Online Curriculum

CURRICULUM

Online Courses

 

CRISIS MANAGEMENT ONLINE

This 13-lesson course will cover emergency response and resource management knowledge and skills that are necessary to operate efficiently and safely during an emergency in the marine environment. It will also provide the student with sufficient instruction in human behavior and risk assessment procedures to enable them to determine correct initial actions, training requirements, and interagency interfacing that may be required to initiate and operate in a unified situation.

 

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Basic computer skills are needed to handle the requirements of an online learning environment.

USCG Approval: 

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Crisis Management & Human Behavior Online (MEBAMD-140) course will satisfy:

  1. The Crisis Management & Human Behavior training requirements of Table V/2 and Paragraph 5 of Sections A-V/2 and A-V/3 of the STCW Code for Ro-Ro Passenger Ships and Passenger Ships Other Than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships; AND
  2. The Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity training requirements of Paragraph 4 of Section A-V/2 of the STCW Code for Ro-Ro Passenger Ships; AND
  3. The Passenger Safety training requirements of Paragraph 4 of Section A-V/3 of the STCW Code for Passenger Ships Other Than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships.

    

TIMEFRAME FOR COURSEWORK:

While our classes are scheduled in specific increments, students will work at their own pace.  Working within the time frame of the course, students are free to use the entire time allotted if needed, or to complete the coursework more quickly.  Though students will work at their own pace, they are expected to complete all assignments and to interact with the instructor.  There will be live student/instructor interaction available every weekday of the course.  Additional course-specific information will be sent to students upon successful registration into a class.

Students may register for more than one class in the same time period - however, please remember that a separate application form is needed for each class.  More detailed information is available on the admissions pages for online courses.

FINAL EXAM:

All students taking CMES online courses are required to take the final exam at a Prometric Testing Center in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands.  After all coursework is completed, the student will be provided with the necessary information and authorization to schedule the final exam at a Prometric office location that is convenient to him or her.

  • Testing MUST be scheduled and completed no later than 30 days from the date that CMES contacts the student with authorization to test at Prometric.
  • The course certificate will be mailed to the student within 10 business days of successful completion of the final exam at Prometric, to the student's address of record at the time of course registration.

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CROWD MANAGEMENT ONLINE

This 4-lesson course is designed to educate the mariner in Crowd Management and Safety Training for Personnel providing direct services to passengers in passenger spaces for Ro-Ro passenger ships and passenger ships other than Ro-Ro passenger ships. This prepares the mariner with passenger control responsibilities to be better prepared to carry out their duties in a safe and efficient manner. The course topics include methods of communication, passenger response to stress, and dealing with unruly people.

 

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Basic computer skills are needed to handle the requirements of an online learning environment.

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Crowd Management Online (MEBAMD-144) course will satisfy the Crowd Management training requirements of Paragraph 1 of Section A-V/2; the Safety Training requirements of Paragraph 2 of Section A-V/2 of the STCW Code, As Amended 2010.

 

TIMEFRAME FOR COURSEWORK:

While classes are scheduled in two-week increments, students will work at their own pace.  Working within the time frame of the course, students are free to use the entire time allotted if needed, or to complete the coursework more quickly.  Though students will work at their own pace, they are expected to complete all assignments and to interact with the instructor.  There will be live student/instructor interaction available every weekday of the course.  Additional course-specific information will be sent to students upon successful registration into a class.

Students may register for more than one class in the same time period - however, please remember that a separate application form is needed for each class.  More detailed information is available on the admissions pages for online courses.

FINAL EXAM:

All students taking CMES online courses are required to take the final exam at a Prometric Testing Center in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands.  After all coursework is completed, the student will be provided with the necessary information and authorization to schedule the final exam at a Prometric office location that is convenient to him or her.

  • Testing MUST be scheduled and completed no later than 30 days from the date that CMES contacts the student with authorization to test at Prometric.
  • The course certificate will be mailed to the student within 10 business days of successful completion of the final exam at Prometric, to the student's address of record at the time of course registration.

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MARITIME RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ONLINE

The Maritime Resource Management Online Course offered by the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School (CMES) is meant for Maritime Officers to satisfy the following training and certification requirements: Engine Room Resource Management - Management Level, Engine Room Resource Management - Operational Level, Leadership and Management – Deck and Engineering, Leadership and Teamworking – Engineering, Original and Renewal.

This two-week course is a scheduled participation course. It contains activities that must be completed satisfactorily in order to satisfy the course requirements. Course lessons are presented sequentially, and are scheduled to begin and end on a specific date and time. The student must be available to complete course work and to participate in group activities according to the schedule set out in the course syllabus and lesson availability schedule.

 

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Basic computer skills are needed to handle the requirements of an online learning environment.

USCG Approval: 

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Maritime Resource Management (On-Line) (MEBAMD-814) course will satisfy:

  1. The Engine Resource Management training requirements of 46 CFR 11.325(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); 46 CFR 11.327(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(iv); 46 CFR 11.331(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); and 46 CFR 11.333(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); AND
  2. Task 1.4.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVIC 17-14, Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch, all Performance Standards except number 4; AND
  3. The Leadership and Managerial Skills training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(iv) and (b)(1); 46 CFR 11.307(a)(3)(iv) and (b)(1); 46 CFR 11.311(a)(3)(iv): 46 CFR11.313(a)(3)(iv); 46 CFR 11.325(a)(3)(ii) and (b)(2); 46 CFR 11.327(a)(3)(i) and (b)(2); 46 CFR 11.331(a)(3)(ii) and (b)(2); 46 CFR 11.333(a)(3)(ii) and (b)(2); AND
  4. Tasks 18.1.A – 18.2.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVICs 10-14 and 11-14; AND
  5. Tasks 11.1.A, 12.1.A, and 14.1.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVICs 15-14 and 16-14; AND
  6. The Leadership and Teamworking Skills training requirements of 46 CFR 11.329(a)(3) and 46 CFR 11.329(c); AND
  7. Tasks 16.1.A and 16.2.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVIC 17-14.
  8. Tasks 16.3.A and 16.4.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVIC 17-14.

    NOTE:  Applicants are not required to submit completed Record of Assessments for the tasks listed in 1-6 and 8 above.  Applicants must submit completed Record of Assessments for the tasks listed in 7 above and for Performance Standard 4 listed in 2 above.

    

FINAL EXAM:

All students taking CMES online courses are required to take the final exam at a Prometric Testing Center in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands.  After all coursework is completed, the student will be provided with the necessary information and authorization to schedule the final exam at a Prometric office location that is convenient to him or her.

  • Testing MUST be scheduled and completed no later than 30 days from the date that CMES contacts the student with authorization to test at Prometric.
  • The course certificate will be mailed to the student within 10 business days of successful completion of the final exam at Prometric, to the student's address of record at the time of course registration.

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RADAR OBSERVER RECERTIFICATION ONLINE

This is a course designed for Deck Officers to practice the skills needed to successfully complete the practical radar examination requirements for Radar Observer (Unlimited: Renewal).

All students are required to set the final exam at either a Prometric Testing Center within the United States or at the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School.

    

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Basic computer skills are needed to handle the requirements of an online learning environment.

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Radar Observer Recertification Online (MEBAMD-717) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(f) for maintaining the validity of an endorsement as Radar Observer.

    

TIMEFRAME FOR COURSEWORK:

While classes are scheduled in specific increments, students will work at their own pace.  Working within the time frame of the course, students are free to use the entire time allotted if needed, or to complete the coursework more quickly.  Though students will work at their own pace, they are expected to complete all assignments and, when required, to interact with the instructor.  Additional course-specific information will be sent to students upon successful registration into a class.

Students may register for more than one class in the same time period - however, please remember that a separate application form is needed for each class.  More detailed information is available on the admissions pages for online courses.

FINAL EXAM:

All students taking CMES online courses are required to take the final exam at a Prometric Testing Center in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. After all coursework is completed, the student will be provided with the necessary information and authorization to schedule the final exam at a Prometric office location that is convenient to him or her.

  • Testing MUST be scheduled and completed no later than 30 days from the date that CMES contacts the student with authorization to test at Prometric.
  • The course certificate will be mailed to the student within 10 business days of successful completion of the final exam at Prometric, to the student's address of record at the time of course registration.

Students are required to bring the following items to the Prometric Testing Center for their exam:

  • Blank plotting sheets (maximum of 3)
  • Dividers (maximum of 2)
  • Triangles (maximum of 2)
  • Calculator (non-scientific)
  • Parallel ruler (no more than 1, if necessary)

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VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS ONLINE

This is a course designed for Deck Officers to practice the skills needed to successfully complete the practical flashing light requirements for Visual Communications (Flashing Light).

All students are required to set the final exam at either a Prometric Testing Center within the United States or at the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School.

 

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: Basic computer skills are needed to handle the requirements of an online learning environment.

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Visual Communications (Flashing Light) (On-Line) (MEBAMD-728) course will satisfy the Visual Signaling requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(vi) and 11.319(a)(4)(vi) if presented within one year of the completion of training; AND will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the equivalent of assessment 8.2A for an STCW, as amended 2010 endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or more. Applicants who have successfully completed the course need not present a completed assessment sheet for this assessment in application for STCW certification.

  

TIMEFRAME FOR COURSEWORK:

While classes are scheduled in specific increments, students will work at their own pace.  Working within the time frame of the course, students are free to use the entire time allotted if needed, or to complete the coursework more quickly.  Though students will work at their own pace, they are expected to complete all assignments and, when required, to interact with the instructor.  Additional course-specific information will be sent to students upon successful registration into a class.

Students may register for more than one class in the same time period - however, please remember that a separate application form is needed for each class.  More detailed information is available on the admissions pages for online courses.

FINAL EXAM:

All students taking CMES online courses are required to take the final exam at a Prometric Testing Center in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. After all coursework is completed, the student will be provided with the necessary information and authorization to schedule the final exam at a Prometric office location that is convenient to him or her.

  • Testing MUST be scheduled and completed no later than 30 days from the date that CMES contacts the student with authorization to test at Prometric.
  • The course certificate will be mailed to the student within 10 business days of successful completion of the final exam at Prometric, to the student's address of record at the time of course registration.

Find a Prometric Testing Center

  

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