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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, Oct. 13th from 10:00am-2:00pm.

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Exam takes place Saturday, Oct. 13th from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT1Sp18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Borland Ivy 9/27 - 10/13 Th Fr Sa Varied $500.00 View 3

Coastal Navigation
Learn essential boating skills to safely explore Kachemak Bay.  Covers safety, navigation, anchoring, rules of the road, charting and basic seamanship.

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Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT1FA18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Borland Ivy 10/30 - 11/15 Tu Th 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 View 8

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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Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT6
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Borland Ivy 10/19 - 10/21 Fr Su 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM $85.00 View 7

Introduction to Basic Net Mending and Splicing
Learn the basics of net mending techniques and strategies

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Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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CEDA049IBNMS
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Campbell 10/9 - 10/10 Tu We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 11

Marine Electronics
Learn the basics of marine electronics operation – the latest innovations in marine communications - distress alerts - satellite interface technology – radar and GPS navigation systems.

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Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT2FA18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Zeiset 12/7 - 12/7 Fr 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $30.00 View 12

Marine Hydraulics

This course is designed for users of Marine Hydraulics, especially commercial fishing vessels. You will learn to: Understand basic theory of common hydraulic systems, identify hydraulic components, learn the nomenclature associated with hydraulics, learn basic troubleshooting techniques and improve your ability to communicate with service professionals.



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Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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CEDA049MH
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up TBD 12/1 - 12/2 Sa Su 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $125.00 View 12

Marine Vessel Systems

Focuses on what’s underneath the deck and examines major vessel systems, including diesel, electrical and hydraulics. Includes use of vessel simulator and ship-aboard familiarization



Additional Information

Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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CED049MVS
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
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16 - &up Lane TBD TBD TBD $85.00 View 12

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

Additional Information

Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT7
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Roy 10/26 - 11/18 Fr Sa Su Varied $650.00 View 9

Refrigeration Basics for the Marine Industry (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.

Additional Information

Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

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MT4
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Mielke 10/12 - 10/13 Fr Sa Varied $300.00 View 11


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