register for any of the STCW Maritime Training Courses below.

 

Able Seafarer - Course Hours: 80

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Able Seafarer is an 80-hour course designed to provide the necessary background and knowledge of subjects concerning the requirements and duties of an Able Seafarer.

 

Topics include:  Seamanship, Firefighting, Safety, Ship Construction, Pollution, Watch Standing, and Cargo Handling

 

The Able Seafarer course provides applicants after successful completion with the knowledge and hands-on experiences to satisfy written examination requirements below for any Able Seaman endorsement:

 

ADDITIONAL COURSES NEEDED TO RECEIVE CREDENTIALS:

 

Basic Safety Training

Lifeboatman

Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW)

 

Price: $1,750.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,108.40

 

 

46 CFR 12.05-9 Deck and Navigation General/Deck Safety and Deck General & Safety/ Rules of the Road exam modules

 

46 CFR 12.05-9 Practical (Knot-tying) examination requirements

 

 

 

 

Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade - Course Hours: 16

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Apprentice Mate Steersman is a 16 hour course is designed to provide the student with the basic information required to take the Apprentice Mate (Steersman) examination and to promote Safety at Sea.

 

Topics include:

 

Towing Vessel Types

Tow Gear

Towing Bridles

Inland Towing

Operational Safety

Barge Types

Barge Handling Techniques

 

 

ADDITIONAL COURSES NEEDED TO RECEIVE CREDENTIALS:

 

Basic Safety Training

Lifeboatman

Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch

 

 

The Steersman-Apprentice Mate Upgrade course will satisfy the examination requirements for 46 CFR 10.205 for the original issuance of an Endorsement as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels provided that within one year of submission of the Certificate to the USCG NMC:

 

They hold a license as Master Not More Than 200 Gross Tons OR

They have completed both Northeast Maritime 94-hour Master Not More Than 100GT and 24-hour Upgrade Master Not More Than 200GT

 

 

Price: $500.00

 

MET Co-Op: $450.00

 

 

 

 

Apprentice Mate (Western Rivers) - Course Hours: 8

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The 8 hour Apprentice Mate Western Rivers course deals with the Safe Navigation of Vessels engaged in Towing on the Western Rivers, the practical application of Navigation on the Western Rivers. This is accomplished using conventional teaching and training methods, participate training techniques (such as task solving, both individually and in groups), exercises as well as the most common forms of teaching, e.g. lectures, audio-visual presentation, simulation. Practical applications and interactive computer reinforcement.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Navigation, Charts, and Maps

River Hydrology

Bridge & Locks

Electronic Charting

VTS Systems

Aids to Navigation

 

 

Price: $250.00

 

MET Co-Op: $220.00

 

 

 

 

Assistance Towing - Course Hours: 4

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This four hour course will prepare an applicant for an assistance towing endorsement. The student is required to pass a written examination demonstrating his or her knowledge of assistance towing safety, equipment, and procedures.

 

An assistance towing endorsement on a license as master, mate, or operator authorizes the holder to engage in assistance towing on any vessel within the scope of the license.

 

 

Price: $275.00

 

MET Co-Op: $209.00

 

 

 

 

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids - Course Hours: 32

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) is a four day course which provides training in the basic theory and use of automatic radar plotting aids for those who will be in charge of a navigational watch in vessels equipped with ARPA, and it covers the minimum training requirements recommended in Annex 2 of IMO Assembly resolution A.482 (XII), 46 CFR Part 10. The course combines lecture with extensive hands-on practice using a TRANSAS Navi-Sailor 4000 Shiphandling/Radar/ARPA/ECDIS simulator.

 

 

***STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING PLOTTING TOOLS***

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

APRA Theory

Radar and ARPA Integration

Vessel Tracking Techniques

ARPA Limitations and Errors

 

 

PRACTICAL TRAINING INCLUDES:

 

Simulation Exercises

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Radar Observer Unlimited

 

 

 

Price: $1,100.00

 

MET Co-Op: $742.00

 

 

 

 

Auxiliary Sail - Course Hours: 4

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Auxiliary Sail is a four hour course that deals with the Safe Navigation of Sail Vessels, the practical application of sailing techniques in collision avoidance, docking anchoring, and sailing under power. This is accomplished using conventional teaching and training methods, participated training techniques (such as task solving, both individually and in groups), exercises as well as the most common forms of teaching, e.g. lectures, audio-visual presentation, simulation. Practical applications and interactive computer reinforcement.

 

 

Price: $275.00

 

MET Co-Op: $209.00

 

 

 

 

Basic and Advanced Firefighting - Course Hours: 40

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Basic and Advanced Firefighting is a STCW 95 approved course designed around three days of theory in the classroom and two days of practical field training. During the first three days of theoretical lectures, you will gain knowledge of all elements of shipboard fire-fighting. Two days of fieldwork will put student theoretical knowledge to use fighting actual fires.

 

A trainee successfully completing this course will, in the event of a fire on board ship, be enabled to take command, organize the personnel effectively and control the firefighting operations, using those techniques in which he has been trained as well as be able to take part in firefighting operations if not an officer on board the vessel. The trainee will have knowledge on the theory and science of fire and will be knowledgeable in all methods of firefighting and firefighting equipment. They will also have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and maintain the fire-extinguishing systems and equipment.

 

Students are required to attend the Connecticut Fire Academy during this course. All students are responsible for their own transportation and reservations. Reservations are on a first-come first-served basis.

 

 

Click HERE for directions to the CT Fire Academy for the practical portion of the training.

 

 

Price: $1,375.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Basic Firefighting - Course Hours: 40

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Basic Fire Fighting is a 16 hour course where the trainee who successfully completes this class will be enabled to react in a correct manner in the event of an outbreak of fire, to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship, and to use the fire appliances correctly. The student will also be able to state and demonstrate that he/she has acquired knowledge and skills which, in some instances, will enable them to identify and correct defects and thus prevent fire from occurring.

 

One day is devoted to theory in classroom lecture, where the following day is field work. The one day of field work will present theoretical knowledge to use fighting actual fires.

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

General Physical Fitness for Practical Demonstration

 

 

Price: $605.00

 

MET Co-Op: $543.00

 

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Basic Fire Fighting (NOREMI-53) course will satisfy: 1. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/1; 2. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2); 3. Basic Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201 (h)(2) [Basic only] and 46 CFR 11.201 (h)(3); and 4. The fire fighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201 (c)(3), 13.301(c)(3); 13.401 (d) and 13.501 (c)(3).

 

 

 

 

STCW Basic Safety Training - Course Hours: 43

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

STCW Basic Safety Training is a week long course consisting of four important component courses for any mariner.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

First Aid/CPR

Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

Personal Survival Techniques

Basic Fire Fighting

 

 

***Students are asked to bring a bathing suit and towel on Wednesday for pool exercises.***

 

 

On Friday during the Basic Firefighting Portion of the course, students will be attending the CT Fire Academy. They will be in charge of finding their own transportation.

 

Under the terminology of the STCW Convention, Basic Safety Training is made up of the above four courses. Successfully completing these courses ALONE does NOT meet the requirements for issuance of a STCW Certificate of Proficiency by the USCG. You must have one other “rating” to go along with Basic Safety Training in order to be issues a Certificate of Proficency.

 

For some, Basic Safety Training, which meets STCW Requirements, is required for hiring reasons to meet some insurance requirements. Contact Registration for further information or call (508) 992-4025.

 

 

Price: $1,380.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,229.60

 

 

 

 

Benzene Training Program - Course Hours: 4

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 4 hour training program provides Benzene Certification for anyone in the marine, trucking or affiliated industries with exposure to Benzene that is required to take an OSHA course for education and medical testing for Benzene work. Classroom training and mask fit testing are completed at NMI. Physical Exam, Blood, and Pulmonary Test are accomplished at our affiliated medical facility in Fairhaven.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Benzene History

Chemical Properties

Marine Industry Compliance

Exposure Limits

Federal Regulations and Law

 

 

 

Price: $500.00

 

MET Co-Op: $460.80

 

 

 

 

Bridge Resource Management

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Bridge Resource Management is a three day USCG and STCW 95 approved course which deals with the techniques of safe navigation and the responsibilities of a Master. This is accomplished using conventional teaching and training methods, participate training techniques (such as task solving, both individually and in groups), as well as the most common forms of teaching, e.g. lectures, audio-visual presentation, simulation.

 

Participants successfully completing the training course for Bridge Resource Management should be capable of undertaking all of the responsibilities expected of a Master within their field of expertise.

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Voyage Planning

Bridge Procedures

Bridge Emergencies

Simulator Exercises

Leadership

Watch Standing

Pilot Integration

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Radar Observer Unlimited

MMC License of at least 200GT

 

 

Price: $875.00

 

MET Co-Op: $768.60

 

 

 

 

OUPV (Nights) - Course Hours: 80

 

 

This Night course runs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday Nights. Full price of tuition must be paid.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Watch Standing

First Aid

Ship Handling

Pollution

Rules of the Road

Emergency Procedures

Navigation

Firefighting

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Operators Permit Examination

Physical Exam/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

Price: $1,350.00

 

MET Co-Op: $915.80

 

 

 

 

Master 100 Tons (Nights) - Course Hours: 104

 

 

This Night course runs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday Nights.  Full price of tuition must be paid.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Watch Standing

First Aid

Ship Handling

Pollution

Rules of the Road

Emergency Procedures

Navigation

Firefighting

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Exam

Physical Exam/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

Price: $1,580.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,352.00

 

 

 

 

Celestial Navigation - Course Hours: 80

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Celestial Navigation is a 80 hour USCG and STCW 95 approved course which principal aim is to develop individual navigation skills.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Celestial Theory

Solar Observation

Celestial Sphere

Sight Reduction in HO 229

Nautical Almanac

Sail Calculations

Log Distance ETA's

Star Identification and Sight Reductions

 

 

***Students are asked to bring a lined Notebook, Parallel Rulers and Dividers and a Scientific Calculator (Preferably TI36)

 

 

Price: $2,750.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Crisis Management & Human Behavior - Course Hours: 14

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This course aims to meet mandatory minimum requirements for the training for masters, chief mates and persons assigned immediate responsibility for embarking and disembarking passengers, loading, discharging or securing cargo or closing hull openings, and any other person having a responsibility for the safety of passengers in emergency situations.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Organize the Safe Movement of Vehicles and Passengers when Embarking and Disembarking

Control All Elements of Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity

Optimize Use of Resources

Organize Shipyard Emergency Procedures

Control Response to Emergencies

Control Passengers and Other Personnel During Emergency Situations and Establish and Maintain Effective Communications

 

 

***Must meet Shipboard Practical Exercise/Assessment Attestation

 

 

Price: $400.00

 

MET Co-Op: $370.00

 

 

See also: Crowd Management

 

 

 

 

Crowd Management - Course Hours: 14

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for the training of masters, officers, ratings and other personnel on roll-on-roll-off passenger ships and on passenger ships other than roll-on-roll-off passenger ships. Upon completion of this course trainees will successfully be able to control a crowd in an emergency situation on board, locate essential safety and emergency equipment on board, communicate effectively with passengers during an emergency, demonstrate the use of personal life-saving appliances, and comply with the ships safety and emergency procedures.

 

 

Price: $275.00

 

MET Co-Op: $245.00

 

 

See also: Crisis Management & Human Behavior

 

 

 

 

Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) - Course Hours: 35

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) course is a 35 hour USCG approved designed to enhance the safety of navigation by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to fully utilize ECDIS. The course incorporates live marine ECDIS equipment, networked with interactive simulators.

 

 

This course satisfies the following STCW Code as amended, including the 2010 amendments, training requirements

 

Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code

Table A-II/2 of the STCW Code

 

 

Price: $1,405.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,245.00

 

 

 

 

FCC Radio Operators Permit Examination

 

 

You need a commercial radio operator license to operate the following:

 

Ship radio stations if:

  • the vessel carries more then six passengers for hire; or
  • the radio operates on medium or high frequencies; or
  • the ship sails to foreign ports; or
  • the ship is larger then 300 gross tons and is required to carry a radio station for safety purposes.

 

  • Coast stations which operate on medium or high frequencies, or operate with more then 1,500 watts of peak envelope power.
  • Aircraft radio stations, except those using VHF frequencies on domestic flights.
  • International fixed public radio telephone and radiotelegraph stations.
  • Coast and ship stations transmitting radiotelegraphy.

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

First Aid/CPR

Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)

Master 100 Tons

Master 200 Tons

 

 

We offer testing on all elements.

 

 

Northeast Maritime Institute offers the FCC Operators Permit Exam frequently throughout the year. If the course is not on the schedule, please contact NMI for additional exam scheduling.

 

 

 

 

First Aid/CPR - Course Hours: 8

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This one day course provides training in Elementary First Aid and CPR techniques. The course curriculum is provided by National Safety Council America, which was reviewed by the U.S. Coast Guard recently and was found to meet U.S. Coast Guard and STCW requirements. A trainee successfully completing this course will have knowledge and practical training in elementary first aid and CPR. Students will develop confidence in their ability to respond and perform skills in an actual emergency.

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Basic Safety Training

 

 

Price: $175.00

 

MET Co-Op: $154.20

 

 

 

 

Launch Operator - Course Hours: 16

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 16 hours course provides the necessary background and knowledge of the necessary subjects concerning the requirements and duties of a launch tender. Upon completion of the course and exams, the student will receive certification for license obtainment as a Launch Tender.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Firefighting

First Aid

Rules of the Road

Navigation

Deck General

 

 

Price: $499.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Leadership and Managerial Skills

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This one week course will cover all pertinent areas of senior leadership concepts, techniques and skills as currently reflected in academic writings and as collected from a life experiences of individuals who have been in positions of leadership. Course instructors have been or are responsible for the success of the ships and/or maritime organizations and the individuals who work to support those organizations. Additionally, the course provides communication, interpersonal conduct, and meeting/group interaction techniques and skills that assist and augment the students efforts to be a successful, safe, and effective leader.

 

 

The course is designed to meet the following STCW competencies:

 

Application of Leadership and Team Working Skills of Tables AII/ 1 and A-III/1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Use of Leadership and Managerial Skills of Table A-II/2 and A-III/2 of the STCW Code, as amended.

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Leadership and Managerial Skills (NOREMI-751) course will satisfy: The Leadership and Managerial Skills requirements within 46 CFR 11.305; 46 CFR 11.307; 46 CFR 11.311; 46 CFR 11.313; 46 CFR 11.315; 46 CFR 11.317; 46 CFR 11.325; 46 CFR 11.327; 46 CFR 11.331; 46 CFR 11.333; AND The specific tasks found in NVIC 10-14 (Tasks 18.1.A-18.2.A), NVIC 11-14 (Tasks 18.1.A-18.3.A) and NVIC 16-14 (Task 14.1.A).

 

 

Price: $1,375.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Leadership and Teamworking Skills - Course Hours: 8

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Leadership and Teamworking Skills course is an 8 hour course that covers those areas of leadership techniques and skills pertinent to operational or entry-level professional mariners. Course information and presentations are real life experiences of individuals who have been in positions of leadership and have been or are responsible for the success of the organization and the success of individuals who work for and support the organization.

 

The Course further provides communications techniques and skills that assist and augment the individual in his or her efforts to become a successful leader.

 

This is a USCG approved course designed to meet the Leadership and Teamworking Skills within 46 CFR 11.309, 46 CFR 11.319, 46 CFR 11.321, and 46 CFR 11.329.

 

 

The course is designed to meet the following STCW competencies:

 

Application of Leadership and Team Working Skills of Tables A-II/1 and A-III/1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

 

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Leadership and Teamworking Skills (NOREMI-768) course will satisfy:

 

1. the Leadership And Teamworking Skills within 46 CFR 11.309; 46 CFR 11.319; 46 CFR 11.321; AND, the specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 12-14 (Tasks 18.1.A-18.5.A),

 

2. the Leadership And Teamworking Skills within 46 CFR 11.329; AND, the specific tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 17-14 (Tasks 16.1.A-16.4.A).

 

 

Price: $375.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Maritime Security Awareness

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Maritime Security Awareness course is intended to provide the knowledge required to enable personnel without designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to enhance ship security in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code and section A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

 

Those who successfully complete this course should achieve the required standard of competence enabling them to contribute to the enhancement of maritime security, through heightened awareness and the ability to recognize security threats and respond appropriately. This knowledge shall include, but is not limited to:

 

  1. The meaning and the consequential requirements of the different security levels;
  2. Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans;
  3. Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices;
  4. Recognition, on a non-discriminatory basis, of characteristics and behavioral patterns of person who are likely to threaten security; and
  5. Techniques used to circumvent security measures.

 

 

Price: $275.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Master 100 Tons - Course Hours: 104

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Watch Standing

First Aid

Ship Handling

Pollution

Rules of the Road

Emergency Procedures

Navigation

Firefighting

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Exam

Physical Exam/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

Any Applicant who has successfully completed Northeast Maritime Institute 100 Tons course and presents our Certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.207.

 

 

Price: $1,580.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,352.00

 

 

 

 

Master 200 Tons - Course Hours: 104

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Watch Standing

First AidNavigation

Ship Handling

Pollution

Rules of the Road

Emergency Procedures

Navigation

Firefighting

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Exam

Physical Exam/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

Any Applicant who has successfully completed our 119-hour Master 200 Tons course and presents our Certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of:

 

46 CFR 10.205 (i) for original issuance

46 CFR 10.209(c)(iii) for renewal

46 CFR 10.209(f) for re issuance of a license as Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Not More Than 200 Gross Tons (except Oceans)

 

 

Price: $2,330.00

 

MET Co-Op: $2,028.60

 

 

 

 

Master/Mate 500/1600 Gross Tons Near Coastal/Oceans - Course Hours: 119

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This course provides the comprehensive training required by the United States Coast Guard for Master/Mate 500/1600 Near Coastal license. The course incorporates traditional and simulator based training methods and is geared towards individuals responsible for operating vessels on the high seas.

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Deck Safety and Environmental Protection

Navigation Problems-Chart Plotting

Navigational Problems- Near Coastal

Rules of the Road

General Navigation

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

To schedule this course off the current schedule, NMI requires a party of 4 or more to register.  Call Registration for more information at: (508) 992-4025.

 

 

For tutoring for sections of the examinations select below:

 

Navigation Problems: Chart Plot Module Q125

Navigation Problems: Oceans Module Q127

 

 

Price: $4,125.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Medical Care Provider - Course Hours: 24

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Medical Care Provider is a 24 hour program designed to enable the participant to meet the requirements of STCW 95 Ch VI, Section A-VI/4-1 Table A-VI/4-1. Upon completion the participant will be able to demonstrate a higher level of competency to take action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency as required by the code.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Immediate Action to be taken in an Emergency

Maintaining a Healthy Environment Aboard Ship

Body Structure and Function

Administration of Medications

Fractures and Dislocations

Medical Advisory Services

Toxicological Hazards Aboard Ship

Medical Care of Rescued Persons

Burns

Cardiac Arrest

Spinal Injuries and Immobilization

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

First Aid/CPR

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Medical Care Provider PIC

 

 

Price: $950.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Care Provider PIC - Course Hours: 48

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Medical Care Provider PIC a 48 hour course to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the requirements of STCW 95 CH VI, Sect A-VI/4-2 Table A-VI/4-2. After successfully completing this program the participant will demonstrate competence to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they are on board and to participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.

 

Topics are presented in greater detail with emphasis on decision making.

 

In order to be eligible for this program the participant must have completed a Provider level course within the previous 12 months.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Basic Nursing Care

Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Dental Injuries

ENT Care Childbirth and Women Health Issues

Disease Prevention

Wound Closure

Basic Skills in IV and Injection of Medication

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

First Aid/CPR

Medical Care Provider

 

 

Price: $1,950.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Navigational Problems: Chart Plot Module - Q125

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This tutoring session provides comprehensive assistance with Module Q125 for the United States Coast Guard Master/Mate 500/1600 Near Coastal license. The session incorporates traditional based training methods with one on one attention and is geared towards individuals responsible for operating vessels on the high seas.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

True Course and Speed

Magnetic and Gyro Compass Error Corrections

Latitude and Longitude Determination

Estimated Time of Arrival

Geographical Range

Luminous Range

Set and Drift Due to Current

Course to Steer Due to Current

Course Made Good & Speed Made Good

Running Fix

Special Case Bearings

Hurricane Tracking and Maneuvering Board

True/Apparent Wind and Maneuvering Board

 

 

Price: $1,375.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Navigation Problems: Ocean Module - Q127 Tutoring

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This tutoring session provides comprehensive assistance with Module Q125 (Originally Module 205) for the United States Coast Guard Master/Mate 500/1600 Near Coastal license.  The session incorporates traditional based training methods with one on one attention and is geared towards individuals responsible for operating vessels on the high seas.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Azimuth by Sun

Amplitude by Sun

Sun Rise/Set

Star Time Calculation

Long distance ETA

Fuel Conservation Calculations

Propeller Slip Calculations

Deviation Table Construction

 

 

Price: $1,375.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

OICNW 500 to 3000 ITC Near Coastal/Oceans - Course Hours: 120

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This course provides the comprehensive training required by Dominica Maritime Registry Inc. for the OICNW 500 to 3000 ITC Near Coastal or Oceans STCW Certificate of Competency. To obtain the Oceans endorsement the student must take, in addition to this OICNW course, NMI Celestial Navigation Course or Exam. The student must present the required seatime, physical exam and other DMRI licensing requirements prior to being approved to attend this course.

 

The course incorporates the below subject matters, but not limited to, and is geared towards individuals responsible for operating vessels on the high seas within the limiting tonnage of the certificate.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Deck Safety and Environmental Protection

Navigation Problems- Advanced Chart Plotting

Stability Theory and Calculations

Terrestrial Navigation Theory & Problems

Rules of the Road

Navigation General

Fuel Conservation Problems

Navigational Problems- Near Coastal

Deck General

Weather Theory & Route Planning

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

If required to take this course to obtain a Dominica certificate of competency, this course title is not indicative of the certificate of competency to be received upon completion of training.  This course is required for OICNW, Chief Mate, and Master competencies.

 

 

Price: $4,125.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) - Course Hours: 80

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Watch-Standing

First Aid

Shiphandling

Pollution

Rules of the Road

Procedures

Navigation

Firefighting

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR USCG LICENSE:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Exam

Physical/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Upgrade OUPV to 100 Ton

Upgrade 100 to 200 Ton

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

A USCG approved course. Any applicant who has successfully completes the course and who presents your Certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the exam requirements of:

 

 

46 CFR 10.207 for an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel license

 

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) (NOREMI-340) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j)(1) for original issuance, 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(i)(1) for reissuance of a merchant mariner endorsement as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters.

 

The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement(s) and may not be used for future application transactions.

 

 

Price: $1,350.00

 

MET Co-Op: $915.80

 

 

 

 

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) - Course Hours: 4

 

 

Those successfully completing the course will have acquired a better understanding and knowledge of Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities in general, and in particular as they relate to living and working aboard operational merchant ships, in accordance with resolution 22 of the International Conference on Training and Certification of Seafarers, 1978 and STCW 1995.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Drugs and Alcohol Safety

Sexual Harassment

Shipboard Safety

Communication between Management and Employees

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Basic Safety Training

 

 

This 4 Hour USCG and STCW 95 approved course and will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibility training requirements of:

 

Section A-VI1 and Table A-VI-4 of the Seafarers Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code

46 CFR 10.205 (1) (4)

 

 

Price: $175.00

 

MET Co-Op: $151.80

 

 

 

 

Personal Survival Techniques (PST) - Course Hours: 15

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Personal Survival Techniques provides the necessary knowledge and training of personal survival so that a student will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to his own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. He will also acquire knowledge which in some instances will enable him to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Emergency Procedures Aboard Ship

Abandoning Ship

Use of Survival Suits

Liferafts

Other Survival Gear and Exercises

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

  • Physical Fitness for Pool Exercises
  • Ability to Swim

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Basic Safety Training

 

 

 

***Students are asked to bring a bathing suit and towel.***

 

 

 

Click HERE for directions to the Gleason Family YMCA for the practical portion of the training.

 

 

Any applicants successfully completing Northeast Maritime Institute 2- day USCG and STCW approved course and presents the certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center, will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training requirements of:

 

  • Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI-3 of the Seafarers Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code
  • 46 CFR 10.205 (1) (4)

 

 

Price: $425.00

 

MET Co-Op: $380.60

 

 

 

 

Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman) - Course Hours: 40

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 40 hour Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman) Course provides the necessary background and knowledge of the subjects concerning the requirements and duties of a Lifeboatman.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Lifeboats

Davits

Safety Procedures

Liferafts

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Basic Safety Training

 

 

The class is offered in lieu of the Coast Guard exam and incorporates training on our full-size lifeboat and davits.

Upon successful completion of the course and exams, the student will receive a certificate of completion, to be recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard for a Lifeboatman/Proficiency in Survival Craft certificate and an endorsement for proficiency in survival craft, meeting the requirements of STCW95 Section A-VI/2 and A-VI/2-1; and the written and practical examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.10-5 for endorsement as Lifeboatman if presented within one year of completion of training; AND the written Survival Craft examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.05-9 for an endorsement as Able Seaman Offshore Supply Vessel.

 

 

Price: $1,250.00

 

MET Co-Op: $858.80

 

 

 

 

QMED Oiler - Course Hours: 105

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 15-day 105 hour course of instruction is designed to provide entry level engine department personnel with the ability to upgrade his or her credentials through knowledge and understanding of the subjects covered in USCG QMED/Oiler exams and is approved “in lieu of examination” by the United States Coast Guard.

 

Required topic listed under CFR 46 Part 12. Subpart 12.15-19 paragraph (b) (1) include knowledge in the use of hand tools and measuring instruments, firefighting, piping systems, safety precautions, combustible fuels, boilers, electrical safety and theory, engine room auxiliaries, damage control, pollution laws and regulations, ship construction, principles of refrigeration, hydraulics, filters and strainers, motor plants, pneumatics, pumps, steering gear, deck machinery and air compressors.

 

Unlicensed Engine Department members must have a minimum of 180 days of service as a wiper or equivalent to qualify for any QMED training.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Hand Tools

Electricity

Diesel Engines

Bearings

Lubrication

Boilers

 

 

Any applicant successfully completing your QMED-Oiler (NOREMI-387) course and presenting your certificate of training within one year of the completion of training will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5) for a national rating endorsement as QMED-Oiler.

 

 

Price: $3,835.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Radar Observer (Unlimited) - Course Hours: 40

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Radar Observer Unlimited is a USCG approved 40 hour course qualifying the student, upon successful completion to operate today’s modern radar systems aboard ocean going vessels.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Radar Theory

Practical Operational Use

Radar Advantages and Limitations

Vessel Target Plotting

COLREG Integration

Proper Adjustment Due to Environmental Changes

Tracking for Collision Avoidance Analysis

Navigational Integration with Bridge Equipment

 

 

 

This course is for students who need the radar endorsement for the first time.

 

 

 

***Students are asked to bring plotting tools to class.***

 

 

 

Any applicant successfully completing our course and presenting our certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center will satisfy the requirements of:

 

46 CFR 10.480 of endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited)

 

 

Price: $1,025.00

 

MET Co-Op: $797.00

 

 

 

 

Radar Observer Recertification (Radar Renewal) - Course Hours: 8

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Radar Observer Recertification is only recommended for students who have practical knowledge of Radar. Students, who do not have practical background, are recommended to take the full Radar Observer Unlimited 5-day course.

 

Upon registration and deposit to the course, Northeast Maritime Institute mails students plotting book. Students are asked to complete plots within book to discuss during the first portion of class.

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Radar Observer Unlimited

 

 

Northeast Maritime Institute offers the Radar Observer Recertification frequently throughout the year. If the course is not on the schedule, please contact NMI for additional exam scheduling at (508) 992-4025.

 

Any applicant who successfully completes our 1-day Radar Observation Recertification course will satisfy the requirement of 46 CFR 10-480 for an endorsement as Radar Observation Renewal.

 

 

Price: $345.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) - Course Hours: 40

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Northeast Maritime institute’s RFPNW meets the current assessment requirements of the 2010 STCW MANILA AMENDMENTS. NMI is approved to conduct the following RFPNW Assessments:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

 

Basic Safety Training

Lifeboatman

Able Seaman

 

 

Northeast Maritime Institute offers the Rating Form Part of a Navigational Watch frequently throughout the year. If the course is not on the schedule, please contact NMI for additional exam scheduling at (508) 992-4025.

 

Note: 180 Days of Sea Time required on vessels more then 200 GT. In order to submit to the United States Coast Guard, applicant must provide LogBook of recorded Sea Time. Northeast Maritime will provide you with this book.

 

 

Price: $425.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids PIC - Course Hours: 40

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This course provides training at an advanced level for masters, officers and other persons on board oil tank barges who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Obligations Under Applicable Laws and Regulations

Fire Safety Measures and Systems

Pollution Prevention and Control

Operational Practice

Covering Oil Tanker Safety

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Basic Firefighting

 

 

Any applicant successfully completing our 40-Hour Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids course will satisfy the training requirements of:

 

46 CFR 13.309 for endorsement as a Tankerman-PIC (Barge)

46 CFR 10.227(d)(8)(C) for renewal of a merchant mariner credential endorsed as Tankerman PIC (Barge) Dangerous Liquids

 

 

Price: $1,375.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,037.80

 

 

 

 

Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids Simulation

 

 

Any applicant successfully completing our Tank Barge Liquid Cargo Handling (Simulation) (NOREMI-497) course will satisfy requirements for a Tankerman-PIC (Barge) endorsement:

 

Two loadings and two discharges

One commencement and one completion of discharge per the 46 CFR 13.121(c)

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Basic Firefighting

 

 

Price: $1,250.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,080.80

 

 

 

 

Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids PIC - Course Hours: 48

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This USCG and STCW 95 approved course provides training at the advanced level for experienced mariners who are working on board oil tank ships and are responsible for the loading, discharging, transit or handling of cargo. The course covers specialized training appropriate to their duties covering tanker safety and fire safety and pollution prevention.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Types of Oil Tankers

Terminology

Hazards of Cargo

Cargo Containment

Operations

Pollution

Safety

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Basic Firefighting

 

 

The course satisfies the requirements of 46 CFR 10.301-304, and the following approval is granted subject to these conditions. Any applicant successfully completing our course and presenting our Certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center, will satisfy the training requirement of 46 CFR 13.409 for original endorsement as Tankerman-Assistant DL.

 

 

Price: $1,650.00

 

MET Co-Op: $1,400.00

 

 

 

 

Upgrade Master 100 Tons to 200 Tons - Course Hours: 56

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Rules of the Road

Watch Standing

Emergency Procedures

First Aid

Navigation

Ship Handling

Firefighting

Pollution

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

First Aid/CPR

FCC Exam

Physical Exam/Drug Test

TWIC Card

 

 

PREREQUISITE:

 

Master 100 Tons

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NOREMI-526) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner endorsement from Master not more than 100 gross registered tons (or self propelled vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters to Master or Mate of self propelled vessels of less than 200 gross tons Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters.

 

 

Price: $2,750.00

 

MET Co-Op: $676.00

 

 

 

 

Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons - Course Hours: 104

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

License Structure

Rules of the Road

Pollution

Maritime Law

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)

FCC Exam

 

 

***Students are required to bring plotting tools.***

 

 

Any student who successfully completes our 26-Hour Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons course and presents our Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.231 for upgrade of a license from OUPV to master 100 Tons Near Coastal

 

 

Price: $575.00

 

MET Co-Op: $436.20

 

 

 

 

Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties course is intended to provide the knowledge required for seafarers with designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code, as amended. It consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction and demonstration.

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (NOREMI-747) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.627(a)(1) and 12.625(a)(1) and the competencies of STCW, as amended 2010 Table A-VI/6-1 and A-VI/6-2 for STCW endorsements for Security Awareness and Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties.

 

 

Price: $325.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Visual Communications (Flashing Light) - Course Hours: 8

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The 8 hour Flashing Light Course provides training and assessment of licensed deck officers required to demonstrate competence of ability to transmit and receive information by visual signaling (Flashing Light) via Morse Code in accordance with 46 CFR subpart B, part 10 and Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code. Those trainees successfully completing this course will be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate requisite knowledge of Morse Code
  • Ability to transmit and receive signals by Morse light
  • Ability to use the International Code of Signals

 

 

***Click here for Study Material***

 

 

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Visual Communications (Flashing Light) (NOREMI-542) course will satisfy the Visual Signaling requirements of 46 CFR 309(a)(4)(vi) and 11.319(a)(4)(vi) if presented within one year of the completion of training; AND will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the equivalent of assessment 8.2A for an STCW, as amended 2010 endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or more.

 

Applicants who have successfully completed your course need not present a completed assessment sheet for this assessment in application for STCW certification.

 

 

Price: $225.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Z Drive (Basic) - Course Hours: 16

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 16 hour (2 Day) course introduces the student to Z Drive propulsion systems and the basic tug handling techniques which involves some classroom time, however a majority of the time is spent on our tug simulator.

 

Students will operate both Azimuth Stern Drive and Tractor Z-Drive tugs. Z Drive propulsion theory and practical application, hand eye coordination, docking/undocking, ship approach & ship work, stability & hawser work are just some of the subject areas covered in this course.

 

This course is limited to 2 students in order to maximize simulation time, furthermore class can be customized to meet company specific needs.

 

 

Price: $2,000.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

 

 

 

 

Z Drive (Advanced) - Course Hours: 24

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This 24 hour (3 Day) course is designed to challenge a Z-Drive tug operator with advanced operating techniques. The student will build confidence and experience in advanced techniques prior to the real world application.

 

  • This course is limited to 2 students in order to maximize simulation application.
  • This course can be custom designed to meet company specific needs.

 

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

Propeller Control

Maneuvering Capabilities

Ship Handling Direct and Indirect Force Application

Advanced Barge Handling

Adverse Weather Conditions

Ship Escort Techniques

Ship Handling Docking and Undocking

Propulsion Failure

Emergency Maneuvering Due to Equipment Failure

 

 

Price: $3,500.00

 

MET Co-Op: N/A

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