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Auxiliary Mandated Training Requirements

Value Added Training includes modules on Chain of Leadership (communicating information & concerns), Robert's Rules of Order (conducting meetings),
Building Effective Training (capturing audience attention), Influencing the Spectator Fleet (using positive assertiveness)
& New Member Integration (keeping them involved)

V-Department Courses
Program Visitor (PV), Vessel Safety Check (VSC) & OPFAC Inspection Training have been updated.  Refresher modules & 
a TEAM approach to engaging marinas / yacht clubs in Recreation Boating Safety (RBS) is presented

ICS & NIMS Courses
Crew: ICS-100 and NIMS-700; Coxswains/Watchstanders: ICS-100, 200 & 210, NIMS-700 & 800  -  take courses online
Starting 01 Jan 2011, USCG specific version of ICS 300 & 400 is required to obtain credit for taking these courses 

Boat Crew Navigation Rules Policy
Navigation Rules Requirement - 031/07 for Coxswains and PWC operators  -  Navigation Rules training & exam

USCG Licensing Courses Discounted
CG Captain's License Course 25% discount from Mariners Learning Systems through Shop Auxiliary (log in, click logo)


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Online Training
.. Online Classroom  –  Coast Guard Auxiliary         .. Online Exam Gateway  -  National Testing Center (NTC)
Proctored Exams can be taken online (requires a Test Administrator & Proctor)

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Mandatory Training

Required during first year of enrollment & then once every five years thereafter:

.  Suicide Prevention
.  Security Education & Training Awareness
.  Privacy Awareness
.  Prevention of Sexual Harassment
.  Sexual Assault Prevention
.  Civil Rights Awareness (titled changed from Human Relations Awareness)

Required to be taken once by all Auxiliarists (new members during first year of enrollment):

.  Ethics Training
.  Influenza Training

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Watchstander   |   Specialty Courses   |   Elected Officer   |   Other   |   C School   |   Workshops

Boat Crew Qualification (BCQ)

BCQ Training Programs are usually offered in the spring which consist of classroom, one-on-one mentoring, dockside & on-the-water activities designed to help Members develop the knowledge, skills & expertise required to become boat crew, coxswain or PWC qualified.  See online Calendar for dates, times and location.

BCQ Program Materials & Study Aids:

.  Response Department - Surface Operations

.  Boat Crew Seamanship Manual

.  Auxiliary Boat Crew Training Manual

.  Boat Crew Qualification Guide, Vol. I: Crew

.  Boat Crew Qualification Guide, Vol. II: Coxswain

.  Boat Crew Qualification Guide, Vol. III: PWC Operator

.  Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual

.  Navigation Rules (Nov 2014)

Nav Rules Online

Nav Rules Online Practice Course

CGAux Online Nav Rules Exam

.  Operational Risk Management (ORM) COMDTINST 3500.3

Risk Based Decision Making

Operational Risk Management for Facility and Vessel Inspectors

Situational Awareness

Maritime Security (CG-5)

.  Operations Workshop

.  Team Coordination Training (TCT)

.  Incident Command System (ICS) / National Incident Management System (NIMS)  -  Send copies of course
  completion certificates to Auxiliarist Richard.D.Dunnington@uscg.mil

District 1N:  ICS / NIMS FAQ's

ICS & NIMS Online Courses

ICS-100  /  NIMS-700

ICS-200  /  NIMS- 800

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Vessel Examiner (VE) & Program Visitor (PV)

.  Becoming a VE or PV

.  V-Directorate:   What's New  /  Workshops

.  VSC:   Presentation  /  Manual

.  VSC for:   PWC  /  Paddlecraft  /  Rental Boats (canoe, kayak & paddle board)  /  OPFAC

.  PV / RBSVP Manual

.  RBSVP Program Partners

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Marine Safety & Environmental Protection (MSEP)

.  Prevention Directorate (Navigation Systems - NS / Marine Safety - MS)

.  NS Division (Aids to Navigation - ATON & Chart Updating - CU)

ATON Verifier Performance Qualification Standards (PQS)

.  Roles Auxiliarists can fill as Marine Safety, Security & Environmental Protection (MSSEP) Inspectors

.  Marine Safety PQS

.  Trident Program

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Instructor Trainer (IT)

.  National Education Department

.  IT Performance Qualification Standards (PQS) Workbook

.  IT:   Resources   /   Tools   /   Job Aids

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Watchstander

.  Telecommunications Department

.  Auxiliary Telecommunications Operator Personal Qualification Standard (TCO-PQS)

.  Watchstander Performance Qualification Standard (PQS) Workbook

.  Search and Rescue Training Aid for Boat Crew & Watchstanders

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Specialty Courses (AUXOP)

.  Communications (AUXCOM)

.  Seamanship (AUXSEA)

.  Weather (AUXWEA)

.  Search Coordination & Execution (AUXSC&E)

.  Navigastion (AUXACN)

.  Patrols (AUXPAT)

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Elected Officer

.  Awards Primer

.  Awards Guide

.  Leadership Development Framework

.  Recruiting & Retention Resources Toolkit

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Other

.  Human Resources Website

.  New Member Reference Guide

.  Charting Your Course for Service

.  PA Guide  /  PB Guide

.  PA / PB Tools

.  Public Education Classes

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Auxiliary C-School Training Program

Only students on C School orders will be permitted into C School classes (no exceptions).  No one is permitted to observe or audit C School Classes and no one is allowed to take a C School Class at their own expense.  This policy applies to all C Schools sponsored by CG-5421.

.  USCG Auxiliary C-School Portal

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Workshops

Sector Baltimore Workshops

Usually held at Southern High School in Harwood, MD or South River High School in Edgewater, MD during February  -  see Online Calendars for dates, times, location and program information.

Operations / Team Coordination Training (TCT) Workshop

is offered in the spring starting with the Sector Baltimore Workshop typically held in February.  Attendance is mandatory for all District 5SR boat and aviation qualified members.  -  see Online Calendars for dates, times and location or "BCQ Program Materials & Study Aids" for Operations Workshop and TCT Presentation.

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