The course schedule is extremely fluid and can change at anytime due to state and county policies regarding Covid.  Please be understanding.  Course additions and cancellations are subject to change due to COVID-19 protocols.

Be sure to read the COVID-era Student Rules and Regulations/Standard Operating Procedures HERE

Access the Paul Hall Center Health Questionnaire/Acknowledgement Form HERE

**Note: If you develop symptoms or become sick after submitting your questionnaire, it is your responsibility to contact the school to inform them prior to traveling.  If you choose to travel while sick or showing symptoms you will be denied access to the school facilities, including transportation to the school.  Please remember this is for the safety of all.**

Storekeeper pre-requisites:

  1. Must have 125 days sailing in two previous calendar years
  2. Valid SHBP medical through start date of class
  3. Valid MSC physical
  4. Rated/upgraded and sailed at least once above entry rating
  5. Valid government vessels course within last 5 years or must take it prior to SK class
  6. Military time or equivalent as SK will be considered

Storekeeper application process:

  1. Submit upgrading application
  2. Must have TABE test with reading score of 8th grade or higher.  If no TABE score or below 8th grade must take UA reading test at local union hall and score 8th grade or higher
  3. Take SK aptitude test, to be given in union hall.  If scores below 50% can retake in 6 months, 51% to 60% must attend one week computer class course at SHLSS prior to SK, 61% or above is passing

MSC Storekeeper Basic
Start/End

  • TBD

***Must be taken in conjunction with MSC Supply Configuration Management and Ship Clip***

MSC Supply Configuration Management
Start/End

  • TBD

***Must be taken in conjunction with MSC Storekeeper Basic and Ship Clip***

MSC Ship Clip
Start/End

  • TBD

***Must be taken in conjunction with MSC SK Basic and SCM***

Deck Department

Lifeboatman/Water Survival
Start/End

  • February 13 through February 24
  • March 13 through March 24
  • April 10 through April 21
  • May 08 through May 19

RFPNW
Start/End

  • January 30 through February 17
  • March 20 through April 07
  • May 01 through May 19

Able Seafarer – Deck
Start/End

  • November 28 through December 16, 2022
  • January 09 through January 27
  • February 27 through March 17
  • April 10 through April 28
  • June o5 through June 23

***must hold Lifeboat and 360 days sea service after obtaining RFPNW***

Radar/ARPA
Start/End

  • TBD

Fast Rescue Boat
Start/End

  • July 17 to July 21

GMDSS
Start/End

  • TBD

Celestial Navigation
Start/End

  • TBD

Leadership and Managerial Skills
Start/End

  • June 19 through June 23

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

Adv. Shiphandling
Start/End

  • TBD

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

Adv. Meteorology
Start/End

  • TBD

***Must have passed meteorology within past 5 yrs

Adv. Stability
Start/End

  • TBD

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

AB to Mate Program

***NOTE:  This program is very likely to change dates or be reschedule for a later date due to industry needs.  Final decision will be made by mid-January****

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
  5. Must pass aptitude test

Start/End

TBD (please check back in April class might run June to end of year)

Engine Department

Ratings Forming Part of an Engineroom Watch (RFPEW)
Start/End

  • January 30 through February 24
  • May 15 through June 09

Fireman/Watertender, Oiler (FOWT)
Start/End

  • February 27 through March 24
  • April 03 through April 28

Junior Engineer Program
Start/End

  • January 09 through March 03
  • March 27 through May 19
  • June 05 through July 28

Marine Electrician
Start/End

  • April 24 through May 26

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

Marine Refer Tech
Start/End

  • March 13 through April 21

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

Adv. Refer Containers
Start/End

  • April 10 through April 21

Machinist
Start/End

  • March 13 through March 31

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

Pumpman
Start/End

  • April 03 through April 07

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

Welding
Start/End

  • January 23 through February 10
  • March 20 through April 07
  • May 08 through May 26

Engineroom Resource Mgmt
Start/End

  • June 12 through June 16

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

Steward Department Upgrading Courses

Certified Chief Cook (Must have SS Mgmt prior or stay one additional week to obtain at SHLSS)
Start/End

  • January 16 through February 17
  • February 20 through March 24
  • March 27 through April 28
  • May 01 through June 02
  • June 05 through July 07
  • July 10 through August 11

***NOTE:  Must have ServSafe Mgmt prior to attending CCC or must take it here at the school and pass before starting CCC.***

ServSafe Management
Start/End

  • January 09 through January 13
  • February 13 through February 17
  • March 20 through March 24
  • April 24 through April 28
  • May 29 through June 02
  • July 03 through July 07
  • August 07 through August 11

Advanced Galley Operations
Start/End

  • January 09 through February 03
  • March 13 through April 07
  • May 22 through June 16

Chief Steward
Start/End

  • February 06 through March 03
  • April 17 through May 12
  • June 26 through July 21

Safety/Open Upgrading Courses

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting
Start/End

  • June 05 through June 09

Medical Care Provider
Start/End

  • TBD

Basic Training
Start/End

  • January 23 through January 27
  • April 17 through April 21

Basic Training Revalidation
Start/End

  • January 09
  • January 13
  • January 23
  • January 27
  • February 13
  • February 24
  • March 20
  • March 24
  • April 07
  • April 17
  • April 21
  • May 01
  • May 05
  • May 22
  • June 02
  • June 19

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

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation
Start/End

  • January 30 through February 03
  • May 15 through May 19

***This course meets the USCG requirement for BT & Adv. FF revalidation every 5 years and the Proficient in the Use of Survival Craft (PSC) requirement for continued competency***

Government Vessels
Start/End

  • January 16 through January 20
  • February 06 through February 10
  • February 13 through February 17
  • March 13 through March 17
  • March 20 through March 24
  • April 10 through April 14
  • April 24 through April 28
  • May 08 through May 12
  • May 22 through May 26
  • June 05 through June 09

Tank Ship – DL (PIC)
Start/End

  • TBD

*Must have valid BT or FF***This is not a familiarization course*

Tanker Ship Familiarization – DL
Start/End

  • February 20 through February 24
  • May 22 through May 26

***must have valid BT or FF***

Tank Ship Familiarization-LG/Basic IGF Code Operations
Start/End

  • February 27 through March 03
  • May 15 through May 19

***must have valid BT or 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.