The U.S. Coast Guard is completing modernizing its outdated national distress communications system. The new system is called Rescue 21. Operational rescue is expensive and potentially life threatening. An EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) is a critical piece of last-resort lifesaving gear for on your boat when you are out of range of a VHF-Marine radio, mobile phone or other means of two-way communication. This USPS seminar provides basic background and equipment information. Course materials if applicable will be mailed by USPS Headquarters (course can be completed prior to receipt of materials). While USPS Membership is not required to take this course, members receive a discounted tuition rate. If you wish to join, you may call 1-888-367-8777, ext. 229.
NOTICE: Access to this course is not immediate and usually takes 24-48 hours, excluding weekends and holidays, for students to receive login information for their Continuing Education courses. For additional information regarding Continuing Education courses hosted on Canvas, please visit this website: https://confluence.uwf.edu/display/public/Accessing+eLearning.
Once an account has been created for you through Canvas, you will receive an email with your account information and directions on how to log into your course. Please login using CONTINUING EDUCATION through the following link to access your Continuing Education course: http://elearning.uwf.edu/.
If you need further assistance accessing your course, please contact the UWF ITS Help Desk at 850-474-2075 or the Continuing Education Student Support Center at 850-473-7468.