Course Dates

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

More dates will be listed as they become available

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

November 19 through December 02

January 14 through January 27

February 11 through February 24

March 11 through March 24

April 08 through April 21

May 06 through May 19

June 03 through June 16

 

RFPNW

Start/End

January 07 through February 03

March 25 through April 21

May 21 through June 16

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer - Deck

Start/End

February 04 through March03

April 22 through May 19

June 17 through July 14

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Crane Familiarization

Start/End

April 08 through April 14

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

TBA

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

November 19 through December 02

January 07 through January 20

February 11 through February 24

May 20 through June 02

 

ARPA

Start/End

December 03 through December 09

January 21 through January 27

February 25 through March 03

June 03 thrugh June 09

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

May 20 through May 26

 

GMDSS

Start/End

January 28 through February 10

May 06 through May 19

September 02 through September 15

 

ECDIS

Start/End

December 03 through December 09

January 07 through January 13

April 08 through April 14

 

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Start/End

November 26 through December 02

February 25 through March 03

June 10 through June 16

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

 

Adv. Shiphandling

Start/End

TBA

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

 

Adv. Meteorology

Start/End

TBA

***Must have passed meteorlogy within past 5 yrs

 

Adv. Stability

Start/End

TBA

***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 within past 2 years from masters

5. Must pass aptitude test

 

Engine Department

 

Basic Auxiliary Plant Operations (BAPO)

Start/End

January 07 through February 03

March 25 through April 21

May 21 through June 16

 

FOWT

Start/End

February 25 through March 24

April 22 through May 19

June 17 through July 14

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

January 07 through March 03

May 06 through June 30

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

January 21 through March 17

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

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

March 18 through April 28

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

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

January 14 through February 10

 

Machinist

Start/End

March 18 through April 07

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

 

Pumpman

Start/End

April 08 through April 21

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

 

Welding

Start/End

November 26 through December 16

February 25 through March 17

April 01 through April 21

May 06 through May 26

June 10 through June 30

 

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

November 26 through December 02

December 03 through December 09

December 10 through December 16

February 18 through February 24

June 03 through June 09

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

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Assessment Program (GAP)

January 14 through February 24

March 18 through April 28

May 27 through July 07

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

January 07 through February 03

March 25 through April 21

May 20 through June 16

 

Chief Cook

Modules start every other week. First class of 2017 starts 02 January (will arrive 31 December 2016)

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

December 03 through December 30

December 31 through January 27

March 25 through April 21

June 19 through July 14

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

February 11 through March 24

April 22 through June 02

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

November 19 through November 25

February 11 through February 17

May 06 through May 12

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

November 26 through December 02

January 14 through January 20

March 04 through March 10

April 29 through May 05

June 10 through June 16

 

Basic Training w/16hr FF

Start/End

November 26 through December 02

December 10 through December 16

January 07 through January 13

January 14 through January 20

January 28 through February 03

March 11 through March 17

March 18 through March 24

April 10 through April 14

Apirl 22 through April 28

May 06 through May12

May 27 through June 02

June 10 through June 16

 

Basic Training Revalidation

Start/End

December 09

February 17

February 24

March 10

June 02

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

 

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation

Start/End

December 10 through December 16

March 11 through March 17

June 24 through June 30

***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

December 03 through December 09

Janaury 07 througoh January 13

January 21 through January 27

February 18 through February 24

February 25 through March 03

March 25 through March 31

May 13 through Mary 19

May 20 through May 26

June 03 through June 09

June 24 through June 20

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

December 03 through December 09

January 21 through January 27

March 11 through March 17

April 22 through April 28

June 17 through June 23

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

April 15 through April 21

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL/LG

Start/End

November 19 through December 02

January 14 through January 27

March 18 through March 31

June 03 through June 16

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

December 03 through December 09

February 25 through March 03

June 17through June 23

***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.