Apprentice Mate Steersman – 2 Day Upgrade

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Course Details

  • Physical
  • Drug Screen
  • CPR/First Aid
This course includes:
  • Radar Observer Course
  • Application form CG 719-B
  • Drug Screen & Physical

Apprentice Mate Steersman

540 days (18 months) of qualifying experience with 12 months of that service on towing vessels.


Mate (Pilot) of Towing Vessels

900 days of qualifying experience that includes 360 days as Apprentice Mate Steersman on a towing vessel while holding a license as Apprentice Mate Steersman


Master of Towing Vessels

1440 days of qualifying experience that includes 18 months as Mate (Pilot) onboard towing vessels while holding a license as Mate (Pilot) of Towing Vessels.

Course Schedule

This course schedule will vary based on the dates, and locations of the individual courses selected by the student. There are 18 actual class days to complete this program.

Office Locations

This course is taught at several different campuses including:

  • Bayou La Batre, AL
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Charleston, SC