2024 Course Schedule

2024 COURSE SCHEDULE


Printable Schedule
 

  • Course application forms can be obtained at MEBA Union Halls, the CMES web site, or by calling the school at (410) 822-9600.
  • The Spring Semester and Fall Semester electronic applications will be made available on the beginning registration dates for the respective semesters.
  • A separate application must be submitted for each course a student wishes to take.

 

CLASS ATTENDANCE ON HOLIDAYS

When a holiday falls during a scheduled CMES class, students are required to attend class on the holiday.  Any student not attending during the holiday will be marked as absent and risks not earning a certificate.

 

ADVANCED METEOROLOGY 
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

January 22 - January 26

    
ADVANCED PIPE WELDING PRACTICES
(2-Week Course) 6 students maximum

February 5 - February 16

    
ADVANCED SHIPHANDLING
(2-Week Course) 6 students maximum

February 26 - March 8

    
ADVANCED STABILITY
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

January 15 - January 19


BST REFRESHER - STCW
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

March 18 - March 22
April 29 - May 3
June 3 - June 7
September 9 - September 13
October 7 - October 11


BST REVALIDATION _ STCW
(3-Day Course, Monday - Wednesday) 12 students maximum
PLEASE NOTE: Class runs all day on Wednesday.

January 29 - January 31
February 12 - February 14
February 26 - February 28
April 15 - April 17
May 20 - May 22
June 24 - June 26
July 29 - July 31
August 19 - August 21
September 23 - September 25
October 21 - October 23
November 11 - November 13
December 2 - December 4

    
CONTAINER REFRIGERATION
(2-Week Course) 10 students maximum

February 26 - March 8
December 2 - December 13

     
DAMAGE CONTROL / CBRN (includes Marine Environmental)
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

February 26 - March 1
June 10 - June 14
September 23 - September 27

    
DIESEL ENGINEERING
(6-Week Course) 12 students maximum

April 15 - May 24

    
ENGINE ROOM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

June 17 - June 21
August 12 - August 16
 

  • GOVERNMENT VESSEL COURSES
     
    The following courses may be taken at CMES.  Available information on applicable courses offered elsewhere can be found HERE.
     

    DAMAGE CONTROL / CBRN (includes Marine Environmental)
    (1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

    February 26 - March 1
    June 10 - June 14
    September 23 - September 27
     

    MSC CONMAR
    (2-Week Course) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Students are expected to attend class on Saturday, and 2) students should expect to be in class until mid-afternoon on the last Friday.

    Apr 22 - May 3
    August 5 - August 16
    October 28 - November 8
     

    SHIPS REACTION FORCE
    (3-Day Course, Monday - Wednesday) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Class runs all day on Wednesday, and 2) PREREQUISITE: Students are required to have a current Small Arms certificate to be eligible to attend this course.  Any student who arrives to this course without a current Small Arms certificate will be dropped from the class.

    March 11 - March 13 CANCELLED
    May 13 - May 15
    September 16 - September 18
     

    SMALL ARMS
    (4-Day Course) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Small Arms is now a 4-day course (Monday - Thursday) - students should expect to be in class all day on Thursday, and 2) those interested may take the Security Watchstander Advanced course on Friday. You will be given the option to sign up for SWA on the first day of Small Arms.
     
    March 4 - March 7
    May 6 - May 9
    September 9 - September 12

    
FAST RESCUE BOAT
(4-Day Course) 5 students maximum

May 20 - May 23
July 29 - August 1
October 21 - October 24

    
GAS TURBINE ENGINEERING
(5-Week Course) 12 students maximum
PLEASE NOTE: The Gas Turbine course has been expanded from four weeks to five weeks in length due to the extra time it takes to complete all of the USCG required assessments.  The course content has not changed.

January 15 - February 16

    
INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING
(1-Week Course) 10 students maximum

April 8 - April 12
September 16 - September 20

     
INSTRUMENTATION
(2-Week Course)
10 students maximum

March 4 - March 15
May 6 - May 17
October 7 - October 18


LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

June 10 - June 14
August 19 - August 23


LNG AS A FUEL
(4-Day Course) 12 students maximum

January 8 - January 11
March 11 - March 14
April 29 - May 2
May 13 - May 16
August 26 - August 29
Septenber 16 - September 19
October 14 - October 17
December 9 - December 12

    
MACHINE SHOP PROFICIENCY
(2-Week Course) 12 students maximum

February 26 - March 8
August 19 - August 30
September 23 - October 4

    
MARINE ELECTRIC PROPULSION / HIGH VOLTAGE SAFETY
(2-Week Course) 12 students maximum

March 4 - March 15
May 13 - May 24
August 19 - August 30
October 21 - November 1

    
MEECE
(1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

February 12 - February 16
June 3 - June 7
August 26 - August 30
December 9 - December 13

    
MSC CONMAR
(2-Week Course) 12 students maximum
PLEASE NOTE: 1) Students are expected to attend class on Saturday, and 2) students should expect to be in class until mid-afternoon on the last Friday.

Apr 22 - May 3
August 5 - August 16
October 28 - November 8

     

  • MSC / MARAD COURSES
     
    The following courses may be taken at CMES.  Available information on applicable courses offered elsewhere can be found HERE.
     

    DAMAGE CONTROL / CBRN (includes Marine Environmental)
    (1-Week Course) 12 students maximum

    February 26 - March 1
    June 10 - June 14
    September 23 - September 27
     

    MSC CONMAR
    (2-Week Course) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Students are expected to attend class on Saturday, and 2) students should expect to be in class until mid-afternoon on the last Friday.

    Apr 22 - May 3
    August 5 - August 16
    October 28 - November 8
     

    SHIPS REACTION FORCE
    (3-Day Course, Monday - Wednesday) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Class runs all day on Wednesday, and 2) PREREQUISITE: Students are required to have a current Small Arms certificate to be eligible to attend this course.  Any student who arrives to this course without a current Small Arms certificate will be dropped from the class.

    March 11 - March 13 CANCELLED
    May 13 - May 15
    September 16 - September 18
     

    SMALL ARMS
    (4-Day Course) 12 students maximum
    PLEASE NOTE: 1) Small Arms is now a 4-day course (Monday - Thursday) - students should expect to be in class all day on Thursday, and 2) those interested may take the Security Watchstander Advanced course on Friday. You will be given the option to sign up for SWA on the first day of Small Arms.
     
    March 4 - March 7
    May 6 - May 9
    September 9 - September 12

     
PRACTICAL ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING
(2-Week Course)
10 students maximum

April 8 - April 19
May 13 - May 24
June 17 - June 28
August 5 - August 16
September 9 - September 20

     
PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS
(1-Week Course)
10 students maximum

January 15 - January 19
June 24 - June 28
August 5 - August 9
November 11 - November 15

    
RADAR RECERTIFICATION
(Examination Only)

Scheduled by Appointment

    
REFRIGERATION
(2-Week Course) 10 students maximum
PLEASE NOTE: The Refrigeration course is now only two weeks in length due to the elimination of some simulator-based assessments that are no longer needed.

January 29 - February 9

      
SHIPS REACTION FORCE
(3-Day Course, Monday - Wednesday) 12 students maximum
PLEASE NOTE:

  • Class runs all day on Wednesday.
  • PREREQUISITE: Students are required to have a current Small Arms certificate to be eligible to attend this course.  Any student who arrives to this course without a current Small Arms certificate will be dropped from the class.

March 11 - March 13 CANCELLED
May 13 - May 15
September 16 - September 18

    
SMALL ARMS
(4-Day Course) 12 students maximum

  • Small Arms is now a 4-day course, Monday - Thursday. Students should expect to be in class all day on Thursday.
  • Those interested may take the Security Watchstander Advanced course on Friday. You will be given the option to sign up for SWA on the first day of Small Arms.

March 4 - March 7
May 6 - May 9
September 9 - September 12

    
STEAM ENGINEERING
(6-Week Course) 12 students maximum

October 14 - November 22

     
TANKERMAN DL
(1-Week Course)
12 students maximum

April 8 - April 12
May 13 - May 17 *** LIVE VIRTUAL *** (6 students maximum)
June 3 - June 7 CANCELLED
September 9 - September 13
September 23 - September 27 *** LIVE VIRTUAL *** (6 students maximum)
December 2 - December 6

    
TANKSHIP LNG
(2-Week Course) 12 students maximum

March 18 - March 29

    
TIG WELDING
(2-Week Course) 6 students maximum

October 14 - October 25

    
VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS (Flashing Light)
(Examination Only)

Scheduled by Appointment

    
WARTSILA FLEX ENGINE TRAINING, "LEVEL 1": RT-FLEX DESIGN & ENGINE SYSTEMS
(NOTE: This course was formerly called RT-Flex Basic.)
(3-Day Course, Wednesday - Friday)
 12 students maximum

January 24 - January 26
June 5 - June 7
September 18 - September 20
October 30 - November 1

    
WARTSILA FLEX ENGINE TRAINING, "LEVEL 2": RT-FLEX OPERATOR
(1-Week Course) 10 students maximum

January 29 - February 2
June 10 - June 14
September 23 - September 27
November 4 - November 8

    
WELDING
(4-Week Course) 12 students maximum

January 8 - February 2
October 28 - November 22

     
WELDING PROFICIENCY
(2-Week Course) 12 students maximum

December 2 - December 13