USCG National Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Towing
Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing requirements are as follows:
18 months (540 days) of service of which
• 12 months (360 days) service on a towing vessel over 26 feet
• 90 days on route applied for
• Approved Training Program with exam available at Maritime Professional Training OR test at USCG
• Be at least 18 years old
You can take courses in lieu of examination for apprentice mate steersman.