Course Dates

 

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

Storekeeper pre-requisites:

1. Must have 125 days sailing in two previous calendar years

2. Valid SHBP medical through start date of class

3. Valid MSC physical

4. Rated/upgraded and sailed at least once above entry rating

5. Valid government vessels course within last 5 years or must take it prior to SK class

6. Miliatry time or equivalent as SK will be considered

 

Storekeeper application process:

1.  Submit upgrading application

2.  Must have TABE test with reading score of 8th grade or higher.  If no TABE score or below 8th grade must take UA reading test at local union hall and score 8th grade or higher

3.  Take SK aptitude test, to be given in union hall.  If scores below 50% can retake in 6 months, 51% to 60% must attend one week computer class course at SHLSS prior to SK, 61% or above is passing

 

MSC Storekeeper Basic

Start/End

July 21 through August 10

September 29 through October 19

***Must be taken in conjunction with MSC Supply Configuration Management***

 

MSC Supply Configuration Management

Start/End

August 11 through September 07

October 20 through November 16

***Must be taken in conjunction with MSC Storekeeper Basic***

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

May 05 through May 18

June 02 through June 15

June 30 through July 13

July 28 through August 10

August 25 through September 07

September 22 through October 05

October 20 through November 02

November 17 through November 30

December 15 through December 28

 

RFPNW

Start/End

June 02 through June 29

July 28 through August 24

September 22 through October 19

November 17 through December 14

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer - Deck

Start/End

May 05 through June 01

August 25 through September 21

October 20 through November 16

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Crane Familiarization

Start/End

July 14 through July 20

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

Contact Admissions

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

April 28 through May 11

June 16 through June 29

October 06 through October 19

 

ARPA

Start/End

May 12 through May 18

June 30 through July 06

October 20 through October 26

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

July 21 through August 06

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

June 16 through June 22

July 07 through July 13

August 11 through August 17

September 08 through September 14

 

GMDSS

Start/End

June 02 through June 15

September 22 through October 05

 

ECDIS

Start/End

October 20 through October 26

 

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Start/End

October 13 through October 19

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

 

Adv. Shiphandling

Start/End

TBD

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

 

Adv. Meteorology

Start/End

TBD

***Must have passed meteorlogy within past 5 yrs

 

Adv. Stability

Start/End

TBD

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

 

100 Ton Master

Start/End

October 13 through November 02

***720 days of sea service in deck department on Ocean, Near Coastal or Great Lakes waters.  Tonnage calculations:  100 GRT - 180 days (25%) of service on vessels of 51 GRT or above OR 360 days of service on vessels of 34 GRT or above.  50 GRT - 180 days (25%) of service on vessels of 26 GRT or above.***

 

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

June 02 through June 29

July 28 through August 24

September 22 through October 19

November 17 through December 14

 

FOWT

Start/End

May 05 through June 01

August 25 through September 21

October 20 through November 16

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

June 09 through August 03

August 11 through October 05

October 27 through December 21

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

August 11 through October 05

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

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

October 06 through November 16

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

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

June 02 through June 15

December 01 through December 14

 

Machinist

Start/End

April 28 through May 18

June 16 through July 06

September 01 through September 21

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

 

Pumpman

Start/End

May 19 through May 25

July 07 through July 13

September 22 through September 28

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

 

Welding

Start/End

May 05 through May 25

June 09 through June 29

August 18 through September 07

September 22 through October 12

October 27 through November 16

 

MEECE

Start/End

July 21 through August 03

***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

October 06 through October 12

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

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

April 21 through May 18

July 14 through August 10

 

Chief Cook

Modules start every other week

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

June 09 through July 06

August 25 through September 21

November 10 through December 07

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

April 21 through June 08

July 07 through August 24

September 22 through November 09

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

April 14 through May 07

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

July 28 through August 03

September 22 through September 28

 

Orientation/Assessment Chief Cook 2.0

Start/End

May 12 through May 18

June 02 through June 08

June 23 through June 29

July 21 through July 27

August 11 through August 17

September 29 through October 05

October 27 through November 02

December 01 through December 07

***must hold SHLSS Certified Chief Cook certificate

 

Orientation/Assessment Chief Steward 2.0

Start/End

May 19 through May 25

June 09 through June 15

June 16 through June 22

July 07 through July 13

July 14 through July 20

July 28 through August 03

August 18 through August 24

August 25 through August 31

September 15 through 21

September 22 through September 28

October 13 through October 19

October 20 through October 26

November 03 through November 09

November 24 through November 30

December 08 through December 14

***must hold SHLSS Chief Steward certificate

 

Safety/Open Upgrading Courses

 

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

May 26 through June 01

July 07 through July 13

September 15 through September 21

 

Basic Training/Basic FF

Start/End

May 19 through May 25

June 16 through June 22

July 14 through July 20

July 28 through August 03

August 18 through August 24

September 22 through September 28

October 06 through October 12

November 03 through November 09

 

Basic Training Revalidation

Start/End

May 04

May 11

May 18

June 08

July 13

July 27

August 10

September 28

November 09

November 30

December 07

December 14

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

 

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation

Start/End

June 09 through June 15

August 18 through August 24

October 13 through October 19

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

 

Government Vessels

Start/End

April 28 through May 04

May 12 through May 18

May 26 through June 01

June 23 through June 29

July 21 through July 27

July 29 through August 03

August 11 through August 17

September 08 through September 14

September 28 through October 05

October 27 through November 02

November 10 through November 16

December 01 through December 07

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

May 19 through May 25

July 14 through July 20

September 08 through September 14

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

August 25 through August 31

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL

Start/End

June 09 through June 15

August 25 through August 31

October 13 through October 19

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

June 02 through June 08

August 04 through August 10

August 18 through August 24

October 20 through October 26

December 08 through December 14

***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.