Course Dates

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

More dates will be listed as they become available

 

GAP Closing Courses

 

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Start/End

February 06 through February 12

March 12 through March 18

May 07 through May 13

June 25 through July 01

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

 

MEECE

Start/End

February 27 through March 04

March 19 through March 25

March 26 through April 01

May 21 through May 27

June 11 through June 17

June 25 through July 01

***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

February 20 through February 26

April 30 through May 06

May 14 through May 20

June 04 through June 10

June 18 through June 24

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

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

January 16 through January 29

February 13 through February 26

March 12 through March 25

April 09 through April 22

May 07 through May 20

June 04 through June 17

 

RFPNW

Start/End

TBA

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer Deck

Start/End

February 20 through March 18

April 30 through May 27

June 18 through July 15

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

TBA

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

January 23 through February 05

June 04 through June 17

 

ARPA

Start/End

February 06 through February 12

June 18 through June 24

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

July 16 through August 08

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

May 28 through June 03

 

GMDSS

Start/End

February 27 through March 11

May 21 through June 03

 

ECDIS

Start/End

January 09 through January 15

April 02 through April 08

June 04 through June 10

 

Adv. Shiphandling

Start/End

May 28 through June 03

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

 

Adv. Meteorology

Start/End

June 11 through June 17

***Must have passed meteorlogy within past 5 yrs

 

Adv. Stability

Start/End

May 14 through May 27

***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 30 through February 26

March 26 through April 22

May 21 through June 17

 

FOWT

Start/End

January 02 through January 29

February 27 through March 25

June 18 through July 15

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

April 23 through June 17

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

February 06 through April 01

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

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

April 02 through May 13

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

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

May 28 through June 24

 

Machinist

Start/End

TBA

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

 

Pumpman

Start/End

TBA

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

 

Welding

Start/End

March 05 through March 25

March 26 through April 15

April 30 through May 20

June 11 through July 01

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

February 27 through March 25

March 26 through April 22

May 21 through June 17

July 16 through August 12

 

Chief Cook

These modules start every other week. First class of 2016 starts 02 January

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

February 13 through March 11

April 23 through May 20

June 18 through July 15

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

January 16 through February 26

February 29 through April 08

May 21 through July 01

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

March 12 through April 04

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

March 12 through March 18

June 04 through June 10

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

February 13 through February 19

March 14 through March 18

April 09 through April 15

May 07 through May 13

June 04 through June 10

 

Basic Training w/16hr FF

Start/End

January 23 through January 29

February 08 through February 12

March 12 through March 18

March 19 through March 25

April 16 through April 22

May 07 through May 13

May 14 through May 20

June 11 through June 17

 

Government Vessels

Start/End

January 30 through February 05

March 12 through March 18

April 02 through April 08

April 16 through April 22

May 21 through May 27

June 18 through June 24

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

February 20 through February 26

March 19 through March 25

April 16 through April 22

May 14 through May 20

June 11 through June 17

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

June 18 through June 24

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL/LG

Start/End

January 30 through February 12

May 21 through June 03

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

 

February 13 through February 19

March 26 through April 01

***must have valid FF***

 

Basic Low Flash Point Fuel Ops

Start/End

March 19 through March 25

April 30 through Marcy 06

***must have valid FF***

 

Vessel Security Officer

Start/End

TBA

 

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. 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.