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 QMED (Oiler/FWT). We also offer RADAR, ECDIS, and GMDSS courses.

Additional classes MAY be added to our schedule as demand warrants. Please call for wait-list scheduling.

To register, call the Great Lakes Maritime Academy Continuing Education at (231) 995-3147 and leave a detailed message with contact information and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Better yet, download the appropriate registration form, fill it out, re-save, and attach it to an email message addressed to jbiolchini@nmc.edu. Be sure to indicate your desired course date. We will confirm receipt of your registration form once received.

For detailed information, please view the Course Descriptions PDF file.

Continuing Education Training Courses 2017 – 2018

ONE-DAY RADAR RECERTIFICATION
Course Fee: $200

(class minimum* = 2; maximum = 8)

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Email the desired date of the class and attach the registration form.

Download the Registration form here:
GLMACE Registration

TWO-DAY RADAR REFRESHER
Course Fee: $300
(class minimum* = 1; maximum =
8)

Thursday, January, 4-5, 2018

Thursday, January, 25-26, 2018

Thursday, February, 8-9, 2018

Thursday, March 1-2, 2018

Thursday, March 15-16, 2018

Thursday, April 5-6, 2018

Thursday, April 19-20, 2018

Thursday, May 3-4, 2018

Thursday, May 31-01, 2018

Thursday, June 28-29, 2018

Thursday, July 26-27, 2018

Email the desired date of the class and attach the registration form.

Download the Registration form here:
GLMACE Registration

  • FIVE DAY RADAR OBSERVER - UNLIMITED (bring calculator, parallel rules, and dividers):
    Dates: January 8 – 12, and August 13 -17, 2018:
    • Course Fee: $750 (class minimum* = 3, maximum = 8) Download the Registration form here: GLMACE Registration
  • GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS and SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS):
    Dates: August 13 - 24, 2018:
    • Course Fee: $1,400 (class minimum = 4, maximum = 12) Download the Registration form here: GLMACE Registration
  • ABLE SEAMAN (AB) & PROFICIENCY in SURVIVAL CRAFT (PSC-Lifeboat):
    Dates: CANCELLED for 2018 (will be available for 2019)
    • Course fee includes accommodation (double occupancy), additional $600 charge for single occupancy.
      Course Fee for combined AB/PSC $2,400 - (PSC only Feb 12 – 16 $1,000) - (AB only Feb. 16 – 24 $1,500)
      Without accommodations - Course fees: AB/PSC $1,850. PSC only $800, AB only $1,150
      (Class minimum = 8, Maximum = 24 AB and 30 for PSC). Download the Registration form here: AB Registration. CALL or SUBMIT form for early registration.
  • QUALIFIED MEMBER of the ENGINE DEPARTMENT (QMED-FOWT):
    Dates: February 12 - 24, 2018:
    • Course fee includes accommodation (double occupancy), additional charge for single occupancy
      Course Fee: $2,400; without accommodations - course fee $1,850
      (Class minimum = 6, maximum = 12). Download the Registration form here: QMED Registration. CALL or SUBMIT form for early registration.
  • ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY and INFORMATION SYSTEM (ECDIS):
    Dates: March 26 - 30, and August 20 -24, 2018:
    • Course fee: $1,300
      (class minimum = 2, maximum = 6) Download the Registration form here: GLMACE Registration
  • FAST RESCUE BOAT (FRB):
    Dates: August 27 - 30, 2018:
    • Course Fee $1,050.00
      (Class Minimum = 4, maximum = 10) Download the Registration form here: GLMACE Registration
  • COMBINED BASIC AND ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING:
    • This course is offered by the Northwest Regional Fire Training Center located in Traverse City, Michigan. For course availability, please visit their Maritime web page at nwrtc-tc.org.

Additional Information:

  • Classes require a minimum number of students and may be canceled.
  • The WAIT-LIST request is a non-commitment pre-registration. We will call each wait-listed student whenever enough interest is shown to satisfy the minimum required students for each class.
  • *RADAR Minimum class size is based on a combined total of 3 registered students for either 1, 2 or 5 days with 8 maximum allowed..
  • Photo ID required, MMC is preferred.
  • If taking a recertification course, you must have proof of prior certification.
  • Types of payment accepted once registered: credit card, check, cash or money order.
  • Certified FCC Examiner for radio licenses, contact Capt. Biolchini at jbiolchini@nmc.edu for pricing and scheduling.
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