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mesc-logo-small National Seafarers Academy is a member school of the Maritime Education Standards Council (MESC) which is an organization of maritime training schools that offer USCG approved courses. MESC is dedicated to providing the mariner with a quality educational  experience that meets and in many cases exceeds the criteria the Coast Guard requires for schools offering approved courses.

Classroom Classes: 

National Seafarers Academy has received USCG Approval to teach the following classes.

To schedule any class call Rick @ 571-451-7156: 

  

USCG OUPV - 'Captains License' (Near-Coastal/Inland)-56hrs:

 This course and examinations are intended to meet the professional requirements in-lieu of passing the USCG exam modules for Navigation General, Navigation Plotting, Deck Safety & General, and Rules of the Road (Inland & International).  This course can be taken using paper charting techniques or an electronic navigation system.  A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required classroom training and who successfully pass the written proctored exams. The course completion certificate will be valid for one year and is submitted with the orginal MMC application. 

  • Class Hours:  
    • Weekend format: Fridays: 18-2200, Sat & Sun: 0800-1700
    • Weekday format: 0800-1700
  • Class Dates:  Call to Schedule
  • Location: Washington, DC

 

USCG UPGRADE OUPV to 100ton Master (Near-Coastal/Inland)-24hrs: 

This course and examination is intended to meet the professional requirements in-lieu of passing the USCG exam module Deck Safety & General.  A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required classroom training and who successfully pass the written proctored exam. The course completion certificate will be valid for one year and is submitted with the MMC upgrade application. 

  • Class Hours: 0800-1700
  • Class Dates:  Call to Schedule
  • Location: Washington, DC 

 

USCG UPGRADE 100ton Master to 200ton Master (Near-Coastal/Inland)-24hrs: 

This course is intended to satisfy the professional requirement of attending an approved training course in lieu of the USCG exams for upgrading from 100 Ton Master to 200 Ton Master (Inland/Near-Coastal).  A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required class room training and who successfully pass the four written proctored exams. The completion certificate will be submitted with the MMC original application. Course completion certificates will be valid for one year. 

  • Class Hours: 0800-1700
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna, VA

 

USCG License RENEWAL (OUPV & 100ton Master) Near-Coastal/Inland - 8hrs:

This course is intended to satisfy the professional requirement of attending an approved training course in lieu of the 360-sea day requirement as outlined in 46 CFR Part 10.227 (Requirements for Renewal). This renewal class will be used for renewal of an MMC for Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV), and 100 Ton Master for both Inland/Near Coastal waters. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required class room training and who successfully pass the written proctored exam. The completion certificate will be submitted with the MMC renewal application and will be in-lieu of the 360-sea day requirement for renewal. Course completion certificates will be valid for one year.

  • Class Hours: 0800-1700 
  • Class Date: 20 Jan 2018
  • Location: Elks Lodge #622, 2517 Solomon's Island Road, Edgwater, MD - register @ www.capca.net

 

USCG License RENEWAL (Not More than 200 Tons) Near-Coastal/Inland - 9hrs:

This course is intended to satisfy the professional requirement of attending an approved training course in lieu of the 360-sea day requirement as outlined in 46 CFR Part 10.227 (Requirements for Renewal). This renewal class will be used for renewal of an MMC for a  200 Ton Master for both Inland/Near Coastal waters. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required class room training and who successfully pass the written proctored exams. The completion certificate will be submitted with the MMC renewal application and will be in-lieu of the 360-sea day requirement for renewal. Course completion certificates will be valid for one year.

  • Class Hours: 0800-1800 
  • Class Date:   Call to Schedule
  • Location: Elks Lodge #622, 2517 Solomon's Island Road, Edgwater, MD - register @ www.capca.net

 

USCG INCREASE IN SCOPE (Inland to Near-Coastal)-21hrs:

This course and examination is intended to meet the professional requirements in-lieu of passing the USCG exam module for Deck Safety & General and module for Rules of the Road (International and Inland. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required classroom training and who successfully pass the written proctored exams. The course completion certificate will be valid for 360 days and is submitted with the OUPV or Master (up to 100ton) MMC increase of scope application.

  • Class Hours: 0800-1700
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna, VA

 

USCG RULES of the Road (International & Inland)-20hrs:

This course is intended be in lieu of the USCG Rules of the Road exam which is required for licensing purposes. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required class room training and who successfully pass the written proctored exam. The completion certificate needs to be submitted with the licensing package. Course completion certificates will be valid for one year.

  • Class Hours: 0800-1730
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna VA

 

USCG RULES of the Road (International & Inland)-20hrs: (Hybred Training)

This course is intended be in lieu of the USCG Rules of the Road exam which is required for licensing purposes. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who complete the 10-hours of online training,  attend all required class room training,  and who successfully pass the written proctored exam. The completion certificate needs to be submitted with the licensing package. Course completion certificates will be valid for one year.

  • Class Hours: 10-hours online & 10-hours instructor led
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna VA

 

USCG Commercial Assitance TOWING Endorsement-4hrs:

This course and examination are intended to meet the professional requirements in-lieu of passing the USCG exam module. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required classroom training and who successfully pass the written proctored exams. The course completion certificate will be valid for one year and is submitted with the MMC adding the Assistance Towing endorsement application

  • Class Hours: 1800-2200
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna, VA  

 

USCG Auxillary SAILING Endorsement-4hrs:

This course and examination are intended to meet the professional requirements in-lieu of passing the USCG exam module. A certificate of completion will be issued to students who attend all required classroom training and who successfully pass the written proctored exams. The course completion certificate will be valid for one year and is submitted with the MMC adding the Auxillary Sailing endorsement application

  • Class Hours: 1800-2200
  • Class Dates: Call to Schedule
  • Location: Vienna, VA 

 

Online Classes:

National Seafarers Academy is an approved instructor and testing proctor for the US Captain's Training online courses. See http://USCaptain.us or call Sue @ (866) 293-9308.

 

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