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Posted: February 4, 2010

Slots available in Towing Officer Assessment Record Program at STAR Center

Slots are available in the STAR Center Towing Officer Assessment Record (TOAR) program beginning Feb. 22.

During the TOAR program, participants are assessed in 70 percent of the required tasks on the Oceans/Near Coastal Towing Officer Assessment Record, which includes some common elements of the inland and Great Lakes TOARs. This program is both for participants who have and do not have an STCW endorsement as an officer in charge of a navigational watch (OICNW), and includes assessments for tasks that are satisfied by STCW OICNW, according to National Maritime Center Policy Letter 04-03, 4/22/2003.

Eligible AMO members and applicants interested in attending should submit an application to STAR Center Student Services as soon as possible. Student Services can be reached by phone at (800) 942-3220 Ext. 201 or by . The course application form is available online.