Able Seaman

On-Site Courses

Able Seaman

U.S. Coast Guard (Domestic)

This is an 80 hour course which covers the theory, practical assessments and examinations required for an endorsement as an Able Seaman.

Topics Include:
Seamanship, Firefighting, Safety, Ship Construction, Pollution, Watchstanding and Cargo Handling.


  • Lifeboatman (required if wanting AB Special and above)
  • Basic Safety Training
  • Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW)

For information regarding course dates, please contact our Registration Office.

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Able Seaman (NOREMI-1) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the written examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the Deck General and Navigation General, Deck Safety and Rules of the Road; AND the Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c); AND the written Survival Craft examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.409 for any endorsement as Able Seaman restricted to vessels without lifeboats.

PRICE: $950.00 USD

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