Presentation on theme: "The Trident Program The Auxiliary Member Training and Qualifications Program for Support of US Coast Guard Marine Safety and Environmental Protection."— Presentation transcript:
1 The Trident ProgramThe Auxiliary Member Training and Qualifications Program for Support ofUS Coast Guard Marine Safety andEnvironmental Protection Programs
2 Your Objective: Full Qualification in the Marine Safety Community
3 Purposes of the Program To provide baseline training and qualifications for members participating in the Auxiliary’s Marine Safety and Environmental Protection programTo standardize Auxiliary training and certification requirements in MS/MEP areasTo prepare Auxiliary members to effectively integrate into the Coast Guard’s M community
4 Trident Program Completion and Award Criteria for M Device The Auxiliary Marine Safety (M) device will be awarded to persons who complete all of the “three points of the Trident” …- Education- Service- Practical Skills (PQSs)
5 I. Education Requirements A. Introduction to Marine Safety Course(INTRO-MS/MEP)B. Advanced Course Group (ADV-MS/MEP)Intro to Marine Inspection Course (IIMI)**Intro to Port Operations Course (IIPO)**The Incident Command Course (ICS-100)The Good Mate Course__________________________________________________________** These two courses are presently suspended as prerequisites courses because they are pending revision by the USCG.
6 A. Introduction to Marine Safety Provides introduction to MS/MEP activities1. MS/MEP Organization & Mission2. Marine Safety Program3. Marine Environmental Protection4. Planning and Emergency Management5. Port Security and Waterways Management6. Program Management, Administration & Information Services
7 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 1. Organization and MissionCoast Guard Marine Safety OrganizationHistory and OrganizationMSM, Chapter OneAuxiliary Marine Safety ProgramWho We AreGoals, Objectives and Missions
8 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 2. Marine Safety ProgramHarbor Patrols (HARPATS)Container Inspection SupportUninspected Passenger Vessel (UPV) ExaminationsFerry ExaminationsCommercial Fishing Vessel ExaminationsBoating Safety Factory Visit Program“Dockwalkers” Marina Visitation Program
9 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 3. Marine Environmental Protection“Sea Partners” Education & Public Affairs ProgramAquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) MitigationEnvironmental Education Initiatives“Good Mate” Program (Ocean Conservancy)“Officer Snook” Program (J. Savin, FL)
10 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 3. Marine Environmental Protection (cont’d)Clean Vessel Act SupportClean Marina Program SupportDebris Monitoring & Beach Cleanup ProgramsMarine Mammal MonitoringHAZMAT/HAZWOPER Education & Patrol Support
11 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 4. Planning and Emergency ManagementIncident Command SystemAuxiliary Guidelines for Emergency PlanningCoast Guard Support for Local and Area PlanningGuidelines for Cooperation and Team Building for Emergency Response at State & Local Levels
12 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 5. Port Security and Waterways Mgmt.- Harbor Safety PatrolsAbandoned Vessel SurveysMarine Transportation System (MTS) SupportHarbor Safety Committee SupportPublic Affairs and Public Information Support
13 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 6. Management, Admin. & Information ServicesBudgeting and Personnel RecordsProgram Vision, Missions, Objectives and Timelines“Three C’s: Communication, Coordination, Customer ServiceCollection and Publication of Best Practices in Marine Safety
14 A. Introduction to Marine Safety 6. Program Management, Administration & Information Services (cont’d)Travel and Expense ManagementWebsite Management and MaintenanceManagement and Administration of Marine Safety Components of the AUXDATA System
15 A. Introduction to Marine Safety Presented NACON 02; Available, Fall 02Offered through the Coast Guard InstituteAvailable both as e-course and hard copyProvides CEUs and ACE accreditationUtilizes new learning management software (Blackboard 5):Available atProvides continuous feedback on progress
16 B. Advanced Course Group 1. Intro to Port Operations Course (IIPO)**2. Intro to Marine Inspection Course(IIMI)**3. The Good Mate Course (MEP)4. The Incident Command Course (ICS100)________________________________**These two courses are currently suspended as prerequisites pendingrevisions by the USCG
17 1. The Port Operations Course Provides introductory knowledge for those entering the marine safety field who are assigned port safety, security, and/or response duties.Environmental response and investigation.Merchant vessel boardingsWaterfront InspectionsBaseline for Marine Safety Information Systems (MSIS and MISLE).
18 1. The Port Operations Course What: Excerpt from Course> Introductory Chapter (presently suspended as a prerequisite pending revision by the USCG)Where Do I Find It?This course is available only in printed form from the Coast Guard Institute…Order through DIRAUX/OTOPlease supply the following:Short Title: IIPOCourse Code-Edition:
19 2. The Marine Inspection Course Provides introductory knowledge for those entering the marine safety field who are assigned marine inspection duties.Merchant vessel certificates, documents and boardings.Marine Safety Information Systems (MSIS and MISLE).
20 2. The Marine Inspection Course What: Excerpt from Course--> Introductory Chapter (presently suspended as a prerequisite pending revision by the USCG}Where Do I Find It?The Course is available in printed form only -- through your DIRAUX/OTO from the CG InstituteOrder this course using the following:Short Title: IIMICourse Code-Edition:
21 3. The Good Mate CourseProvides information on various ecosystems that make up the marine environment.Describes sources of marine pollution and statutes for environmental quality.Describes impacts of recreational boating on the marine environment and offers best management practices for improvements.
22 3. The Good Mate Course Where do I find it? Available now in printed form from the Auxiliary Center, along with Study Guide, Video and subject area brochures.On-Line and in printed form from the CG Institute. (Course and study guide will be on-line by Fall, 2002.)Web address:
23 4. Incident Command Course (ICS 100) Incident Command System (ICS Level 100)Designed to help the student understand the principles of the Incident Command System(ICS) and how to use it.Acquaints the student with basic ICS structure, terminology and usage in emergency response situations.
24 4. The Incident Command Course Where Do I Find It?The course is available in printed form from the Coast Guard InstitutePlace order through the DIRAUX/OTOOrder from the Coast Guard Institute:Short Title: ICSORICourse Code-Edition:
25 4. The Incident Command Course Alternate Sources for this Course:FEMA (www.fema.gov)State Emergency Management AgencyLocal fire/emergency response trainingLocal Coast Guard unitsNational Fire Service
26 II. Service Requirements Completion of at least 384 hours in direct or administrative support of the Marine Safety program over a period of at least 4 years.For a single year to count toward qualification for the device, at least 96 hours must be recorded in AUXMIS/AUXDATA for that year.Hours recorded beginning 1 January 1997 will serve to qualify.Years need not be consecutive to be credited.
27 III. Practical Skill Areas - PQS’s Completion of requirements from at least four approved Auxiliary MS/MEP Personal Qualifications Summary (PQS) guides.PQSs may be from Coast Guard or Auxiliary list of approved itemsCompletion of Coast Guard PQS’s for Active Duty and Reserve members as listed in COMDTNOTE Change 12 to the MSM -- will also satisfy this requirement.
28 List of Approved PQS Areas The following Auxiliary-Specific PQS Areas are approved for qualification for the Auxiliary M device:Assistant Container InspectorAssistant Facilities InspectorAssistant Liferaft InspectorAuxiliary Uninspected Passenger Vessel (UPV) ExaminerAuxiliary Marine Environmental Education SpecialistAuxiliary Port State Control Boarding Team AssistantAuxiliary Marine Safety WatchstanderAuxiliary Marine Safety Administrative and Management Specialist ____________________________________________________» Note: (All PQS documents are undergoing a final content reviewand should be approved by end of October, 2002)
29 Additional PQS Areas -- continued -- Auxiliary Assistant Harbor Safety Officer-- Auxiliary Assistant Pollution Inspector-- Auxiliary Assistant Pollution Response Specialist-> Additional PQS areas are currently under development and will be announced upon approval. Two PQS for Auxiliary support to RegionalExamination Centers (RECs) are on this list.Any active duty M qualification listed in MSM, Vol 1, Chapter 7 countstoward attainment of the AUX M device.Examples include: T-Boat Inspector, Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner, and Barge InspectorReference: COMDTNOTE (Change 12 to the MSM, Chapter 7) describes authority for this approval.
30 Approval of Local PQS Quals Locally-approved PQS qualification will be accepted if the criteria for them are consistent with the approved Coast Guard and Auxiliary list.
31 What is a PQS -- and Why? Personnel Qualification System = PQS The system used to standardize M-specific training & qualifications nationwideOne of three steps required in obtaining the Auxiliary Marine Safety Device:Recognizes your training and identifies you as an extremely valuable asset to the “M” community
32 What’s in a PQS? Sections of a PQS: Oral board or test Verifying Persons RecordTask Matrix:Qualification TasksRequired inspections for qualification (if applicable)Training Officer/Mentor sign-off areaNotes pageOral board or testLetter of qualification
34 PQS Sample Verification Verifying Persons RecordAll materials necessary to complete this PQS may be found in 46 Code of Federal Regulations,Subchapter C. Other CFRs may also be specified in some of the specific sections.Hard copies of 46CFR Parts 1-40 may be obtained through the Government Printing Office or on the Internet at:DateInitialsSignatureFull Name
35 PQS -- Sample Task List DATE TASK TSK # Prerequisite Training CFV-1 CFVE Task Matrix: DATETASKTSK #Prerequisite TrainingCFV-1Use of Appropriate ToolsCFV-2Required InspectionsCFV-4Use of CFRs, COMDTINST & NAVICsCFV-3
36 _______________Demonstrate the ability to understand andutilize the appropriate tools (Auxiliaristsand Dockside Examiners are not required touse the 4100F form):a. Federal Requirements for CommercialFishing Industry Vessels pamphlet.b. Commercial Fishing Vessel Safetyjob Aid.c. Commercial Fishing Vessel SafetyExamination Booklet.Commercial Fishing IndustrySupplemental Boarding Report Form F (Only required for Boarding Officers).CFV 2.Attended fishing vessel safety training provided by the District Fishing Vessel Safety Coordinator (DFVSC) or MSO, utilizing HQ developed Instructors Guide or attend the Fishing Vessel Safety resident training course at RTC Yorktown.CFV 1.DateVerifyingPersonTASKTask Number
37 Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner ____________________________ ______________ ______________ ____________________________________________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________Demonstrate the ability to reference and cite applicable extracts from each of the following regulations and policiesa. 46 CFR Part 28 Commercial FishingIndustry Vessel Regulations.b. COMDTINST : Implementation ofthe Commercial Fishing Industry VesselRegulations.c. NVIC 7-91: Determination of Cold WaterAreas.d. NVIC 12-91: Termination of UnsafeOperations Aboard Commercial FishingIndustry Vessels (see 46 CFR 28.65)e. NVIC 13-91: Fishing Industry ThirdParty Examination and procedures fordesignation of "Accepted Organizations"and "Similarly Qualified Organizations."f. NVIC 1-92: Implementation of LifesavingRegulations for Commercial FishingVessels.g. Other Federal Regulations applicable tocommercial fishing vessels as indicatedin the Federal Requirements pamphlet(2.a. above).CFV 3
38 PQS -- Sample Signoff Page Required inspections for qualificationMentor Signature and DateVessel Name/HIN/State Reg. #sAll qualification requirements have been satisfactorily completed.__________________________ _________Training Officer/PQS Mentor Date
39 Recap: Trident Program Requirements Education RequirementsComplete “Intro. to Marine Safety” CourseComplete 4 Advanced MS/MEP CoursesIntro Chapter to Port Operations Course (pending)Intro Chapter to Marine Inspection Course (pending)Incident Command (ICS 100)Good Mate CourseTime In Service: 4 years at a minimum level of 96 hours/year in MS/MEP supportCompletion of 4 approved PQSs
40 Trident Program Status, 9/02 The components of the Program have been submitted to the Auxiliary NEXCOM for review and approval.Approval received on September 18, 2002, subject to minor changes, corrections and administrative policy revisions. All items should be complete by end of October, 2002)The AUX M device is currently pending approval before the Institute of Heraldry and USCG Uniform Board. Approval expected by October 1, 2002.Please follow these developments on AUXWEB’s “What’s New” page for continuing updates on progress and completion of these items.
41 AUXDATA: How to Make Your Work Count. The contents of the M program task list (“picklist”) have been compared and aligned with the work activities contained in the Coast Guard’s MISLE system.Before submitting the M picklist items to AUXDATA managers, Coast Guard M program mangers will review and prioritize activities and sub-activities.Completion of this process is expected by the end of October, 2002.Submittal of M program hours in AUXDATA will be used to determine eligibility for AUX M device.
42 Member Achievement & Recognition Trident Program Completion --Auxiliary Marine Safety Device