This ColPac eNews June 2021 is about maritime jobs and how to qualify for them. ColPac eNews June 2021: How to get a captain license The OUPV and Master are… Continue reading ColPac eNews June 2021
Now that I have your attention here is a list of the courses offered by ColPac for the remaining 2021 spring schedule.
In conclusion the OS is an entry level apprentice rating. While the AB is a journeyman rating. In contrast, holding a Master or Mate does not qualify you as an AB. Your MMC must say AB to work as a deckhand on seagoing vessels 100 GRT and greater. The biggest mistake that a mariner can make is NOT getting an AB. The result being that too many career opportunities are missed without it.