Continuing Education

Sharpen your skills, get recertified and stay ahead of the curve through our professional development opportunities. These include classes for able seamen and others. We also offer one-day and two-day radar recertification courses.

To register, call the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at (877) 824-7447 or (231) 995-1200, or email Susan Denoyer at sdenoyer@nmc.edu.

You may view course descriptions here (PDF) »

Continuing Education Training Courses 2015–2016

ONE-DAY RADAR RECERTIFICATION
Course Fee: $175

(class minimum = 2; maximum = 10)

July 17, 2015
August 28, 2015
September 18, 2015
October 16, 2015
November 20, 2015
December 4 or 18, 2015
January 8 or 22, 2016
February 5, 8 or 19, 2016
March 4 or 18, 2016
April 15, 2016

TWO-DAY RADAR REFRESHER
Course Fee: $275
(class minimum = 2; maximum =
6)

July 16–17, 2015
August 27–28, 2015
September 17–18, 2015
October 15–16, 2015
November 19–20, 2015
December 3–4 or 17–18, 2015
January 7–8 or 21–22, 2016
February 4–5 or 18–19, 2016
March 3–4 or 17–18, 2016
April 14–15, 2016

  • Five-Day Unlimited Radar Observer (bring calculator & parallel rules):
    August 24–28, 2015 or January 4–8, 2016. Course Fee: $700 (class minimum = 2, maximum = 9).
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS):
    July 6–17, 2015
    . Course Fee: $1,400 (class minimum = 3, maximum = 12).
  • Able Seaman (AB) & Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC):
    February 8–20, 2016, Course Fee Including Accommodation (double occupancy): $2,200 combined.
    $925 PSC only (Feb 8–11). $1,375 AB only (Feb. 12–20). Class minimum = 8.
  • Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED):
    February 8–20, 2016, Course Fee Including Accommodation (double occupancy): $2,200. class minimum = 4.
  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS):
     August 7–21, 2015 or March 28 - April 1, 2016
    . Course Fee: $1,200.00.
    (class minimum = 2, maximum = 6).

Additional Information:

  • Classes require a minimum number of students and may be cancelled.
  • Radar Recertification classes begin at 1000, all others at 0800 unless otherwise notified.
  • Photo ID required.
  • If taking a recertification course, must bring proof of prior certification.
  • To register, call the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at (877) 824-7447 or (231) 995-1200, or
    email Susan Denoyer at sdenoyer@nmc.edu.
  • Types of payment accepted once registered: credit card, check, cash or money order.
  • Certified FCC Examiner, call for price.
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