National Master/Mate 200 (500 GT ITC) Ton Inland & Near Coastal: 28 Hour 3.5 Day: GLFCMA - 527 $599.00
Requirements for National Master 200 GRT/500 GT ITC:
Near Coastal – One year (360 days) of service must have been as a master, mate, or equivalent supervisory position while holding a license as a master, or as a mate.
Inland/Great Lakes – Six (6) months (180 days) of service must have been as a master, mate, or equivalent supervisory position while holding a license as a master, or as a mate.
Physical Exam (if more than 3 years since last application )and Drug Test.
Current Requirements for Mate 200GRT
12 months (360 8-hr days or 240 12-hr days) total service in the deck department on vessels operating on ocean or near coastal waters Service on Great Lakes or Inland waters may substitute for up to 6 months (180 8-hr days or 120 12-hr days) of the required service or; three (3) months of service in the deck department on vessels operating on ocean, near coastal, Great Lakes, or Inland waters while holding a license as master of inland steam or motor, sail or auxiliary sail vessels of not more than 200 gross tons.
Tonnage limitations and qualifying requirements for licenses as master or mate of vessels of not more than 200 gross tons
All licenses issued for master or mate of vessels of not more than 200 gross tons are issued in 50 gross ton increments based on the applicant’s qualifying experience.
The license is limited to the maximum tonnage on which at least 25 percent of the required experience was obtained, or 150 percent of the maximum tonnage on which at least 50 percent of the service was obtained, whichever is higher. Limitations are in multiples of 50 gross tons using the next higher figure when an intermediate tonnage is calculated.
If 180 days is over 100 GRT will get 150 GRT
If 360 days is over 67 GRT will get 150 GRT
If 180 days is over 150 GRT will get 200 GRT
If 360 days is over 100 GRT will get 200 GRT
USCG Approval Citation:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (GLFCMA-526) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner endorsement from Master not more than 100 gross registered tons (or self propelled vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters to Master or Mate of self propelled vessels of less than 200 gross tons Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters. The course completion certificate issued upon successful completions of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement (s) and may not be used for future application transactions.