Old 10-22-2019, 05:31 AM
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Originally Posted by t84a View Post
I believe the training and test are the same. The area you're licensed in is based on your hours.
Originally Posted by dzlnut View Post
that's what my understanding is as well, its the sea service that you have that allows you to upgrade to a near coastal credential not an additional test
Unless things have changed in the last 7 years this is correct, the Master or towing certifications required additional classes and testing but the OUPV level is based on the sea time.