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Balance - Innovation - Quality Instruction


Committed to excellence, transforming today's students into tomorrow's innovative training professionals


An enthusiastic team of accomplished professionals dedicated to improve instruction and facilitate learning throughout the Coast Guard by providing a blended approach to performance based instructional support.

Training Center Petaluma's Instructional Systems Schools: Instructor Development Course (IDC) and Course Developer Course (CDC) are designed to assist Coast Guard Trainers in the deployment of performance-based training.

The IDC & CDC courses are delivered in facilitated workshop formats in which students work on the development of instructional material and techniques they will use in the field. 



          Course Code: 230140

          Duration: 5 days

          Prerequisites: Officers, Petty Officers and GS employees assigned to instructor billets.        


          Course Code: 502092

Duration: 10 days

Prerequisites: PERJC competency code or assigned to an instructor billet with a

collateral duty as  a Course Designer/Developer.

Course Schedule


Last Modified 1/12/2016