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Able Seaman

The Able Seaman course is a USCG approved course necessary for all seafaring mariners to work on the decks of large commercial vessels (NC Ferry Division, Tugs & Freighters). Upon completion of the subject matter and demonstrating proficiency through a written examination, the student should be knowledgeable of: Performing all duties and responsibilities of the Able Seaman in a safe, efficient manner in accordance with the rules of good seamanship. The course will ensure that students are cognizant of the regulations and their responsibilities regarding safety, protection of the environment and the Rules of the Road. This course is part “A” of the training/qualifications needed to apply to the USCG for the Able Seaman Rating. To qualify for an “AB Special” rating, applicants must have a minimum of 360 days of sea service and qualify as a Lifeboatman/Lifeboatman Limited. *This course does not provide sea time nor does it include Lifeboatman/Lifeboatman Limited.*

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

ABYC: American Boat and Yacht Council Systems Course

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Systems certification teaches you how to design, maintain, install and repair marine systems with the confidence you need to succeed in today’s marine industry. The ABYC Systems certification is the gold standard within the industry addressing air conditioning, water systems, sanitation, fuel systems, controls, electrical installations, and more. TheABYC is a non-profit, member organization that develops voluntary global safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats. For more informatoion on the ABYC, please visit www.ABYCinc.org

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
ABYC: American Boat and Yacht Council Systems Course 11/18 – 12/13
03/13 – 04/12
6:00 – 10:00 PM
6:00 -9:00 PM
TTh
MW
Martec 110 $125

Auxiliary Sail Endorsement

Provides training and examination to students seeking to operate a USCG Inspected Sailing Vessel.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

Boat Building Academy – Advanced Marine Electrical

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

Boat Building Academy – Marine Electrical (12 Volt DC Systems)

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

Boat Building Academy – Traditional Wood Skiff

This course will instruct students to build a Traditional Downeast Wood Skiff. The students will build a skiff using traditional materials and techniques. The course will take the student thru the process of using basic hand and power tools to transform raw lumber to a seaworthy 15-18ft skiff.  The students will be divided into 2-3 student teams, with each team building a boat.  The students will learn the history and design of the Downeast Skiff.  They will learn basic shop safety and wood tool use. The students will learn lumber selection, lumber dressing and proper cutting techniques to create frames, and construct the skiff, fair the hull and paint the hull.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

Boat Building Academy – Wood Shop

This course will instruct students in wood boat construction techniques, fundamentals of wood and woodworking tools, shop safety, and workplace success. Students will utilize traditional hand tools along with modern power tools to shape and fasten wood in a variety of shapes using multiple techniques. This short term training will give an overview of the boat building processes and will provide pipeline training to students seeking employment in a custom boat building facility. For more information about this new program, please contact Scott Leahy at leahys@carteret.edu.

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Boat Building Academy: Wood Shop 9/19-11/16 6-10 PM MW Martec 110 $280

Intro. to Fiberglass (BMS 114)

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
There are no classes currently scheduled.

Living Marine Shorelines

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Living Marine Shorelines 10/22 9AM – 1 PM Sat. Martec 120 $35

Local Waters – A Guide to Navigating the Crystal Coast

This course is designed to guide boaters in and around the waters of Bogue Banks. We will explain proven routes to get you to Beaufort, Shackleford Banks, Cape Lookout, Swansboro and Oriental. Topics will include Common Destinations, Channel Aids to Navigation, Rules of the Road and more!

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Local Waters – A Guide to Navigating the Crystal Coast 10/15
04/15
04/29
05/05
 

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

 

Sat. Martec 120 $35

Marine Assistance Towing Endorsement

Provides training and testing for OUPV and Master licenses to provide commercial assistant towing services for hire.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine Assistance Towing Endorsement 11/4
05/04
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
F
Th
Martec 101 $70

Marine Captain’s Licensing (OUPV)

Provides training to mariners seeking their US Coast Guard Operators License as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) upon Great Lakes, Inland and/or Near Coastal waters as specified in 46 CFR Part 10. Course prepares students for the USCG examination given at Carteret Community College or a USCG Regional Examination Center (REC).

Ideally, students taking this course should have completed a minimum of one year underway on vessels with 90 days of that experience acquired during the three years prior to enrollment. Class includes CPR/First Aid certification. Required: Student must have picture identification at registration.

Upon successful completion of our OUPV License class, the student receives a certificate which, with the complete application, may be submitted to the USCG for the OUPV License. Carteret Community College wants to make sure that all students signing up for the OUPV class understand the USCG requirements for the license. If you have any questions regarding license requirements or have any unusual health issues, we recommend you visit the USCG/National Maritime Center web site at www.uscg.mil/nmc or call 1-888-427-5662 to ensure that you are qualified to hold the license.

Evening Classes run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm-9pm  

10 Day Classes run Monday-Friday for two weeks from 8am-5pm 

Weekend classes consist of three consecutive weekends, 3 Fridays, 3 Saturdays & 3 Sundays, 9 days total, from 8am-5pm

Have a question? Contact Scott Leahy at leahys@carteret.edu.

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine Captain’s Licensing (OUPV) 10/3 – 10/14
10/14 – 10/30
11/07 – 11/18
12/02 – 12/18
12/05 – 12/16
01/24 – 04/20
01/23 – 02/03
02/03 – 02/19
02/20 – 03/03
04/17 – 04/28
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
6 PM – 9 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
M-F
F/S/Su (3wks)
M-F
F/S/Su (3wks)
M-F
TTh
MTWThF
FSSU
MTWThF
MTWThF
Martec 101
Martec 110
Martec 101
Martec 101
Martec 120
Martec 101
Martec 101
Martec 101
Martec 101
Martec 101
$250

Marine DC Electrical Systems

The Marine DC Electrical course will cover DC electrical theory, Ohm’s Law, electrical schematics, batteries, wire selection, and simple circuit construction in accordance with ABYC standards. Students will actively wire circuits and install electrical fixtures commonly found in today’s boats. This will include: battery switches, fuse switch panels, auxiliary lighting, radios, speakers and more.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine DC Electrical Systems 10/04 – 11/03
06/06 – 03/08
6:00 – 10:00 PM
6:00 – 9:00 PM
TTh
MW
Martec 110 $175

Marine Diesel Operations & Maintenance

The Marine DC Electrical course will cover DC electrical theory, Ohm’s Law, electrical schematics, batteries, wire selection, and simple circuit construction in accordance with ABYC standards. Students will actively wire circuits and install electrical fixtures commonly found in today’s boats. This will include: battery switches, fuse switch panels, auxiliary lighting, radios, speakers and more.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Classes are not currently scheduled

Marine Woodworking: Advanced (BMS 111)

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine Woodworking: Advanced (BMS 111) 10/17 – 12/15 12:30 – 3:30 PM M/T/W Martec 110 $265

Marine Woodworking: Introduction (BMS 110)

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Classes are not currently scheduled

Modern Woodworking with CAD/CNC

This course will instruct students on the operation of a modern Computer Navigated Cutting (CNC) machine while utilizing Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software. Students will have the opportunity to design and build custom parts and signs of their choice. The course will walk the students thru CNC equipment setup, alignment, maintenance, basic CAD instruction and CNC operating procedures.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Modern Woodworking with CAD/CNC 10/24 – 11/10 6 PM – 9 PM MW Martec110 $100

Outboard Engine Maintenance

The Outboard Engine Maintenance course will cover routine maintenance needed to keep modern 4 stroke outboard engines performing at their best. This short course will cover oil and filter changes, lower unit gear case oil, impeller replacement, spark plugs and other components which should be checked and/or changed regularly.

One student boat may be utilized to demonstrate the proper techniques and procedures, ultimately getting their maintenance performed during the class. Please let the coordinator, Scott Leahy at leahys@carteret.edu know if you would like for your boat to be used.

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Outboard Engine Maintenance 10/15
12/03
04/01
05/13
8 AM – 5 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
Sat. Martec 120 $75

Tooling/Mold Construction (BMS 115)

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Tooling/Mold Construction (BMS 115) 10/17 – 12/15 8:15 – 11 AM M-Th Martec 110 $265

Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal)

Provides training and testing for upgrade of existing 100-Ton Masters license to 200-Ton Masters license.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Classes are not currently scheduled

Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons (Near Coastal)

Provides training and testing for upgrade of OUPV license to 25, 50 or 100 ton Master (Near Coastal). Tonnage level of license will depend on sea-service.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons (Near Coastal) 11/01
05/01
8:00 AM -4:00 PM
8:00 AM -4:00 PM
TWTh
MTW
Martec 101 $70

USCG Auxiliary Boating American Safe Boating

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Classes are not currently scheduled

USCG Auxiliary Boating American Safe Boating

This class will provide students with the information necessary to take the United States Coast Guard examination for Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel “OUPV” 72 hour (six-pack) or master’s license, either inland, near coastal or desired seamanship level certification. Class DOES NOT include the U.S.C.G. required CPR and First Aid training. This class will also include Marine Assistance Towing (6-hours) and the Upgrade from OUPV to Master (24-hours). Course developed for the US Coast Guard, SMTC, Camp Lejeune. This course is for USCG members only.

Students must have picture identification at registration. Student workbooks provided. Please purchase textbooks in advance. Please register and prepay to reserve your seat in class. $225 Total Cost for the course. Gordon Yowell will be the POC for registration.

This course is exclusively for USCG SMTC.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine Captains Pre-licensing OUPV, 100T, Assistance Towing USCG SMTC 01/02 – 01/13 MTWThF USCG SMTC, Camp Lejeune $180

Marine Captains Pre-licensing OUPV, 100T, Assistance Towing USCG Fort Macon

This class will provide students with the information necessary to take the United States Coast Guard examination for Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel “OUPV” 72 hour (six-pack) or master’s license, either inland, near coastal or desired seamanship level certification. Class DOES NOT include the U.S.C.G. required CPR and First Aid training. This class will also include Marine Assistance Towing (6-hours) and the Upgrade from OUPV to Master (24-hours). Course developed for the US Coast Guard, Fort Macon. This course is for USCG members only.

Students must have picture identification at registration. Student workbooks provided. Please purchase textbooks in advance. Please register and prepay to reserve your seat in class. $225 Total Cost for the course. Gordon Yowell will be the POC for registration.

This course is exclusively for USCG Fort Macon.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

 

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Marine Captains Pre-licensing OUPV, 100T, Assistance Towing USCG Fort Macon 03/06 – 03/17 MTWThF USCG Fort Macon $180

Women on the Water

This course is designed to introduce or enhance the boating experience for women. Offered in four sessions; each three hour session is independent so you may sign up for one or all four. Katrina Smith is the instructor. Students will become familiar with the standard practices.

Session 1 – Boating Basics
Session 2 – Navigating
Session 3 – Knots, Docking, & Anchoring
Session 4 – Boat Maintenance

Note: No hands on trailering in this class. Please Note: Participants must be 16 years old or older.

For more information contact Scott Leahy at 252-222-6090 or leahys@carteret.edu

CLASS DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE REGISTER
Women on the Water 02/11
03/11
04/15
05/06
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Sat. Joslyn Hall (McGee 110) $50
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