Credit for course completion will not be given to a student until all course requirements have been met and any monies owed to CMES have been paid in full.

If the course you applied for is not full and all eligibility requirements have been met, you will be registered for that course.  If the course is full, you will be placed on a standby waiting list for that course.  After your course application has been processed, you will receive via email a confirmation of enrollment.

  • CMES will ONLY accept applications for online courses through the electronic applications submitted via the CMES website - links to all applications are available on the Admissions and Registration for Online Courses page. Applications for online courses received in any other manner will be discarded with no notice given to the student.
  • A separate application must be submitted for each desired course.  Please fill out the application completely.  Missing information will delay registration for the desired class.

Advanced payment is required to reserve space in CMES online classes. Full payment must be made during the registration process through Paypal.

  • Crowd Control - $250
  • Crisis Management - $375
  • Maritime Resource Management - $2,400
  • Radar Observer Recertification - $225
  • Visual Communications (Flashing Light) - $150

Anyone needing to cancel out of an online class must send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  In the body of the email, please give your name as it appeared on your application form and the class for which you applied.

  • Full refunds will be given if the cancellation notice is received at least four (4) business days prior to the scheduled course start date.  No refunds will be given after the deadline.
  • "No show" and/or students not completing the course, including the final exam, are subject to the full registration fee.

CMES reserves the right to cancel courses as necessary.  Please note that CMES may cancel a course if the minimum number of students is not achieved. If CMES cancels a course, course fees will be refunded in full.


The Calhoon MEBA Engineering School is a private maritime educational facility for training members of the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, as well as all maritime and related industry professionals.


To provide each of today's professional marine engineers, deck officers, and related industry professionals with internationally recognized, state of the art training and experience that enhances the safety, reliability, and profitability of their vessels and equipment, while preserving and protecting the natural environment.

The Calhoon MEBA Engineering School (CMES) does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. CMES is  committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all MEBA members, our staff, volunteers, sub-contractors, vendors, and customers.

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