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Course Description

This is a six-hour in-person course.

This course is being offered at the following campuses:

  • Hawai'i Community College
  • Kaua'i Community College
  • Windward Community College
  • UH Maui College

Please make sure you are enrolling in the correct location.

Learn about the legal and regulatory requirements for persons who participate in the sport of tow-in surfing in Hawai‘i; risk management principles; local ocean safety principles and practices; rules and laws pertaining to protected species in ocean waters in Hawai‘i; boating skills as they apply to the sport of tow-in surfing; and the historical, cultural, and customary practices of Hawai‘i's ocean users. Effective September 2003, all recreational thrill craft (personal watercraft) operators participating in the sport of tow-in surfing in Hawaii must complete this approved ocean safety education course. We have courses that are held on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu.

REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE:
- You must provide PROOF OF SAFE BOATING and REC THRILL CRAFT course completion.
- A face mask must be worn in class.

Registration closes 2 working days prior to start of course.

Learner Outcomes

1. Display an understanding of Ocean Safety Principles and Practices developed and utilized by ocean safety professionals in the State of Hawai’i;
2. Identify Federal and State of Hawaii Administrative rules as they apply to boating, thrill craft operation, and tow-in surfing;
3. Show an understanding of the equipment design, function, basic operation and maintenance of the Personal Water Craft;
4. Apply historical, cultural, and customary ocean recreation practices relating to the near shore waters of the Hawaiian Islands;
5. Identify environmental and cultural issues as they relate to boating sports and tow-in surfing activities.
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Type
In-Person
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Dec 10, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Hawaii Island)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $135.00
Section Notes

This is a 6-hour in-person course at Hawai'i Community College.

YOU MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COMPLETION OF SAFE BOATING AND REC THRILL CRAFT WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS. If you attended Recreational Thrill Craft course at a UHCC please provide the date (month/year) that you completed the course.

Face masks must be worn in indoor classrooms.

Type
In-Person
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Dec 17, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
In-person (Maui)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $135.00
Section Notes

This is a 6-hour in-person course at UH Maui College.

YOU MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COMPLETION OF SAFE BOATING AND REC THRILL CRAFT WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS. If you attended Recreational Thrill Craft course at a UHCC please provide the date (month/year) that you completed the course.

LAST DAY TO REGISTER: DEC. 15

Type
In-Person
Days
M
Time
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Dec 19, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $135.00
Section Notes

This is a 6-hour in-person course at Windward CC.

Registration will close on: Sunday, Dec. 18 at 5:59pm or sooner if sold out.

YOU MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COMPLETION OF SAFE BOATING AND REC THRILL CRAFT WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS. If you attended Recreational Thrill Craft course at a UHCC please provide the date (month/year) that you completed the course.

Type
In-Person
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
Jan 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Kauai)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $135.00
Section Notes

This is a 6-hour in-person course at Kaua'i CC.

YOU MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COMPLETION OF SAFE BOATING AND REC THRILL CRAFT WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS. If you attended Recreational Thrill Craft course at a UHCC please provide the date (month/year) that you completed the course. Email your credentials to: ocet@hawaii.edu

You Must Check-In before entering campus and wear a face mask in the classroom. Please download and set-up the UH LumiSight app on your computer or mobile device. This app is used to verify your COVID vaccination or proof of negative test (72-hours prior to the date of your course).

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