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Date Type Location
June 4-6 Engine NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
September 10-12 Deck NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
October 22-24 Engine TBD
December  3-5 Deck TBD

Note: Date and location are subject to change based on the number of attendees.


The Examination Team develops the questions and illustrations for the examinations required for a national endorsement. The team supports the Regional Examination Centers (RECs) in the administration of the exams, reviews and issues determinations on Challenges, answers questions submitted by the public concerning the exam process, and are the authors of the “Nautical Queries” feature in CG Proceedings magazine.

Training & Assessment Division

Our goal is to ensure credentialed applicants have the necessary knowledge and quality training to safely operate under the authority of their credential in support of the safety of the Marine Transportation System both domestically and internationally.

If the examination code on your Approved to Test Letter is preceded by a Q, the examination module is based on current regulation. If the code is not preceded by a Q, the module is based on previous regulation. All Rules of the Road modules will be preceded by a Q.