The New Hawsepipe
Prepare for Coast Guard Exams with Confidence! The New Hawsepipe by Leonard W. Lambert takes the mystery out of all Coast Guard and STCW 95 requirements, so that you can succeed! Striving to climb through the ranks to Merchant Marine? Let The New Hawespipe be your travel mate. This companion reference guide will take you step-by-step from classes to exams to sea time, teaching you how to build positive relationships with Coast Guard personnel, and serving as your closest ally while you build your maritime career. The handbook includes: • IMO policy changes, STCW 95 • Setting realistic goals for completing requirements • Gaining the right sea time for the right license • Planning, from applications to licensing • Class descriptions and expectations • Finding endorsements and expiration dates, and using them to increase job marketability • Comprehensive list of Coast Guard-approved training facilities, financial aid resources, and how to transfer from the military to the Merchant Marines • Preparation for all Coast Guard exams, including offsite and Category I classes • Centralizing of the Coast Guard, monitoring policy changes 2007. 200 pp. Illustrations. Appendix. Index. Bibliography. 5.5x8.5. Paper.