BASIC POLAR CODE OPERATIONS, blended (MEMACE-847)   |   $1,400


This is an blended/online USCG approved course which meets the STCW mandatory minimum requirements for training and qualification of masters and officers on board ships operating in polar waters. The knowledge based information will be presented online, all sections will be followed with an online assessment which must be passed prior to advancing to the next section.

Upon successful completion of the online portion of the course the candidate must report to Maine Maritime Academy to complete the required on-site written final examination. Upon successfully completing the final examination certification will be issued.

USCG Approval:

This course meets the Certification requirements for Basic Polar Code Operations and satisfies the training requirement and standard of competence of Section A-V/4, table A-V/4-1, of the STCW Code as amended for Basic Polar Code Operations.

Online Coursework / On Campus Assessment

Part 1: The online coursework is self-paced and delivered through Instructure’s Canvas, a web-based learning management system, which allows you to work at your own pace.

Part 2: Once the online modules are completed you will register for your final assessment. Completion of the online modules is a prerequisite for attending the assessment day; however, you may register to take the assessment at any point after starting the course.


Part 1:   Begin the Course   |  Register Now  


Dates for the On Campus Assessment:
September 10   |   Register Now
December 1   |   Register Now

Please contact us to discuss assessment dates that may better fit your schedule.