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Security Levels

Staff Training Baseline

  1. Within one year of reporting each member must:
  • Complete the Coast Guard's Port State Control course (#501864).
  • Complete the PQS for and obtain the PSCE and FGCE competency.
  • Participate in Industry Training for a minimum of 5 days with a liquefied gas industry related company. (Industry training conducted prior to reporting to the LGCNCOE may count towards this requirement)
  • Complete the Gas Carrier Inspector Course (#351263).
  • Complete the Instructor Development Course (IDC).
  • Attend internal Coast Guard Business Intelligence (CGBI) training.  If funds/availability permits, formal CGBI course will be considered.
    1. Prior to assignment as a National Verifying Officer staff members must complete the following requirements in addition to the above requirements:
  • Complete at least 10 liquefied gas carrier exams (initial, renewal, or annual).
  • Be recommended in writing by at least two LGCNCOE National Verifying Officers (NVO’s) after their monitoring of no less than two liquefied gas carrier exams where the prospective National Verifying Officer teaches/assesses one or more FGCE apprentices during the examination.
  • Be designated in writing by Chief Traveling Inspector.
    1. Prior to assignment to an MMS audit team, staff members must complete the following:
  • Successfully complete a RABQSA or IRCA certified Quality Management System Lead Auditor Course.
    1. Prior to assignment as an instructor for resident training, non-resident (exportable) training, or structured on-the-job training, staff members must:
  • Obtain the Instructor (JC) qualification
  • **Step 1.c may be waived for up to one year by the Detachment Chief.

    Last Modified 1/12/2016