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

September 10 through September 16

September 17 through September 23

October 01 through October 07

October 22 through October 28

November 26 through December 02

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

 

MEECE

Start/End

September 24 through September 30

October 01 through October 07

October 15 through October 21

***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

September 17 through September 23

October 01 through October 07

October 08 through October 14

October 15 through October 21

October 29 through November 04

November 26 through December 02

December 03 through December 09

December 10 through December 16

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

 

Deck Department

 

Crane Familiarization

Start/End

August 13 through August 19

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

July 30 through August 12

August 27 through September 09

September 24 through October 07

October 22 through November 04

November 19 through December 02

 

RFPNW

Start/End

July 16 through August 12

September 10 through October 07

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer Deck

Start/End

August 13 through September 09

October 08 through November 04

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

TBA

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

November 19 through December 02

 

ARPA

Start/End

December 03 through December 09

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

July 16 through August 08

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

August 13 through August 19

August 27 through September 02

 

GMDSS

Start/End

November 05 through November 18

 

ECDIS

Start/End

September 24 through September 30

December 03 through December 09

 

Adv. Shiphandling

Start/End

TBA

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

 

Adv. Meteorology

Start/End

August 13 through September 09

***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

September 10 through October 07

 

FOWT

Start/End

August 13 through September 09

October 08 through November 04

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

July 30 through September 23

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

September 10 through November 04

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

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

November 05 through December 16

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

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

TBA

 

Machinist

Start/End

November 12 through December 02

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

 

Pumpman

Start/End

July 23 through August 05

December 03 through December 16

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

 

Welding

Start/End

August 20 through September 09

September 24 through October 14

October 22 through November 11

November 26 through December 16

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

October 08 through November 04

 

Chief Cook

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

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

June 18 through July 15

August 13 through September 09

October 08 through November 04

December 03 through December 30

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

July 02 through August 12

September 24 through November 04

November 05 through December 16

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

August 27 through September 02

November 19 through November 25

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

July 30 through August 05

August 27 through September 02

September 24 through September 30

October 22 through October 28

November 26 through December 02

 

Basic Training w/16hr FF

Start/End

July 23 through July 29

August 20 through August 26

August 27 through September 02

September 17 through September 23

October 15 through October 21

November 12 through November 18

November 26 through December 02

December 10 through December 16

 

Basic Training Revalidation

Start/End

July 29

September 23

October 21

December 09

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

 

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation

Start/End

August 06 through August 12

September 10 through September 16

October 01 through October 07

November 12 through November 18

December 10 through December 16

***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

August 20 through August 26

September 17 through September 23

October 08 through October 14

October 22 through October 28

November 12 through November 18

December 03 through December 09

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

August 06 through August 12

September 03 through September 09

October 01 through October 07

October 29 through November 04

December 03 through December 09

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

August 27 through September 02

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL/LG

Start/End

July 30 through August 12

November 19 through December 02

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

September 03 through September 09

September 24 through September 30

October 22 through October 28

December 03 through December 09

***must have valid FF***

 

Basic Low Flash Point Fuel Ops

Start/End

TBA

***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.