Licensed Cadet Intern Program

This 1-day course will prepare the mariner to perform watchstanding duties aboard MSC governed vessels and is a prerequisite for Ships Reaction Force duty. Subjects covered are Advanced Cuffing, Baton training, and Mechanical Advantage Control Holds (M.A.C.H.) and takedowns. Renewal is required yearly.

PLEASE NOTE: Security Watchstander Advanced is included with the Small Arms class.

  • It is optional and will be taught on Friday.
  • Students opting to take Security Watchstander Advanced should expect to be in class all day on Friday.


Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

MSC Approval: This course is recognized as meeting the Military Sealift Command’s standards and content and meets the standards of COMSCINST 5530.3 series.