Spring 2022 Events and Stuff

Spring 2022 Events and Stuff

Spring 2022 Events and Stuff

Winter 2022 was very busy here at Columbia Pacific (ColPac) Maritime. Meaning that most of our classes were full. Now that spring is getting closer, things are slowing down some. This “Spring 2022 Events and Stuff” post lists the classes we are offering during April, May, and June. As well as some other stuff you may find interesting.

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New Stuff for Spring

2140 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
2410 Newmark, Coos Bay, Ore. 97420. Across the street from Walmart.

Columbia Pacific (ColPac) Maritime AT Southwestern Oregon Community College has a new building. To clarify, we are now located the east end of the Newmark Center parking lot. Stop by, say hi, and get a tour of our new building, anytime during business hours.

Boat Oregon
In person Boat Oregon class provided by our local USCG Auxiliary.

As a result of this new space ColPac is partnering with our local USCG Auxiliary to provide the Boat Oregon class. In short, this class is scheduled on May 21, 2022, from 8am to 5pm. In conclusion, contact George Tinker (503-267-6152) for more info or to register for this class.

Spring Classes

The following classes are scheduled for Spring 2022. Most important call 503-841-6066 to register for a class.

OUPV and Master 100-ton class start dates.

  • 25 April, 2022
  • 16 May, 2022
  • 6 June, 2022

Firstly, the OUPV class is 8-days, and the cost is $1,000.

Secondly, the Master 100-ton class is 10-days, and the cost is $1,200. To clarify, this class includes Master 25, 50, and 100-ton.

Apprentice Mate (steersman) of Towing start dates.

  • 25 April, 2022
  • 16 May, 2022
  • 6 June, 2022

The full Apprentice Mate class is 16-days, and $2,200. To clarify, it is a three-class sequence that includes. Firstly, the Master 100-ton. Secondly, Upgrade 100 to 200-ton. And thirdly, the Apprentice Mate (steersman) Upgrade. In short, mariners holding a 100 or 200-ton license may start with the appropriate upgrade class to save time and money.

Upgrade class start dates.

  • 7 April, 2022
  • 5 May, 2022
  • 26 May, 2022
  • 16 June, 2022

Firstly, the Upgrade class is 4-days, and the cost is $600. Secondly, these classes are intended to upgrade the authority or route of a license. For example, an upgrade of a route is Inland to Near Coastal. But the upgrade of authority is OUPV to Master. Or secondly, increasing the tonnage of the Master.

Another type of upgrade are add-on classes. To clarify, these classes add to the authority of an existing license. And most important, they are scheduled by appointment any day the school is open. For instance, these include:

  • Firstly, Commercial Assistance Towing ($100).
  • Secondly, Auxiliary Sail ($100).
  • Thirdly, Apprentice Mate (steersman) of Towing ($400).

Able Seaman class start dates.

  • 9 May, 2022
  • 20 June, 2022

Most important, this Able Seaman class is 5-days and $700. Additionally, it is for any AB rating.

Tankerman class start dates

  • 25 April, 2022

Firstly, this Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids class is 5-days and $700. Secondly, it will satisfy the exam requirements for Tankerman PIC (DL), or Tankerman Assistant (DL), or Tankerman Engineer (DL).

Radar and ARPA classes

Combined Radar Observer and ARPA class.
Our best deal is the Combined Radar Observer and ARPA class. One class, seven-days, $900.

While all of our class are a good deal. The Combined Radar Observer Unlimited and ARPA class is our best bang-for-the-buck.

That is to say, the Combined Radar and ARPA class meets both National and STCW standards for both Radar and ARPA training requirements for watch officers on Radar and ARPA equipped vessels.

Additionally, we may be able to provide special scheduling for radar and ARPA classes depending on instructor and space availability. Call 503-841-6066 for more info.

Radar, and Combined Radar and ARPA class start dates.
  • 18 April, 2022
  • 30 May, 2022
ARPA class start dates.
  • 21 April, 2022
  • 2 June, 2022

Refresher classes

We offer both license refresher and Radar renewal classes. Firstly, these are one-day classes. Secondly, they cost $200. Thirdly, they are available seven-days a week, by appointment, any day the school is open.

Lastly, Spring dates the school will be closed.

In conclusion of this “Spring 2022 Events and Stuff” post I am reminding all that, except for the dates listed below, the school is open 7-days a week during the months of April, May, and June.

  • April 13 thru 17, 2022 closed for Easter.
  • June 25 thru July 10, 2022 closed for 4th of July.
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