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252 AB Able Seaman


$ 799.00

Course Duration

5 Days


Course Description

AB Able Seaman Course - Course #252
This USCG Approved course includes theory and written examinations towards the issuance of a qualified rating on your merchant mariners credential as Able Seaman. The level of AB that you receive from the USCG is dependent upon your sea service including the total number of days, size of vessels, and waters operated on. If you will also be applying for an STCW endorsement as A-II/4 Rating Forming Part of A Navigation Watch or A-II/5 (Able Seaman Deck), you will need to complete the required practical assessments either by taking a separate assessment session with MPT on the ship simulator or on an appropriately sized vessel. Please note that the USCG will need verification that your service has been under the direct supervision of a licensed OICNW or Master whilst you were being trained in navigational watch keeping functions.
This course also includes the USCG Approved practical demonstration of competency in Knot Tying and Splicing.
Subjects Include:
Marlinspike Seamanship
Shipboard Terminology
Rules of the Road
Aids to Navigation
Buoyage Systems
Watchstanding & Helmsman Duties
Ship Construction
Cargo Handling & Stowage
Anchoring and Mooring
Fire Firefighting
Deck Maintenance
Shipboard Emergencies
Marine Pollution
Additional Recommended/Required Courses:
Basic Safety Training #140
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Lifeboatman) #146
RFPNW Assessments #251
Tankerman Dangerous Liquids #170

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On Friday January 2018 Zachary said the following about
AB Able Seaman

More than I had ever hoped it would be!!!!

On Friday September 2015 Cesar said the following about
AB Able Seaman

A great instructor , he has a lot of knowledge about the course, thank you so much

On Friday July 2014 Stephen said the following about
AB Able Seaman

Sir or Madame,Instructors were Excellent ,highly professional .it was very informative course taught by First Rate have a Top Maritime School MPT.Very Impressed.Thank you.

On Tuesday December 2013 Timothy said the following about
AB Able Seaman

Great course! No improvement needed!

On Wednesday March 2013 Clarissa said the following about
AB Able Seaman

Jeff made the course interesting and I could tell he had lots of experience because he was able to answer any questions students asked and he also showed pictures of the equipment from other vessels he worked on, which helped out a lot.

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