Advanced Training for Polar Operations (Polar Code)

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Advanced Training for Polar Operations

This class meets the proposed guidelines for the STCW requirements for the Polar Code. This class is designed to provide a advanced training for those mariners involved in working on vessels in polar waters. It meets the proposed standards of Table A-V/4-2 of the STCW Code as currently proposed. It has been reviewed by the Coast Guard and has been determined to meet the standards of competencies for the Advanced Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters provided in CG-OES Policy Letter No. 01-16, Enclosure (3). When U. S. regulations are issued regarding training for ships operating in polar waters, we have been directed by the Coast Guard to resubmit this course for formal approval. The Coast Guard in their letter to AVTEC on March 7, 2017 stated that persons who have completed this course “are deemed to have fulfilled the STCW requirements and can work on vessels certified in accordance with the Polar Code.

Training Dates: 
Nov 18-2019 to Nov 21-2019
May 11-2020 to May 14-2020
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Completion of Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters Text Book: Please bring book from the basic course.

Program Cost: 
Tuition Books NOT provided by AVTEC Room & Board Student Service Fee Supplies Tech Fee Total
$2250 N/A N/A $328 N/A N/A N/A $2,578
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