Upcoming Training Classes2022-03-14T14:44:23-05:00






Crew Trainings offered at SEA: 2021 – 2022

SEA is accepting registrations for training classes, open to Mariners, Aspiring Mariners and Outdoor Educators interested in advancing their skills. These USCG approved courses are being offered to SEA Faculty, Staff and Crew as well as other interested Mariners and Outdoor Educators.

If you are interested in pre-registering or have any questions about these course offerings, please contact us.

SEA offers a 10% discount on course tuition to:

  • Crewmembers of Tall Ships America member vessels
  • Tall Ships America members
  • U.S. Sailing Association members
  • SEA Alumni

Current SEA Faculty, Staff and Crew may inquire about tuition assistance for these trainings.

Registration and Logistics:

  • The classes are held on the SEA campus in Woods Hole, MA.
  • Housing is available in dormitory style cottages on campus for a maintenance fee of $25 per course.
  • Food provided: Lunch, a light breakfast, morning and afternoon snack are provided on days class is held on the SEA campus (firefighting excluded). Dinner is not provided.
  • Proof of full vaccination for Covid-19 is required to attend these trainings.
registration and inquires

Wilderness First Responder- Recertification Course (WFR- Recert)

Course Dates: TBD

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) / USCG Medical Care Provider

Course Dates: TBD

Basic Training (BT)- previously known as Basic Safety Training (BST)

Course Dates: TBD

Bridge Resource Management (BRM- 1600 tons):

BRM provides training to mariners seeking an STCW endorsement at a management and operational (Master/Mate) level.

Class Dates:  2022



Leadership and Managerial Skills (LMS):

LMS course covers the principles of the leadership and management in a shipboard environment.  The goal of SEA’s LMS course is to meet the requirements of 46 CFR 11.3. Through lectures, discussions of case studies, and hypothetical situation exercises, the learning objective for this course is to provide watch officers with a practical understanding leadership and teamwork as applied to resource management, task and workload management, and decision-making techniques — as per the guidance outlined in Section A-II/2 and A-III/2 of the STCW code.

Class Dates: 2022



Celestial Navigation/ Ocean Navigation (500 – 1600 tons Oceans):

This is an 80-hour (10 days x 8 hours/day) course designed to satisfy the USCG oceans naviation professional examination requirements for increasing the scope of an endorsement from Near Coastal to Oceans for Mate or Master of self-propelled vessels less that 500 or 1600 Gross Registered Tons (GRT).

An applicant of USCG credentials who has successfully completed this Celestial Naviation (<500/1600 tons) (PRANAV-107) course within 1-year of making their application will satisfy the oceans navigation professional examination for increasing the scope of an endorsement as Mate or Master of self propelled vessels of less than 500 or 1600 GRT, from near coastal to oceans.  Applicants may be credited for completion of assessments 1.1A, 1.1B, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.1E and 1.1F from NVIC 12-14, provided they submit assessement sheets signed by either the instructor approved for this course or by authorized USCF personnel.

Pre-requisites: Coastal Naviation Experience or Coastal Navigation Training.

Class Dates: 2022


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