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

May 3-13 Exam 15 -Class is full
June 7-17 Exam 19-Class is full
June 14-18 & 21-22 Exam 24 ***7-DAY Class
July 5-15 Exam 17
August 2-12 Exam 14
September 13-23 Exam 25
October 4-14 Exam 16
November 1-11 Exam 13
December 6-16 Exam 18

April 12-22 Exam 24
May 10-20 Exam 22
June 7-June 17 Exam 19
July 12-24 Exam 26
August 9-19 Exam 21
September 13-23 Exam 25
October 11-21 Exam 23
November 1-11 Exam 13
December 6-16 Exam 18

May 10-20
August 16-26
November 8-18

April 19-29
June 14-24

July 26-Aug 5 Exam 7

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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