PLEASE NOTE: ALL MEMBERS & GUESTS MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.  ALL MEMBERS MUST HAVE A CURRENT ANSC-7101 FORM ON FILE AND CARRY A COMPLETED VACCINATION SELF ATTESTATION FORM WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES.

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Training Session Overview

Aids Verifiers & Navigation Services: This course will explain the Aids Verifier Qualification and where to find the information needed to get qualified. It will cover District PATON verifications, bridge surveys, and actual use of Harbormaster.

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Auxiliary Applicant Management System: This is initial training for the AAMS system, used for tracking and managing leads from prospective Auxiliary members that submitted inquiries on the National “Join-Us” website.  It will provide basic knowledge of the system’s log-in, functions and usage. This is primarily for appointed HR officers as they are the only ones with access to the system.

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AUXCT Training Seminars: All 6 courses will be offered at DTRAIN. Five of the classes, except the Ethics Course, are required to be completed every five years. Members are only required to take Ethics one time.

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AUX-MEES PQS: This course primarily deals with pollution outreach education and is one of the Marine Safety PQS’s that could be used for meeting the requirement to earn the Marine Safety Training Ribbon and/or the Marine Safety Trident. It was formally known as the Auxiliary Marine Environmental Education Specialist PQS, however the name has been changed to the Auxiliary Prevention Outreach Specialist. This PQS requires numerous prerequisite course completions, classroom training, practical activities, sign offs, and an Auxiliary Oral Board for successful completion. It is a detailed program that will require dedication by the member to complete. Those who meet the prerequisites and attend this training can expect to complete the classroom portion and obtain specific sign offs.

 

COURSE NOTES: AUX-MEES: (now called - Aux Prevention Outreach Specialist) this training is going to require the student to be familiar with the Aux Prevention Outreach Specialist PQS and the many other training prerequisites needed before completing this qualification and receiving the designation. This class offers the member the opportunity to start this process and receiving section 1-4 sign offs in their PQS. Students should print and bring a copy of the Aux Prevention Outreach Specialist PQS workbook with them to DTRAIN. They should also download the Aux Prevention Outreach Specialist Study Guide on their laptop and bring it with them to DTRAIN.

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Aviation-Air Operations Workshop: This workshop is required for all pilots, air crew, air observers, and those currently training for any of these competencies, including members in REYR status who intend to regain their certification.

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Aviation-Aviation Medical Presentation: This class will discuss medical conditions that affect pilots in the air and on the ground.

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Aviation-Egress Training: This class is designed to educate students on water survival in case of ditching.

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Aviation-Intro to AUXAIR: This class will explain the Auxiliary and District 1 SR’s Aviation Program, covering many topics and requirements.

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Aviation-Survival Equipment/PPE: This course will allow instructors to discuss survival equipment that is used on Aviators life jackets and demonstrate how to use it.

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Benefits of Auxiliary Membership: Do you know all the discounts and deals that are available to you simply because you’ve joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary?  Come and learn how to turn these privileges into savings and fun for you and your family!

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BOAT AMERICA Course: This is the newly approved 8 hour Boating Safety Course required for members to be advanced from AP and IQ status to BQ status. Upon successfully completing the closed book test at the end of the class, students will receive a certificate of completion. Members from NJ will receive a certificate of completion; however this course will not meet the requirements for them to obtain a NJ Boater Safety Certificate.

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D1SR Publication & Photography Guidelines: - What can be included in an Aux publication, what cannot.  Most common uniform and non-uniform violations to avoid in photos; starting and naming a new publication with easy publication tools;  Caption guidelines for your photos; getting the attention of the audience with action photos in your articles. Required photo-release forms, vetting your publication and publication staff officer reference tools.

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Diversity: This course will cover the USCG/USCG Auxiliary Diversity Program. The requirements and application for the NACO 3-Star Diversity Award criteria will be discussed.

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Innovation in Public Affairs: Engaging the public in the RBS mission is exciting but can be challenging so adapting to our ever changing environment is crucial. We will be reviewing techniques to capture the attention and communicate key concepts for both in person and virtual events to help you effectively complete your mission.

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Intro to AUXDATA II: This class will cover the basics of the new AUXDATA II program to include obtaining a login and password, how to change or obtain a new password, and basic navigation of the system.

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Intro to AUXSCOUT: This class will cover the relatively new MOU between the Sea Scouts and the USCG Auxiliary. The presentation will include what is involved, what is required, and how to successfully initiate a relationship between the organizations. The benefits of working together to

Promote the RBS message.

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Intro to Auxiliary Culinary Assistant: This class is the nuts and bolts required to work towards a qualification as an Auxiliary Culinary Assistant.

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Intro to Emergency Planning, Preparedness, & ICS: The D1SR Emergency Management (EM) Department provides analyses and guidance for proper emergency actions, awareness, and readiness as Auxiliarists in preparation for weather-related alerts, hazards, and notifications. The overall goal is to enhance the preparedness and response posture of the District. This course will cover the role of the D1SR EM Department. This includes emergency planning and preparedness for severe weather events in D1SR, application of Incident Command principles for pre-planned major events, and development of Event/Incident Action Plans. Regular Spot Reports and Situation Reports (SITREPs) are produced by the D1SR EM Team. Future plans include training seminars throughout the District, as well as updating the D1SR Emergency Action plan. 

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Intro to Surface Operations: This class will discuss the different opportunities in the District 1SR Operations Program. Boat Crew, Coxswain, and Personal Watercraft Operator qualifications and how to get started will be covered.

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Maritime Domain Awareness & Focus Lens: Maritime Domain Awareness and associated Operation Focused Lens are key Coast Guard Auxiliary anti-terrorism and marine safety tasking by active-duty.  Learn about how to be a good observer, to collect and report key data to active-duty, especially as it relates to Focused Lens.

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New Member Workshop: This training is specifically designed for the “NEW” member with 18 months or less in the Auxiliary. The five topics covered are to help educate the new member and provide a foundation for their future in the Auxiliary.

COURSE NOTES: Only members with 18 months or less in the Auxiliary should register.

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OPFAC’s & AUXDATA II: This class will help clarify the process of completing OPFAC inspections, the paperwork required, and how it needs to be entered into AUXDATA II. Incorrect processing of paperwork has caused major delays in OPFAC approval.

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Program Visitation Qualification:

COURSE NOTES: The member will be required to read and review the Program Visitation Manual prior to attending the class. The class will involve an 1 hour Introduction/Review, 3 hour open book online test, and upon successful completion, the opportunity to conduct their 2 required supervised PV visits to meet all the requirements for qualification. Member needs to bring a personal laptop to complete the open book online test.

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Risk Management Refresher: Completion of this mandatory 4 hour Risk Management Training class for those required to complete it , will keep the Auxiliarist certified in their qualifications for a 15 month timeframe.

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Sanitation Workshop: This class covers basic food safety, including cooking, preparing, serving, and storing. In addition, the prevention of contamination and foodborne illness due to chemical and biological exposure will be covered.

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Surface Operations Workshop: This workshop is required for all boat crew coxswains, boat crew members, personal watercraft operators, paddle craft operators, and those currently training for any of these competencies, including members in Required Yearly Not Met (REYR) status who intend to regain their certification.

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TCO Qualification Course:  To become involved in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Telecommunications program, applicants must become certified as Telecommunications Operators (TCO). All operators of fixed land and land mobile radios must be certified as TCO, except for those members who completed AUXCOM prior to 1 August 2008. In general, the qualification process involves study of the appropriate manuals, demonstrating understanding of them and demonstrating the ability to perform various tasks. There are numerous prerequisites required to attending this class.

 

COURSE NOTES: TCO for D-TRAIN 2022 has been specially developed so that students can attend one 50-minute training module and then receive final sign-off.  To make this possible, each student will have to have attended eight one-hour video sessions, and have passed the brief test following each session, prior to attending D-TRAIN.  Student will also have to download and print a copy of the “Auxiliary Telecommunications Qualification Standard”. Any student wishing to take advantage of the training/qualification opportunity should contact Andrew Ely, DSO-CM 014 at andrew.w.ely@coastguardaux.us.

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Telecommunications Workshop: This workshop is required of all operators and owners of Auxiliary Radio Facilities. It is required of those currently holding TCO, or in training for TCO qualification, and those who are using AUXCOM as their “grandfathered” qualification for radio operation. This does not apply to operation of radios on aircraft or vessels which are covered by crew certification.

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Uniforms: Common Issues and Solutions: This class is designed to discuss the most common issues observed with the wearing of the Tropical Blue, ODU, and Service Dress Blue uniforms, and how to correct them. We all need to be observant and wear our uniforms with pride. Our goal is 100% adherence to USCG uniform guidelines.

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USCG and District 1 RBS Program: A complete overview of the current USCG and District RBS Programs.

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Vessel Examination Training: This training class will cover a 1 hour overview of the Vessel Examination Program, and then allow the VE Trainee to take the 3 hour open book online test. Those members that do not wish to attempt the open book online test have the option of doing so after DTRAIN. The ADSO-VE’s will maintain contact with all VE Trainee’s registered for this training, mentoring them through the successful completion of the online test, and assist them in completing their 5 required supervised Vessel Safety Checks with a qualified Vessel Examiner in their area. They will be mentored through the completion of their qualification.

COURSE NOTES: Member should review and be familiar with the VSC Manual and forms VE’s use (7003, 7008, 7012, 7012a, and 7038) prior to attending DTRAIN. Instructor will provide students with hardcopies once registration is completed and before DTRAIN. Students that wish to attempt the open book online exam will need to bring a laptop to DTRAIN. Those attendees not ready to take the open-book test have the option of taking the exam after DTRAIN.

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EVENT REGISTRATION

Registration opens on January 31, 2022 and will close on February 25, 2022 at 2000hrs.... To register for this years event click on the link below.

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