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

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

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 & SCW

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

.  USCG Navigation Rules

Nav Rules Online

Nav Rules Online Practice Course

CGAux Online Nav Rules Exam

.  Operational Risk Management (ORM) COMDTINST 3500.3

Risk Based Decision Making

Situational Awareness

Maritime Security (CG-5)

.  Operations Workshop

Facilitator Reference

.  Team Coordination Training (TCT)

Full

Refresher - Participant Guide

Facilitators Guide

Presentation

.  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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Watchstander   |   Specialty Courses   |   Elected Officer   |   Other   |   C School   |   Workshops & SCW

Vessel Examiner (VE) & Program Visitor (PV)

.  Becoming a VE or PV
.  VE / PV Workshops & Instructor Guides
.  Vessel Safety Check (VSC) Manual
       -  Errata, Explanations & FAQ's

.  VE Resources

Doing a PWC VSC

Doing an OPFAC VSC

.  RBSVP / PV Training, Workshop & Instructor Guide

.  RBSVP - Manual

.  RBSVP Program Partners

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

Marine Safety & Environmental Protection (MSEP)

.  Prevention Dept

.  Navigation Systems Division (Aids to Navigation & Chart Updating)

ATON Verifier Performance Qualification Standard

.  Marine Safety Programs

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

.  Marine Safety Courses

.  Trident Program

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Instructor Trainer (IT)

.  National Education Department

.  Instructor Trainer Performance Qualification Standard (PQS) Workbook

.  Instructor / Trainer Tools & Resources

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Watchstander

.  Operations Dept - Telecommunications

.  TOC Mentoring Guide

.  Watchstander Performance Qualification Standard (PQS) Workbook

.  Search and Rescue Training Aid for Boat Crew & Watchstanders

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

Specialty Courses (see SCW)

.  Communications (AUXCOM)

.  Navigation (AUXACN)

.  Patrols (AUXPAT)

.  Search Coordination & Execution (AUXSC&E)

Training Policy

.  Seamanship (AUXSEA)

.  Weather (AUXWEA)

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Elected Officer

.  Awards Guide

.  Leadership Development Framework

.  Recruiting & Retention Resources Toolkit (Bottom of Page)

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Other

.  Introduction to Personnel & Membership

.  Resources for PA and PB Officers

.  Public Education Classes

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

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

.  Available Auxiliary C-Schools

.  Course Schedule

.  Short Term Training Request Form

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Workshops & Specialty Course Weekends (SCW)

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

Sector Baltimore Specialty Course Weekend (SCW)

Offered at CG Yard, Curtis Bay.  Provides members opportunity over a weekend to interact with Auxiliarists from throughout Sector Baltimore while reviewing material in CGAux specialty course (Communications, Navigation, Patrols, Seamanship, Search Coordination & Execution or Weather) and then taking final exam -  see Online Calendars for dates & times and "Specialty Courses" for course materials and study aids

Yorktown Specialty Course Weekend (SCW)

Offered at CG Training Facility (TRACEN) in Yorktown, VA provides members opportunity over a weekend to interact with Auxiliarists from throughout District 5SR while reviewing material in CGAux specialty course (Communications, Navigation, Patrols, Seamanship, Search Coordination & Execution or Weather) and then taking final exam.  Overnight billeting is available at TRACEN Yorktown, VA. -  see Online Calendars for dates & times and "Specialty Courses" for course materials and study aids

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