Marine Captains


The Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology courses will prepare you for a career on the water.

Marine Captain’s OUPV License Preparation
This course provides students with the information necessary to take the US Coast Guard examination for licensing as an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) up to 100 gross tons, on inland, near coastal. The examination is administered as a separate class upon conclusion of this course.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 64 hours, $185
Next Offering: Fall 2018
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Marine Captain’s OUPV License Examination

This class will administer the Coast Guard’s Marine Captain’s License exam. It is only for students who have successfully completed the 64-hour Marine Captain’s OUPV course.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 8 hours, $100
Next Offering: May 29, Tu, 8am-5pm
Course Code: 98604


Upgrade to Master’s License Preparation

This course provides students with the knowledge required to upgrade from an OUPV license to a Master’s License for vessels up to 100 gross tons.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 24 hours, $75
Next Offering: June 4 – June 12, MTuWTh, 6-10pm
Course Code: 98606


Master’s License Examination

This class will administer the Coast Guard’s Master License exam. It is only for students who have successfully completed the 24-hour Master’s License course.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 4 hours, $100
Next Offering: June 13, W, 6-10pm
Course Code: 98607


Assistance Towing Endorsement

This 4-hour session is provided for students who have attained, or are in the process of obtaining their US Coast Guard Captain’s or Mate’s license for vessels of 200 gross tons or less. This course serves in lieu of taking an Assistance Towing examination at any US Coast Guard Regional Examination Center.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 4 hours, $75
Next Offering: May 31, Th, 6-10pm
Course Code: 98605

Celestial Navigation
This course will cover the theory and technique of finding one’s position at sea through sextant observations of celestial bodies.

Details: Wilmington Campus, 36 hours, $130
Next Offering: TBA
Course Code: TBA

 

Contact Gerri Hunter at ghunter@cfcc.edu or (910) 362-7572