Coastal Fishing/Marine Tech

Coastal Fisheries & Marine Technology

With added industry-recognized credentials such as PADI Diver Certification, OUPV Captain’s License, and ABYC Certifications–for FREE!

Classes are a combination of online and in-person and run across various timeframes, including multi-day long, weekend, and 8 & 10-week modules. Courses begin late summer and run through June 2021, with the majority of coursework taking place from November 2020 through April 2021. Hands-on and relevant training in our labs, plus multiple opportunities for live experiences at industry locations throughout the region.

This WCCC program is funded in partnership with Maine Quality Center and Sunrise County Economic Council.

View Course List HERE.
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OUPV Captain License Course

in partnership with Johnson Marine Services

An OUPV license is an entry-level masters credential that allows mariners to operate power or sailing vessels up to 100 tons in size, carrying no more than 6 paying passengers.  

This 56-hour course will involve lectures and hands-on exercises in course content including:

• Rules of the Road
• Deck General
• Safety
• Terrestrial Navigation
• Charting
• Emergency
• Response
• Boat Handling
• Seamanship
• Maritime Law

Upon successful completion of this course, mariners will not have to test with the USCG and can immediately begin the application process with unlimited application support from Johnson Marine Services. 

Enrollment is open and ongoing.
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