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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.



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MT1Fa19
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P201
16 - &up Borland Ivy 10/24 - 11/9 Th Fr Sa Varied $500.00 18

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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MT2
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P212
16 - &up Smude 11/12 - 11/21 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $85.00 15

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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MT1FA18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P202
16 - &up Borland Ivy 9/30 - 10/11 Mo We Fr 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 17

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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MT6
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P201
16 - &up Borland Ivy 10/18 - 10/20 Fr Sa Su 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM $85.00 11

Gill Net Building

Interested in commercial or subsistence gill net salmon fishing?  Learn how to design, build and repair a gill net.  Covers theory, design and repair, as well as building an actual 35 fathom (210 foot) salmon subsistence gillnet.  Students will have the optional opportunity to hang their own gill net during the class at additional material cost (est. $400).  For a commercial or subsistence salmon fisherman, or perhaps one looking for a job on a commercial salmon operation and want to be a more qualified applicant.



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MT9
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Bayview Building
16 - &up TBD TBD TBD TBD $175.00 12

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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MT2FA18
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
TBD
16 - &up Zeiset 12/5 - 12/5 Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $0.00 12

Marine Vessel Systems

Focuses on what is underneath the deck and examines major vessel systems, including diesel, electrical and hydraulics. Includes hands on use of a vessel systems trainer.



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CED049MVS
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Bayview Building
16 - &up Smude 11/11 - 11/18 Mo We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $45.00 15

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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MT7
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
P201
16 - &up TBD TBD TBD TBD $700.00 18

Outboard Engine Maintenance

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



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MT3
Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Bayview Building
16 - &up Cole 9/13 - 9/15 Fr Sa Su Varied $95.00 14