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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Seamanship and Dive Tender Awareness


35 Hours (one week).

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY, or approved work sites.

October 2016 – May 2023.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will Identify and define various ship husbandry and terms, recognize nautical terms and expressions surrounding navigation, understand an emergency action plan and its site specifics for safety, identify and demonstrate the use of nautical equipment, comprehend the appropriate methods of securing a maritime vessel, understand usual procedures of offloading and loading equipment and personnel, comprehend the movement and positioning of vessels, recognize marine safety related to dive operations, understand basic physics and partial pressures related to commercial diving, and prepare the apprentice for requisites set forth by the New York State Department of Labor.  


This course introduces apprentices to the fundamental aspects of maritime and commercial diving. Written and practical exams are administered, while learnings are facilitated through various modalities of lecture, such as PowerPoint presentations, video, and classroom demonstrations. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hours as a technical elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (10/20).