Captain’s License: OUPV or Master up to 100 Ton (CAPTONL) Online Course

Our U.S. Coast Guard Approved Captain’s Online (distant learning) course meets the written examination requirement for the following licenses:

  • Master or Mate Near Coastal not more than 100 tons
  • Master or Mate Inland not more than 100 tons
  • Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels up to 100 tons

Please visit the license requirements page for the USCG requirements for each of these licenses. You may qualify for both an OUPV and a Master Inland or Near Coastal license. Our staff can answer your questions about which level of license you are qualified for.

You have up to 12 weeks to complete the online course. When you are finished with the online course you will take your proctored USCG Approved final exams at one of our approved locations. Our school is located in California and our final exam testing locations are currently only in Alameda and San Diego, CA. Upon successful completion of the final exams you will receive a course Certificate of Training that is valid for 1 year to be submitted to the USCG.

Course subjects include:

Rules of the Road, International and Inland
Deck General, Code of Federal Regulations
Navigation General including Aids to Navigation
Chart Plotting Navigation

Additional course materials this course requires you to have:

  • USCG Navigational Rules of the Road Book, International and Inland
  • TRLMI’s “Mariner’s Guide to Rules of the Road” Study Aid Key Card
  • Plotting Tools: We recommend Weems and Plath Roll Plotter #120, Ultralight Divider #176 and Triangle #101
  • Calculator (non-programmable, smart phones cannot be used)
  • Mechanical pencil

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