Officer in Charge of Marine Inspections (OCMI) should consider the following as the minimum standards for all approved course training facilities including local alternate (satellite) training facilities. To assist in the determination of suitability of all training facilities, obtain as a minimum, the following information before an approval is provided:
Site Plan: A scaled site plan must be provided for each training facility location request. If classes are to be held in a local alternate training facility, the site plan when necessary, should be accompanied by marketing brochures or other reliable information, such as signed copies of contracts, to support the information set forth in the scaled site plan.
Class Size: The maximum number of students permitted to occupy a classroom at a training facility, or alternative location, will be limited to the number permitted by the original course approval. Class size may be further limited by the physical size of the primary (original) or local alternate training facility (classroom) by the application of the following student/room size ratio.