Course Length:40 hours - Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mariner must hold or meet the requirements to obtain a national endorsement as Able Seaman, entry level is not considered the appropriate national endorsement. Licensed Deck Officer without Able Seaman is not acceptable.
Must meet the SEA TIME requirements which involves sea time while qualified as an RFPNW (180 days). Refer to USCG National Maritime Center checklist of requirements for this endorsement.