California

No Prerequisites for any of our California online courses.                            View Current Cost. 

While mastering the lessons of your online course, you do not want to be saddled with less-than-adequate computer skills. If your computer skills and charting skills are less than average, we suggest you choose our extended option. This option is attractive to the novice student that will need more instructor (SME) inter-action and basic technical support, new to the subject matter and E-Learning. The active mariner, active military, college student or professionals with demanding work/travel schedules should consider this option. Instructor narrated E-Learning Modules that include topic specific MP4 Instructional Videos.

This Online Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) License, commonly referred to as a 6-Pack License or Captains License, an uninspected passenger vessel is a vessel of less than 100 GRT (about 65 feet) carrying six or fewer passenger for hire.

 

With the OUPV the total number of passengers is limited to six or fewer. Note: non U.S. citizens may be restricted to undocumented vessels with a 5 net ton limit. Typically, an OUPV Credential is used in the context of small-scale outfitters, fishing boats, SCUBA boats, whale-watching, fishing Guides and to meet the requirements for Marine Interdiction Agent positions. To obtain an OUPV Credential from the USCG requires 360 days' experience on Inland or Near Coastal waters is required.

 

No testing at the USCG Regional Exam Centers is necessary. We give the test! Testing done Monday-Friday 9am-530pm.  Some locations offer Saturdays

Sea Service/Experience can be counted on your own vessel. A Sea Service form and proof of ownership are required and we provide guidance and forms to each of our students. Note: experience on other persons' vessels can also be counted however; a Sea Service form filled out and signed by the owner must accompany the application verifying experience claimed and vessel details.

You have up to one full year to meet the above USCG sea service requirements and submit your packet to the USCG after completing this course.

Depending on your Sea Service experience, this course will qualify the student in one of two formats:

OUPV Inland License (Including Great Lakes, Inland Lakes and Streams) requires the minimum of 360 on water days of experience in the operation of vessels. This on water time may be counted from your 15th birthday. At least 90 of the 360 days must have occurred in the last three years. This license is good on vessels up to 100 gross tons. Captains carrying this license are restricted in the operation of vessels to within the Boundary Lines. The term ""Inland Waters"" refers to those waters shoreward of the boundary line. This license can be upgraded to an OUPV Near Coastal License once you have gained the

OUPV Near Coastal License This Online OUPV 6 Pack License Course is good on vessels up to 100 gross tons and out to 100 nautical miles. The OUPV Near Coastal License may also be obtained with a minimum of 360 days of documented Sea Service. A minimum of 90 days of this experience must be obtained on Near Coastal Waters. At least 90 of these days must be within the last three years.

Note: Sea Service/Experience can be counted on your own vessel. A Sea Service form and proof of ownership are required.

Upon successful completion of Atlantis Maritime Academy's online OUPV course, the student studies our USCG approved materials and takes our proctored final examinations at one of our nationwide approved test sites. Once the student passes exam, he or she will receive an Atlantis Maritime Academy official certificate recognized by the United States Coast Guard. Simply submit, within one year, along with your application package and applicable fees to the USCG Regional Exam Center. Upon their approval of your package, USCG will send you your original License.

Course Features:

Our Online OUPV 6 Pack License Course contains MP4 Videos, Narrated Presentations, Interactive exercises, quizzes, tests, videos, AMA's USCG approved Study Guide and reference materials.

Each of our Captain License courses will provide the student everything they need to complete successfully. Here is what your tuition includes.

Our course includes all materials/information you will need to pass our each course includes all materials/information you will need to pass our USCG approved final proctored test successfully

Our novice option is attractive to the novice student that will need more instructor (SME) inter-action and basic technical support, new to the subject matter and E-Learning. The active mariner, active military, college student or professionals with demanding work/travel schedules should consider this option.

 

Our California Online Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) License, commonly referred to as a 6-Pack License or Captains License, an uninspected passenger vessel is a vessel of less than 100 GRT (about 65 feet) carrying six or fewer passenger for hire. With the OUPV the total number of passengers is limited to six or fewer. Note: non U.S. citizens may be restricted to undocumented vessels with a 5 net ton limit.

 

Typically, an OUPV Credential is used in the context of small-scale fishing boats, SCUBA boats, whale-watching, Duck Hunters, Burial at Sea Captains, fishing Guides and to meet the requirements for municipal Marine Law Enforcement and Marine Interdiction Agent positions with Homeland Security..

 

Our online coast guard captains license Course - OUPV - Six Pack license courses are structured to be attractive to students with a busy schedule or on active military duty. Meaning, no set class or test schedules. Study at your pace in the comfort of you home or office.Complete the online Captains License requirements modules, then we set your test date at one of our approved test locations nationwide. Just that simple!

Note:  You can pay a tuition of $2000 or $20 for a USCG  approved course, the USCG could careless they will issue you the same license.

Cost Course School Online Tools Included Course on USB Drives
$695 OUPV Advanced Maritime Education NO NO -student must purchase NO
$1050 OUPV CSUM NO NO -student must purchase NO
$585 OUPV Atlantis Maritime Academy YES YES - Provided YES
$795 OUPV Maritime Institute YES NO -student must purchase NO