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Boarding Officer E-Learning Course

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MLE Academy LogoThe Boarding Officer E-Learning Course is available to all U.S. Coast Guard personnel online at the Learning Portal. The purpose of the BOC E-Learning course is to provide much of the resident Boarding Officer Course curriculum offered at the MLE Academy in an online format. Anyone with access to the Learning Portal may take the BOC E-Learning Course.

Course Code

501852A  Introduction to Maritime Law Enforcement Unit 1:  Fundamental Principles

501852B  Introduction to Maritime Law Enforcement Unit 2:  Boarding Activities

501852C  Introduction to Maritime Law Enforcement Unit 3:  Enforcement Actions

501852D  Introduction to Maritime Law Enforcement Unit 4:  Exam

Each module and end of module test must be completed prior to beginning the next.

Qualification Code

None assigned

Length

45 hours online.

Curriculum

  • Authority and Jurisdiction
  • Use of Force
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Maritime Law Enforcement Boarding Procedures
  • Hazardous Situations
  • Boating Safety Regulations
  • Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Regulations
  • Boating under the Influence Enforcement
  • Fraudulent Documents

Prerequisites for Attendance

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None

How to Apply

You may self enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard Learning Portal. Open the 'Course Catalog', then select 'Maritime Law Enforcement', then 'Boarding Officer'. You may complete one or more modules. You may not take the comprehensive exam until all modules are completed. Enrollment in the BOQS Program or any other course in not required.

Convenings

The Boarding Officer E-Learning Course is available 24 hours a day from any computer with CAC access.
Last Modified 10/18/2013