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

January 4-14 Exam 16
February 1-11 Exam 13
March 1-11 Exam 13
April 5-15 Exam 17
May 3-13 Exam 15
June 7-17 Exam 19

 

January 11-21 Exam 23
February 8-18 Exam 20
March 8-18 Exam 20
April 12-22 Exam 24
May 10-20 Exam 22
June 7-June 17 Exam 19

February 15-25
May 10-20

January 18-28
March 15-25
April 19-29
June 14-24

 

TYPICAL SCHEDULE IS:
MONDAY–FRIDAY 6P.M.-10P.M
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 8:30A.M.-5:30P.M.
THE FOLLOWING WEEK IS
MONDAY-THURSDAY 6P.M.-10P.M.

AND TEST ON SATURDAY @ 8:30A.M.

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Seabrook, TX