Full Course / 16-days / $2,350
Partial Upgrade Course / 6-days / $1,100
Apprentice Mate Upgrade Course Only / 2-days / $450
This course will satisfy the USCG exam requirements for Apprentice
Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels, OR for the USCG exam
requirements for adding Mate (Pilot) of Towing Near Coastal for
Mariners holding a valid Master of Towing Inland.
The Full Course is USCG approved for satisfying the Apprentice Mate
(steersman) of Towing Vessel exam requirements and includes the
following three-course sequence:
The Partial Upgrade Course will satisfy the Apprentice Mate
(Steersman) exam requirements for mariners holding a valid Master
100-ton Inland or Near Coastal endorsement and includes the
following two-course sequence:
Mariners holding a valid Master 200-ton endorsement may satisfy the
exam requirements the Apprentice Mate (Steersman) exam by
completing the Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade Course only.
Professional Requirements ...
The sea service requirements for Apprentice Mate (steersman) of
Towing is 540-days that includes 360-days experience on towing
vessels, and 90-days experience on the requested Inland or Near
Coastal route. The remaining 180-days of experience may be on any
type or size of vessel.
USCG Course Approval ...
Any applicant successfully completing your Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade (COLPAC-
33) course and presenting your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of
training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.466 for original issuance or
46 CFR 10.227(e)(iii) for renewal of an endorsement as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of
Towing Vessels; OR Mate (Pilot) of Towing Vessels provided that they either:
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