Course Dates

 

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

April 08 through April 21

May 06 through May 19

June 03 through June 16

July 01 through July 14

July 29 through August 11

August 26 through September 08

September 23 through October 06

October 21 through November 03

November 18 through December 01

December 16 through December 29

 

RFPNW

Start/End

March 25 through April 21

May 20 through June 16

July 15 through August 11

September 09 through October 06

November 04 through December 01

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer - Deck

Start/End

April 22 through May 19

June 17 through July 14

August 12 through September 08

October 07 through November 03

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Crane Familiarization

Start/End

April 08 through April 14

August 26 through September 01

October 21 through October 27

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

Contact Admissions

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

May 20 through June 02

September 16 through September 29

November 25 through Decmeber 08

 

ARPA

Start/End

June 03 thrugh June 09

September 30 through October 06

December 09 through December 15

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

July 15 through August 07

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

May 20 through May 26

June 24 through June 30

July 22 through July 28

August 19 through August 25

September 16 through September 22

 

GMDSS

Start/End

May 06 through May 19

September 02 through September 15

 

ECDIS

Start/End

April 08 through April 14

July 01 through July 07

August 26 through September 01

October 14 through October 20

 

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Start/End

June 10 through June 16

October 28 through November 03

***must be deck or engine officer of the management level

 

Adv. Shiphandling

Start/End

August 05 through August 18

***Must hold 3rd/2nd Mate N/C or higher

 

Adv. Meteorology

Start/End

August 26 through September 01

***Must have passed meteorlogy within past 5 yrs

 

Adv. Stability

Start/End

August 19 through August 25

***Must have 3rd/2nd Mate N/C or higher

 

AB to Mate Modules

***Module dates vary throughout the year once accepted will be advised of dates***

Pre-requisites:

1. Meet all Admissions requirements for SHLSS

2. 1080 days seatime in deck department with 180 days holding AB-limited or unlimited

3. Must have RFPNW and AS-D

4. Three character reference letters

5. Must pass aptitude test

 

Engine Department

 

Basic Auxiliary Plant Operations (BAPO)

Start/End

March 25 through April 21

May 20 through June 16

July 15 through August 11

September 09 through October 06

November 04 through December 01

 

FOWT

Start/End

April 22 through May 19

June 17 through July 14

August 12 through September 08

October 07 through November 03

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

May 06 through June 30

July 15 through September 08

October 07 through December 01

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

August 05 through September 29

***must take with MRT or hold refer eng endorsement on MMC

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

September 30 through November 10

***must take with ME or have electrician endorsed on MMC

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

July 22 through August 04

December 02 through December 15

 

Machinist

Start/End

September 09 through September 29

November 11 through December 01

***must take with Pumpman or have endorsement on MMC

 

Pumpman

Start/End

April 08 through April 21

September 30 through October 06

December 02 through December 08

***must take with Machinist or have endorsement on MMC

 

Welding

Start/End

April 01 through April 21

May 06 through May 26

June 10 through June 30

August 19 through September 08

September 30 through October 20

October 21 through November 10

November 25 through December 15

 

MEECE

Start/End

TBA

***must hold valid STCW OICEW or DDE on vessels of 750 HP or more; AND have begun sea service to qualify for 1AE or Ch.Engineer on vessels of 750 HP or more

 

Engineroom Resource Mgmt

Start/End

June 03 through June 09

***must hold a DDE license, 3AE license or higher

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Assessment Program (GAP)

Start/End

May 06 through June 02

May 27 through June 23

July 15 through August 11

August 26 through September 22

October 07 through November 03

November 04 through December 01

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

May 20 through June 16

July 15 through August 11

September 09 through October 06

November 04 through December

 

Chief Cook

Modules start every other week

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

June 19 through July 14

October 07 through November 03

November 18 through December 15

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

April 22 through June 02

July 15 through September 08

September 23 through November 17

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

June 03 through June 09

August 26 through September

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

April 29 through May 05

June 10 through June 16

August 19 through August 25

October 21 through October 27

November 25 through December 01

 

Basic Training w/16hr FF

Start/End

April 10 through April 14

Apirl 22 through April 28

May 06 through May12

May 27 through June 02

June 10 through June 16

June 17 through June 23

July 22 through July 28

July 29 through August 04

August 19 through August 25

August 26 through September 01

October 14 through October 20

November 25 through December 01

December 02 through December 08

 

Basic Training Revalidation

Start/End

May 26

June 02

July 14

August 04

September 01

September 08

September 22

October 06

October 13

November 10

***This course meets the USCG requirement for BT every 5 years***

 

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation

Start/End

June 24 through June 30

September 16 through September 22

***This course meets the USCG requirement for BT & Adv. FF revalidation every 5 years and the Proficient in the Use of Suvival Craft (PSC) requirement for continued competancy***

 

Government Vessels

Start/End

March 25 through March 31

April 29 through April 05

May 13 through Mary 19

May 20 through May 26

June 03 through June 09

June 24 through June 30

August 12 through August 18

September 02 through September 08

September 30 through October 06

December 09 through December 15

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

April 22 through April 28

June 17 through June 23

August 26 through September 01

October 28 through November 03

December 02 through December 08

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

April 15 through April 21

October 21 through October 27

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL/LG

Start/End

June 03 through June 16

August 05 through August 18

November 11 through November 24

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

June 17 through June 23

July 15 through July 21

September 09 through September 15

December 02 through December 08

***must have valid FF***

 

Academic Department Courses

 

General education and college courses are available as needed at the Paul Hall Center. A basic vocational support program is offered throughout the year while attending a course. The following additional opportunities are currently available: Adult Basic Education (ABE), the SHLSS College Program, and Vocational Course Preparation, up to two weeks prior to the beginning of a vocational course.  When applying for Course Preparation, students should list the name of the vocational course he or she will be attending on their application. There is also an Introduction to Computers course comprised of self-paced modules for learning Microsoft Office applications.