Advanced Polar Code Operations (MEMACE-941)

Online portion is rolling enrollment, you may sign up at any time by clicking REGISTER ONLINE below

Assessment dates:
October 12-13, 2019
May 11-13, 2020
July 13-15, 2020
November 23-25, 2020

Price: $2,000

Participants: Online coursework /  On campus assessment

Pre-requisite: Basic Polar Code Operations

This course is a blended learning course consisting of a 40-hours curriculum for mariners who are employed, or may be employed, on vessels transiting the Polar Regions and meets the mandatory training requirements in Chapter 12 of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code); and the supporting amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW) and the Seafarers’ Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code.as required by the Polar Code /STCW 2010. The breakdown of the hours of study is based on 16-hours of online presentation and 24-hours in the classroom/simulator as well as a final exam. Upon successful completion of the online portion of the course the candidate must report to Maine Maritime Academy to complete the required on-site simulation assessments and written final examination. Upon successfully completing the 3-day training, certification will be issued.

USCG Approval:

This course meets the Certification requirements for Basic Training in Polar Waters  STCW table A-V/4-1.  By successfully completing this course the candidate will have met the minimum knowledge, understanding and proficiency listed in column 2 of table A-V/4-1 and the required standards of competence in accordance with the methods for demonstrating competence and the criteria for evaluating competence tabulated in column 3 and 4 of table A-V4-1.