Operator Of Uninspected Passenger Vessels

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License Description

The OUPV license allows the transport of up to six passengers on an uninspected vessel.

Two licenses: OUPV Inland: Allows operation of an uninspected vessel carrying up to six passengers on inland waters only. Near Coastal: Allows operation of an uninspected vessel carrying up to six passengers up to 100 miles off shore.

Great Lakes Endorsement: If you have 90 days of your total sea time on the Great Lakes, you will be eligible for this endorsement

USGC Approved OUPV

All testing is completed with The Captain School. You DO NOT test with the Coast Guard

Certification

Upon successful completion (attendance and passing required exams), you will receive a diploma from The Captain School. Students send diploma and application to the U.S. Coast Guard REC, along with your USCG Application to receive your USCG License.

(You have up to 1 year to submit your application to the Coast Guard from the date on your diploma.)

Eligibility Requirements

USCG Application Age: 18 years old

Sea Experience

OUPV Inland 360 days* operating a small vessel 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. OUPV Near Coastal 360 days* operating a small vessel 90 days of the 360 must be upon near coastal waters beyond the Boundary Line. 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years. * A “day” is defined as more than 4 hours away from the dock.

Course Schedule

November 1-11 Exam 13-Class is full-call for waiting list
November 15-23 Exam 24 **7-DAY class-class is full-call for waiting list
December 6-16 Exam 18 Night Class
January 3-13 Exam 15 Night Class
January 17-27 Exam 29 Night Class
February 7-17 Exam 19 Night Class
February 21-March 1 Exam 3 Day Class
March 7-17 Exam 19 Night Class
March 21-31 Exam April 3 Night Class
April 4-14 Exam 16 Night Class
April 19-27 Exam 28 Day Class

October 11-21 Exam 23-Class is full-call for waiting list
November 1-11 Exam 13-Class is full-call for waiting list
December 6-16 Exam 18
January 17-27 Exam 29
February 14-24 Exam 26
March 14-24 Exam 26
April 4-14 Exam 16

October 11-17 Exam 18 -7 Day class
November 8-18 Class is full-call for waiting list
February 21-March 3

October 18-28 exam 30
November 29-Dec 9 Exam 11
Jan 24-Feb 3 exam 5
March 14-24 exam 26
April 18-28 exam 30
June 6-16 exam 18

OUPV SCHEDULE:
MONDAY–FRIDAY 6PM-10PM
SAT & SUN 8:30AM-5:30PM
THE FOLLOWING WEEK IS
MONDAY-THURSDAY 6PM-10PM

AND TEST ON SATURDAY @ 8:30AM

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