ALTERNATE LOCATION TRAINING PROCEDURES
MEBA members applying for CMES online courses:
Subject to the provisions set forth in the MEBA Training Plan Rules & Regulations, an officer shall become eligible for reimbursement of tuition fees for upgrading his/her license or for additional training at a commercial school, provided the officer:
Please contact the school if you have questions about the following eligibility requirements:
In the event a participant does not meet these requirements, he/she will be notified by the School Registrar. At that time he/she can contact CMES to determine other options that may be available.
An officer may become eligible for reimbursement of up to $1,200 per year for tuition costs at approved schools for courses which the Director determines are STCW related.
Send the completed Request for Alternate Location Training form, along with a copy of your current dues receipt and latest discharge, to the school by mail, fax, or personal delivery before attending the desired class. All information MUST be supplied or the application will be returned without approval.
Upon successful completion of the desired class, a copy of the Certificate of Completion and a copy of the tuition receipt issued must be submitted to CMES within 6 months of the completion of the course. Failure to do so will prohibit your ability to receive reimbursement of tuition paid by you.
The School Registrar will notify you regarding the approval or disapproval of your application.
The Member should notify CMES if they are unable to attend or were unsuccessful in passing the required course.
* Part of Upgrading to Chief Mate/Captain courses. (Reimbursement for courses taken at any other USCG approved school will be for tuition only.)
*Advanced Cargo Operations at MITAGS (room & board included)
Advanced Fire Fighting
Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher for MSC or STCW
*Advanced Meteorology at MITAGS (room & board included)
Advanced Oil and Chemical Tanker Operations
*Advanced Shiphandling at MITAGS (room & board included)
*Advanced Stability at MITAGS (room & board included)
*Advanced Watchkeeping at MITAGS (room & board included)
*ARPA at MITAGS (room & board included)
Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization
Basic Safety Training for STCW
Basic Safety Training Refresher for MSC
*Bridge Resource Management at MITAGS (room & board included)
Chemical Biological Radiological Defense (CBRD) for MSC / MARAD
Civilian Marine Engineering Officer (CMEO) for MSC / MARAD
Damage Control for MSC / MARAD
Drug Testing / Collections Training
*ECDIS at MITAGS (room & board included)
Engine Room Resource Management - STCW
Helicopter Control Officer for MSC
Helicopter Egress for MSC
Helicopter Fire Fighting for MSC
*Leadership & Management - STCW
*Ships Management at MITAGS (room & board included)
Leadership & Teamwork - STCW
*Medical Care PIC at MITAGS (room & board included)
Medical Care Provider
*MEECE - STCW
*Principles of Marine Power Plants at MITAGS (room & board included)
Refrigerant Recovery EPA Testing
*Ship Management - Safety Management at MITAGS (room & board included)
Ship's Reactionary Force for MSC / MARAD
Small Arms for MSC / MARAD
Tankship Dangerous Liquids (DL)
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)
Vessel Security Officer
Visual Communications (Flashing Light)
*Voyage Planning at MITAGS (room & board included)
USCG APPROVED SCHOOLS
A listing of USCG approved schools and courses may be found on their website at:
GOVERNMENT REQUIRED TRAINING
Members required to attend MSC approved courses need to contact the CMES Academic Manager at (410) 822-9600. He will assist with arranging the necessary training.