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Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) TEL Prerequisite

Course code: USGS-SAF-MOCC-S1657-UDT
Course title: Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) TEL Prerequisite
Description: NOTE: This OLT/TEL prerequisite module is being served from an external server and it replaces the MOCC TEL Parts 1 and 2 that were on the DOI LEARN server.
This module is part of a blended learning course and is required before students can attend the hands-on Practicals course. This module replaces the lecture portion of the traditional MOCC. The OLT Prerequisite will take the student about 8 hours to complete. The course includes various video demonstrations, Flash (R) animations, assessments, and more. A fast Internet connection (T1) is highly recommended. The student must contact OED's TEL Team, (email: GS OED-TEL) to obtain an id and password to access this training from their server and to receive further instructions and course logistics.
Objectives:
The student will be introduced to: State, USGS, and DOI policies and regulations for boat operation, boat orientation, required and recommended equipment, boat maintenance, navigation rules, aids to navigation and marlinspike seamanship, boat trailering, emergency procedures, using fire suppression and VDSs, towing, anchoring and beaching, close quarters boat handling, recreational boating and other water activities, identifying aquatic nuisance species, and at speed maneuvering.
Targeted Audience:
DOI and USGS staff, students, partners, and volunteers who operate a motorboat for completing work assignments.
Delivery method: UDT
Instructional hours: 8
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS-OED
Contact:Tj Lane 303-445-4677
Requires Approval:Yes
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

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