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Marine Technology



Able Seaman
This new USCG-approved 40 hour course is for those that have sea time and would like to obtain a the ABLE SEAMAN Merchant Mariner Credential. Fisherman are welcome.  Upon completion of this course and passing an exam - you will receive a course completion certificate in lieu of Coast Guard examination. Topics include Navigation, Rules of the Road, Safety, Marlinespike Seamanship, etc.  You may have more qualifying sea time than you think.  It is advised that you verify your eligibility before taking this course by contacting KBC Marine Technology Coordinator at 907-235-1622. Fee includes book. Exam takes place Saturday, Feb. 24th from 10:00am-2:00pm.

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Exam takes place Saturday, Feb. 24th from 10:00am-2:00pm.

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MT1SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
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16 - &up Trejo 2/5 - 2/23 Mo Tu We Th Fr 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $500.00 View 9

Basics of DC Electrcity for Vessels

Basic troubleshooting and theory of direct current systems on vessels. Topics include electrical terms and definitions, safety codes, fundamental diagrams, battery types and application, marine wiring and more. Includes use of vessel simulator.



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MT2SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
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16 - &up Cole 3/1 - 3/22 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $75.00 View 10

Deckhand Skills
Learn practical job skills for becoming a deckhand on any vessel.  Includes safety, survival skills, line handling, knots, gear, basic navigation, crew roles, helm, wheelhouse expectations and more

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MT6SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P202
16 - &up Borland Ivy 3/31 - 4/14 Sa 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM $85.00 View 13

Master 100 Ton/OUPV
This new USCG-approved course is for those with enough sea time to get a 100 ton USCG license or an Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel license. The exam will be administered upon completion of the course. Full attendance is mandatory.  Upon passing the exam a certificate will be issued which the USCG will accept in lieu of taking there exam. You may have more qualifying sea time than you think. It is advised that you verify your eligibility before enrolling; contact KBC Marine Technology Coordinator at 235-1622. REVIEW AND EXAMSATURDAY 4/7 9AM-2PM

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MT7SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
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16 - &up TBD 3/2 - 4/1 Fr Sa Su Varied $700.00 View 11

Navigating Kachemak Bay

Come to KPC to learn A-Z of Kachemak Bay boating. Necessary safety, and recommended equipment, seamanship and vessel operations and applications. Other topics include Kachemak Bay geography, port and harbor information, tides, accesses and safe harbors for prevailing circumstances. All the tools necessary for a safe and successful voyage.



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MT5SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
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16 - &up Borland Ivy 3/27 - 4/12 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 View 11

Outboard Engine Maintenance

Learn basics of outboard engine maintenance, theory,operation, diagnosis and repair of common problems and winterization techniques.



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MT3SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Bayview Building
16 - &up Cole 4/20 - 4/22 Fr Sa Su Varied $85.00 View 13

Refrigerated Seawater Systems (RSW)
Designed to familiarize people with the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques of refrigerated seawater (RSW) systems. These systems are commonly found on vessels throughout Alaska’s fishing and tender fleet. Covers refrigeration fundamentals, refrigeration and RSW safety, RSW benefits, RSW and refrigeration terminology, RSW system theory, and system configurations. Includes information regarding system startup, operation, and shutdown.  Instructs students how to winterize and de-winterize an RSW system and some systematic troubleshooting techniques.

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MT4SP18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Bayview Building
16 - &up Mielke 3/23 - 3/25 Fr Sa Su Varied $250.00 View 12


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