Apprentice Mate (Steersman)
The Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade course is designed for those mariners working towards becoming a mate on tugboats. This course covers
- the rules and regulations for uninspected towing vessels and barges,
- towing gear, fittings and towing terminology,
- tugboat design, capabilities and towing hazards, and
- towing operations safety.
This 16-hour in-lieu-of-exam course is available to those who currently hold a license as Master Not More Than 200 Gross Tons or have satisfied the examination requirements for a license as Master Not More Than 200 Gross Tons within the previous 12 months.
Compass Courses’ passion is to provide current and future seafarers with the knowledge, understanding, and proficiencies they need to be successful and safe through quality training on a reliable schedule.
Train With Us
We teach classes everyday. Check our class schedule to find a course that works for you.
110 West Dayton Street, Suite 110
Edmonds, WA 98020
To sign up for a course, call 425-778-1923. You can also email us with any questions at email@example.com.
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