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

  • May 02 through May 20, 2022

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

MSC Supply Configuration Management
Start/End

  • May 23 through June 03, 2022

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

MSC Ship Clip
Start/End

  • June 06 through June 17, 2022

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

Deck Department

Lifeboatman/Water Survival
Start/End

  • March 14 through March 25
  • April 11 through April 22
  • May 09 through May 20
  • June 06 through June 17
  • August 01 through August 12
  • August 29 through September 09
  • September 26 through October 07
  • October 24 through November 04
  • November 21 through December 02

RFPNW
Start/End

  • February 28 through March 18
  • April 25 through May 13
  • August 01 through August 19
  • September 26 through October 14

Able Seafarer – Deck
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 22
  • May 23 through June 10
  • June 27 through July 15
  • August 29 through September 16
  • October 17 through November 04
  • November 28 through December 16

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

Radar/ARPA
Start/End

  • October 10 through October 21

Fast Rescue Boat
Start/End

  • June 20 through June 24, 2022
  • August 22 through August 26

GMDSS
Start/End

  • TBA

Celestial Navigation
Start/End

  • TBA

Leadership and Managerial Skills
Start/End

  • TDA

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

Adv. Shiphandling
Start/End

  • August 22 through September 02, 2022

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

Adv. Meteorology
Start/End

  • September 12 through September 16, 2022

***Must have passed meteorology within past 5 yrs

Adv. Stability
Start/End

  • September 05 through September 09, 2022

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

AB to Mate Program

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

TBA

Engine Department

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

  • April 25 through May 20
  • July 25 through August 19
  • September 26 through October 21
  • November 14 through December 09

Fireman/Watertender, Oiler (FOWT)
Start/End

  • June 13 through July 08
  • August 29 through September 23
  • October 24 through November 18

Junior Engineer Program
Start/End

  • July 11 through September 02
  • September 19 through November 11

Marine Electrician
Start/End

  • May 16 through June 17, 2022
  • October 31 through December 02

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

Marine Refer Tech
Start/End

  • April 04 through May 13, 2022
  • September 19 through October 28

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

Adv. Refer Containers
Start/End

  • July 18 through July 29

Machinist
Start/End

  • March 14 through April 01, 2022

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

Pumpman
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 08, 2022

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

Welding
Start/End

  • April 25 through May 13
  • June 06 through June 24
  • July 11 through July 29
  • September 05 through September 23
  • October 31 through November 18

Engineroom Resource Mgmt
Start/End

  • TBA

***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

  • March 21 through April 22
  • April 25 through May 27
  • May 30 through July 01
  • July 11 through August 12
  • August 15 through September 16
  • September 19 through October 21
  • October 31 through December 02
  • December 05 through January 05, 2023

***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

  • April 18 through April 22
  • May 23 through May 27
  • July 04 through July 08
  • August 08 through August 12
  • September 12 through September 16
  • October 24 through October 28
  • November 28 through December 02

Advanced Galley Operations
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 29
  • June 20 through July 15
  • August 15 through September 09
  • October 10 through November 04

Chief Steward
Start/End

  • May 09 through June 03
  • July 18 through August 12
  • September 12 through October 07
  • November 14 through December 09

Safety/Open Upgrading Courses

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 08
  • September 19 through September 23

Medical Care Provider
Start/End

  • April 11 through April 15
  • September through September 30

Basic Training
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 08
  • June 06 through June 10
  • August 08 through August 12
  • October 03 through October 07

Basic Training Revalidation
Start/End

  • March 21 (Monday)
  • March 25
  • April 04 (Monday)
  • April 22
  • May 06
  • June 03
  • June 10
  • July 08
  • July 11
  • July 15
  • August 01
  • August 05
  • September 09
  • October 07
  • October 21
  • November 14
  • December 02

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

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation
Start/End

  • August 29 through September 02
  • December 12 through December 16

***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

  • March 14 through March 18
  • April 11 through April 15
  • April 25 through April 29
  • May 09 through May 13
  • June 13 through June 17
  • June 27 through July 01
  • July 18 through July 22
  • August 01 through August 05
  • August 15 through August 19
  • August 29 through September 02
  • September 19 through September 23
  • September 26 through September 30
  • October 17 through October 21
  • October 24 through October 28
  • November 07 through November 10
  • December 05 through December 09

Tank Ship – DL (PIC)
Start/End

  • March 14 through March 18, 2022
  • October 24 through October 28

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

Tanker Ship Familiarization – DL
Start/End

  • April 04 through April 08, 2022
  • May 02 through May 06
  • June 27 through July 01
  • October 24 through October 28

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

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

  • May 09 through May 13, 2022
  • May 23 through May 27
  • August 15 through August 19
  • October 31 through November 04

***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.