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USCG License Exam Prep Course - In Person - 6 Week

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OCC Waterfront Campus - Mariner Continuing Education offers several options for students interested in preparing for their exams in person.

This course provides an intensive curriculum designed to review and reinforce the skills and knowledge needed to obtain a USCG license. Course subjects will include general seamanship, navigation rules, coastal piloting and plotting, weather, tides and currents, use of reference publications, deck operations and safety. Assistance towing is always included as part of our license training. Sailing endorsement option.

Prerequisite Recommendations: A student learning plan and previous boating experience should be discussed with Course Coordinator prior to registration. Coastal Navigation 1, Coastal Navigation 2, Rules of the Road are strongly recommended before enrolling in the course or sitting for the exams.
A registration appointment is required with the Course Coordinator to register and early registration is advised.  To make an appointment contact the Professional Mariner Training Center at 949-205-7352 or via email to
Course Materials:
•    OCC Waterfront Campus - USCG License Prep Course Workbook
•    Rules of the Road Text
•    Charlie Wing – Get Your Captains License Text
•    Long Island Sound - Eastern Part Chart - 12354TR
•    Block Island Sound Chart - 13205TR
•    Chesapeake Bay Chart - 12221TR
•    Martha’s Vineyard to Block Island Sound Chart - 1210TR 

Available in the classroom:
•    Coast Pilot
•    Tidal Current Tables
•    Tide Tables
•    Light List

Course material costs are included at time of registration and are non-refundable. If you would like to purchase chart plotting tools, they can be acquired through our Lazarette bookstore. USCG application fees and other expenses are not included in course price. A $100 non-refundable deposit is included in the course fee for registration and a $75 non-refundable fee for materials.

License Requirements:
1. Documented Sea time - A minimum of 360 underway days as paid or volunteer skipper or crew for Master Inland/Mate Near Coastal and OUPV (720 days for Master Near Coastal).
2. TWIC Card
3. Proof of US Citizenship
4. Current First Aid and CPR certification. See the USCG website for recognized cards or sign up for our Red Cross course.
5. A physical exam and a drug screen (details provided at registration)
** First Aid & CPR certification, physical & drug screening, U.S. Coast Guard TWIC Card and application fees are not included in this course cost.
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Class Details

21 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Professional Mariner Training Center Location : 
  Professional Mariner Training Center.

Instructor : Greg Wisener 



Registration Closes On
Sunday, October 15, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/16/2023 - 11/20/2023 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Newport Beach, Professional Mariner Training Center  Map Greg Wisener 
10/21/2023 - 11/18/2023 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM Newport Beach, Professional Mariner Training Center  Map Greg Wisener