Course Dates

Paul Hall Center Upgrading Course Schedules

 

More dates will be listed as they become available

 

Deck Department

 

Lifeboatman/Water Survival

Start/End

August 15 through August 28

September 12 through September 25

October 10 through October 23

November 07 through November 20

December 05 through December 18

 

RFPNW

Start/End

September 12 through October 09

***must have Lifeboat

 

Able Seafarer Deck

Start/End

August 15 through September 11

October 11 through November 06

***must be endorsed as RFPNW and Lifeboat

 

Radar Renewal (One day)

Start/End

TBA

 

Radar Observer

Start/End

November 28 through December 11

 

ARPA

Start/End

December 12 through December 18

 

Bosun Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Fast Rescue Boat

Start/End

August 15 through August 21

 

GMDSS

Start/End

October 24 through November 06

 

ECDIS

Start/End

August 29 through September 04

November 14 through November 20

 

Adv. Shiphandling

06 June through 19 June

 

Adv. Meteorology

20 June through 26 June

 

Adv. Stability

27 June though 03 July

 

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 12 through October 09

 

FOWT

Start/End

August 15 through September 11

October 10 through November 06

 

Junior Engineer

Start/End

August 24 through October 16

 

Marine Electrician

Start/End

TBA

 

Marine Refer Tech

Start/End

TBA

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

 

Adv. Refer Containers

Start/End

TBA

 

Machinist

Start/End

September 26 through October 16

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

 

Pumpman

Start/End

October 17 through October 30

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

 

Welding

Start/End

September 19 through October 09

October 24 through November 13

 

Designated Duty Engineer/3AEN Prep

Pre-requisites:

1. Must have started sailing prior to 24 March 2014 and must test prior to 31 December 2016

2. 1080 days seatime in engine department with 720 days as QMED or equivalent position

3. Meet all Admissions requirements for SHLSS

4. Must take all six courses and cannot be broken up (Lifeboat, ERM, BT, Adv. FF, MCP, Test Prep)

Start/End

October 10 through December 04

 

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

 

Galley Operations

Start/End

August 15 through September 11

September 12 through October 09

October 10 through November 06

November 07 through December 04

December 05 through January 01, 2016

 

Chief Cook

These modules start every other week. First class of 2015 starts January 03..

 

Advanced Galley Operations

Start/End

August 01 through August 28

August 29 through September 25

September 26 through October 23

October 24 through November 20

November 21 through December 18

 

Chief Steward

Start/End

September 12 through October 23

December 05 through January 15, 2016

 

Steward Recertification

Start/End

TBA

 

Serve Safe

Start/End

July 04 through July 10

September 26 through October 02

 

Safety Upgrading Courses

 

Advanced Firefighting

Start/End

August 22 through August 28

November 07 through November 13

 

Basic Training w/16hr FF

Start/End

September 05 through September 11

September 26 through October 02

October 19 through October 23

October 31 through November 06

November 16 through November 20

December 05 through December 11

 

Government Vessels

Start/End

September 12 through September 18

October 24 through October 30

November 28 through December 04

 

Medical Care Provider

Start/End

August 29 through September 04

November 14 through November 20

 

Tank Barge - DL

Start/End

October 03 through October 09

*** must have valid FF***

Tanker Ship Familiarization - DL/LG

Start/End

September 12 through September 25

***must have valid FF***

 

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG

Start/End

October 03 through October 09

December 12 through December 18

***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.