sitka Campus 106
Wed, Thu, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
3/10 - 3/12

Prerequisite: MTR S239 or USCG Master's license.

This course takes place in Sitka.

Tuition and fees: $420 (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
36690 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/15 - 2/19
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 135
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
2/15 - 2/19

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Tuition and fees: $828 (additional charges may apply)

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VTEC Vocational Technology, NonCred

VTEC 005
0 CR
Will provide student with four clinical hours in order to meet the Alaska education standard to get certification as a nursing assistant.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37785 K02 Michele Cornwall
2/12 - 2/28

No notes

Tuition and fees: $100 (additional charges may apply)

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 credential.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37909 K03 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
4/7 - 4/7

No notes

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

VTEC 020
0 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36129 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
1/11 - 5/1

Drop in time for practice projects. Three hours per session. Contact instructor for additional information at 228-4571.

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

VTEC 031
0 CR
This USCG-approved course meets STCW requirements to refresh BT for mariners lacking 360 days of sea time in the last five years.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36648 K02 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
8:00a - 5:00p
4/19 - 4/23

Seats remaining: 12

Beards must be shaven. Must provide a current USCG medical certificate or current USCG physical. This course will be offered in conjunction with the full BT. Students will be notified prior to course which three days they must attend.

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 Standard 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
36719 K02 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Saturday
8:00a - 12:00p
4/24 - 4/24

Seats remaining: 12

No notes

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

This USCG-approved course meets the STCW requirements for revalidation of BT for mariners who have 350 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
36720 K01 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
4/13 - 4/14

Course is full. Waitlist 0 of 10

No notes

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37915 K03 Benjamin Hastings
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 132
Wed, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
4/21 - 4/22

Seats remaining: 3

No notes

This course 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 nt to complete the material and test.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36701 K01 Mike LaBarge
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 136
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
2/15 - 2/17

No notes

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

For MTR simulator practice. Email mslabarge@alaska.edu or call 228-4572 to schedule an appointment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36706 K01 Mike LaBarge
1/11 - 5/1

No notes

Tuition and fees: $0 (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
36722 K01 Mike LaBarge
1/11 - 5/1

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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
37660 K02 Trevor Fritz
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/30 - 4/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Friday
6:00p - 9:00p
4/30 - 4/30
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
5/1 - 5/2
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
5/1 - 5/2

Seats remaining: 11

No notes

Tuition and fees: $225 (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
36120 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
1/11 - 1/27
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 8:30p
2/1 - 5/1

Boots and head covering are required.

Tuition and fees: $827 (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
36121 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/11 - 5/1

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

Boots and head covering are required.

Tuition and fees: $827 (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
36122 K01 Ryan Houtcooper
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 124
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/11 - 5/1

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

Students will select one of the following topics: aluminum wire welding, TIG, or 6G open root pipe. Boots and head covering are required.

Tuition and fees: $827 (additional charges may apply)

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CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35504 T01 Allen Puckett
Sitka Campus HANGAR
Tue, Thu
6:30p - 9:00p
1/12 - 4/8

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $882 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36126 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 123
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/1
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 116
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/16 - 4/1

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $318 (additional charges may apply)

 

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