Course Dates

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

More dates will be listed as they become available

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

April 26 through May 09

May 24 through June 06

June 21 through July 04

July 19 through August 01

August 16 through August 29

September 13 through September 26

October 11 through October 24

November 08 through November 21

December 06 through December 19

 

RFPNW

Start/End

April 26 through May 23

August 16 through September 12

October 11 through November 07

 

Able Seafarer Deck

Start/End

May 24 through June 20

September 13 through October 10

November 08 through December 05

***must be endorsed as RFPNW

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

April 8

April 28

June 3

July 8

August 18

September 29

October 27

December 15

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

June 14 through June 27

September 06 through September 19

 

ARPA

Start/End

June 28 through July 4

September 22 through September 26

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

July 12 through August 04

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

May 03 through May 09

May 17 through May 23

June 21 through June 27

July 26 through August 01

 

GMDSS

Start/End

May 24 through June 06

July 19 through August 01

September 27 through October 10

November 29 through December 12

 

ECDIS

Start/End

June 7 through June 13

July 12 through July 18

August 2 through August 8

August 23 through August 29

September 6 through September 12

October 6 through October 10

November 15 through November 21

November 29 through December 5

 

Engine Department

 

Basic Auxiliary Plant Operations (BAPO)

Start/End

May 24 through June 20

July 19 through August 15

September 13 through October 10

 

FOWT

Start/End

June 21 through July 18

August 16 through September 12

October 11 through November 07

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

May 17 through July 11

August 30 through October 24

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

June 21 through August 15

September 27 through November 21

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

May 03 through June 13

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

August 23 through September 19

 

Machinist

Start/End

May 17 through June 06

 

Pumpman

Start/End

June 07 through June 20

 

Welding

Start/End

May 03 through May 23

June 07 through June 27

July 12 through August 01

August 16 through September 05

September 20 through October 10

November 01 through November 21

November 29 through December 19

 

Designated Duty Engineer Prep (DDE)

Start/End

TBA

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

May 24 through June 20

June 21 through July 18

July 19 through August 15

August 16 through September 12

September 13 through October 10

October 11 through November 07

November 08 through December 05

December 06 through January 02

 

Chief Cook

These modules start every other week. First class of 2014 starts January 04.

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

June 07 through July 04

July 05 through August 01

August 02 through August 29

August 30 through September 26

September 27 through October 24

October 25 through November 21

November 22 through December 19

December 20 through January January 16

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

May 17 through June 27

August 09 through September 19

November 01 through December 12

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

May 10 through May 16

June 21 through June 27

August 02 through August 08

September 13 through September 19

October 25 through October 31

December 6 through December 12

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

May 31 through June 06

August 09 through August 15

September 13 through September 19

November 08 through November 14

 

Basic Firefighting/STCW

Start/End

May 10 through May 16

May 31 through June 06

July 05 through July 11

September 06 through September 12

October 25 through October 31

December 06 through December 12

 

Basic Training Refresher//VPDSD

Start/End

May 24 through May 30

July 12 through July 18

August 16 through August 22

October 11 through October 17

***must have taken full BST course***

 

Government Vessels

Start/End

June 21 through June 27

July 19 through July 25

August 23 through August 29

October 18 through October 24

November 29 through December 05

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

June 07 thourhg June 13

August 16 through August 22

September 20 through September 26

November 15 through November 21

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

September 13 through September 19

***must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL

Start/End

September 13 through September 26

***must have valid FF***

 

Vessel Security Officer

Start/End

July 12 through July 16

***if departing school on 17 July there is no transportation to the airport***

 

Small Arms

Start/End

TBA

***can't have any felony or domestic violence convictions***

***must be part of ships security team & be rated***

 

Academic Department Courses

 

General education and college courses are available as needed at the Paul Hall Center. In addition, basic vocational support program courses are offered throughout the year, two weeks prior to the beginning of a vocational course. The following opportunities are currently available: Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), a College Program and a Preparatory Course. When applying for preparatory courses, students should list the name of the course desired on upgrading application. An introduction to computers course, a self-study module, is also available.