The 2021/2022 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

  • October 25 through November 05
  • November 22 through December 03
  • January 17 through January 28, 2022
  • February 14 through February 25
  • March 14 through March 25
  • April 11 through April 22
  • May 09 through May 20
  • June 06 through June 17

RFPNW
Start/End

  • November 15 through December 03
  • January 24 through February 11, 2022
  • February 28 through March 18
  • April 25 through May 13
  • June 13 through July 01

Able Seafarer – Deck
Start/End

  • November 15 through December 03
  • February 14 through March 04, 2022
  • April 04 through April 22
  • May 23 through June 10

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

Radar/ARPA
Start/End

  • TBA

Fast Rescue Boat
Start/End

  • June 20 through June 24, 2022

GMDSS
Start/End

  • TBA

Celestial Navigation
Start/End

  • November 15 through December 10
  • August 22 through September 16, 2022

Leadership and Managerial Skills
Start/End

  • December 13 through December 17
  • August 08 through August 12, 2022

***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

Combined Basic/Adv. FF  April 04 through April 08, 2022

Medical Care Provider  April 11 through April 15, 2022

GMDSS  April 18 through April 29, 2022

Radar/ARPA  May 02 through May 13, 2022

Cargo Handling  May 16 through May 20, 2022

Ship Construction & Stability  May 23 through May 27, 2022

VSO  May 30 through June 01, 2022

Leadership & Teamworking  June 02 through June 03, 2022

Electronic Navigation  June 06 through June 10, 2022

Magnetic & Gyro Compass  June 13 through June 17, 2022

Terrestrial & Coastal Nav  June 20 through July 08, 2022

Meteorology  July 11 through July 15, 2022

ECDIS  July 18 through July 22, 2022

Basic Shlding & Steering Controls  July 25 through July 29, 2022

Search & Rescue  August 01 through August 02, 2022

Adv. Search & Rescue  August 03 through August 05, 2022

Watchkeeping  August 08 through August 19, 2022

Celestial Navigation  August 22 through September 16, 2022

Engine Department

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

  • November 15 through December 10
  • April 25 through May 20, 2022

Fireman/Watertender, Oiler (FOWT)
Start/End

  • January 24 through February 18, 2022
  • June 13 through July 08

Junior Engineer Program
Start/End

  • January 24 through March 18, 2022
  • July 11 through September 02

Marine Electrician
Start/End

  • May 16 through June 17, 2022

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

Marine Refer Tech
Start/End

  • April 04 through May 13, 2022

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

Adv. Refer Containers
Start/End

  • February 07 through February 18, 2022
  • 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

  • February 14 through March 04, 2022
  • April 25 through May 13
  • June 06 through June 24

Engineroom Resource Mgmt
Start/End

  • August 01 through August 05, 2022

***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

  • November 01 through December 03
  • December 06 through January 07, 2022
  • January 10 through February 11, 2002
  • February 14 through March 18
  • March 21 through April 22
  • April 25 through May 27
  • May 30 through July 01
  • July 11 through August 12

Advanced Galley Operations
Start/End

  • November 15 through December 10
  • January 24 through February 18, 2022
  • April 04 through April 29
  • June 20 through July 15

Chief Steward
Start/End

  • February 28 through March 25, 2022
  • May 09 through June 03

Safety/Open Upgrading Courses

Combined Basic/Advanced Firefighting
Start/End

  • February 07 through February 11, 2022
  • April 04 through April 08

Medical Care Provider
Start/End

  • February 14 through February 18, 2022
  • April 11 through April 15

Basic Training
Start/End

  • November 08 through November 12
  • January 31 through February 04, 2022
  • April 04 through April 08
  • June 06 through June 10

Basic Training Revalidation
Start/End

  • November 15
  • December 3
  • December 10
  • January 14, 2022
  • February 07 (Monday)
  • February 25
  • March 21 (Monday)
  • March 25
  • April 04 (Monday)
  • April 22
  • May 06
  • June 03
  • June 10

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

Basic Training/Adv. FF Revalidation
Start/End

  • March 07 through March 11

***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

  • November 15 through November 19
  • November 29 through December 03
  • December 13 through December 17
  • January 17 through January 21, 2022
  • January 24 through January 28
  • February 14 through February 18
  • February 21 through February 25
  • 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

Tank Ship – DL (PIC)
Start/End

  • March 14 through March 18, 2022

*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

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

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

  • December 13 through December 17
  • May 09 through May 13, 2022
  • May 23 through May 27

***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.