This is a combined class, including Upgrade To Master 100 Ton Inland, Great Lakes; Upgrade To Master 100 Tons Near Coastal; and Increase in Scope from Inland to Near Coastal Routes. We are able to offer all three courses at the same time as a number of lessons overlap.
It is important when registering to pick the correct credentials inland Great lakws VS Near Coastal. This is based on Sea Service. There are different Exams
Key point this credentials lets you operate an INSPECTED VESSEL for the approved route and tonnage. This does not apply to your oupv vessel..
Location: Double Tree just south on College and just west of I-41, Appleton, WI 54914
Date: Jun 19-20, 2021; from 8 to 5 each Day
The one 50-question exam will be give late on Sunday afternoon.
The Masters Upgrade course provides an opportunity to those with a valid OUPV License to raise their grade to a Masters.
The tonnage you will get depends on the tonnage of the vessel you served on.
Sea service is the same as the oupv for the Inland Great Lakes however the Near Coastal required 720 days with 360 on the Great Lakes or NC waters.
The license allows you to operate both inspected and uninspected vessels with a gross tonnage up to 100 tons, and is required by the USCG for any inspected vessel certified to carry more than 6 passengers for hire. Needed for tour boats, head boats, dive operators, and more.
Course Fee: $335. Includes course materials, instruction, proctored 50-question exam, and Certificate of Completion. Course length is 20 hrs for NC and 14 hrs for Inland Great Lakes.
Course Fee: $245 for Increase in Scope Includes course materials, instruction, two 50-question proctored exams 70 percent correct, and Certificate of Completion.
Topics include: Block and tackle, stability, rules and regulations for inspected boats, safety drill, ships construction, fire fighting, weather, and more.