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The Course Developer Course (CDC) is a two week resident course designed to enable prospective course developers to employ a systematic instructional design process to modify or update a course developed via CDC. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to develop a unit of instruction in accordance with the Coast Guard Training System’s Standard Operating Procedures Vol 5 Resident Instruction.

This course provides instructors and those assigned to course designer billets, with instruction on the various tasks involved in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of the Coast Guard’s training programs. Students, upon graduation, are able to:

Class convening's are published on the Training Quota Management Center (TQC) web site. . On that page, select " Class Schedules " , then select" "C" School Schedules", in the pop-up window select "Training System", in the drop down box select
"502092 - COURSE DEVELOPER COURSE - RESIDENT" and press "GO" to view the course synopsis and class schedule.
Submit an electronic training request via Direct Access. NOTE: Ensure that the reason for the student’s attendance is explained on the ETR (i.e. filling a designer billet, collateral duty designer, PQS Master Training Specialist or other professional development)


School Mailing Address

Commanding Officer (T-pi)
USCG Training Center Petaluma
ATTN: Instructional Systems School
599 Tomales Road
Petaluma, CA 94952-5000

Questions and information POC

CWO3 Rodney Clark, School Chief

Last Modified 1/12/2016