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Boat Operator Certification - On The Water Training Committee

This site is provided as a means of communications with the USPS National Boat Operator Certification - On The Water Training Committee (BOC-OTWTrCom). We welcome your questions and comments on all aspects of boat operator certification and on-the-water training activities.

R/C Scott D. McDonald, SN
Stf/C Bob Holub, SN
Stf/C Travis Smith, SN

Committee Responsibilities

The BOC-OTWTrCom is responsible for the Boat Operator Certification (BOC) program as well as developing new material for our on-the-water training activities. Related developments funded by grants from external organizations such as the United States Coast Guard also are the responsibility of the BOC-OTWTrCom. The BOC-OTWTrCom also directs and supervises the BOC certifiers, so the Regional BOC Certifiers report to it. The BOC-OTWTrCom recommends externally recognizable levels of proficiency and maps USPS courses into these levels, recommends additional supplemental programs to fill voids, and proposes a formal certification program for internal approval.

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Boat Operator Certification Program

Details about the Boat Operator Certification Program are on the BOC web page.

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Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments about any aspects of boat operator certification or on-the-water training activities, please contact the National Boat Operator Certification - On The Water Training Committee chairman by e-mail, phone or postal service mail.  Please be sure to keep your SEO and/or DEO advised of any correspondence you may have with the National committee. Addresses for the National BOC-OTWTrCom chairman are listed in The ENSIGN and on the Committee Chairpersons page.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, submit a resume on-line at the Committee on Nominations web site.

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