Any applicant who has successfully completed the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)(MIDATL-340) course and presents the Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.903(2)(24) for original issuance, 46 CFR 10.227(1)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(i)(1) for reissuance, of a merchant mariner endorsement as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters. The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement(s) and may not be used for future application transactions.
After attaining the requisite sea service, and upon successful completion of the OUPV course, the trainee will: be able to take responsibility for the safety of an uninspected passenger vessel and its passengers; be aware of obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment; and, be able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations.
Provided the candidate meets all other qualification requirements for the requested license, those who pass all examinations with satisfactory scores will be considered to have demonstrated that they possess the knowledge required by 46 CFR 10.903(a)(19) and 46 CFR Table 10.910-2 for this license.
Recommended Study Material:
Navigation Rules International—Inland COMDTINST M16672.2D.Publisher Department of Transportation United Sates Coast Guard
Upcoming Course Dates:
Class Start Times:
Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.
Check-in Time Starts at:
Day Classes: 7:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 3:00 p.m.
Required Course Tools:
Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator $16.00
Weems and Plath 15″ Parallel Ruler $20.00
Weems and Plath Ultralight Divider/Compass #176 $23.00
Weems and Plath Triangle #101 (2 Triangles are required) $15.00>
Weems and Plath Nautical Slide Rule #105 $23.00