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Welcome candidates of the 2011 Crew and Coxswain Academy held in Portland, OR and hosted by Flotilla 73.  This page will be updated frequently  throughout the academy with updates, downloads and other important information.

For those who need a copy of the Operations Policy Manual or
the Boat Crew Training Manual, you will find a link to that and other Coast Guard publications below.
Note: Crew Candidates are training for surface operations where you will be working directly with the public. For this reason, it is essential that your uniform is correct, clean and is consistent with the professionalism expected by the Coast Guard and the public.  Candidates are encouraged to review the uniform standards page and ensure that you meet the requirements outlined in Chapter 10 of the Aux Policy Manual.
Civilian clothing is authorized during the first few months of the academy while new members are acquiring the Operational Dress Uniform (ODU).  Members are encouraged to wear the ODU to all academy events once they have the entire uniform.  Partial wear of the ODU is not authorized. For this reason, you must wear civilian clothing until you have all required items for the ODU uniform.
Portland Crew Academy Candidates in survival suits during training
Academy Publications
Crew Academy Schedule
Boat Crew Seamanship Manual
Boat Crew Qualification Guide
Coxswain Qualification Guide
Navigation Rules
Operations Policy Manual
Coast Guard SAR Addendum
GAR Model
Side Tow
Stern Tow
Required ICS Courses
Course
Required For
Course Descriptions
Crew
Qualification
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
Members seeking to be qualified in an Auxiliary Operational Program must complete this coursework prior to certification by DIRAUX.
Coxswain
Qualification
ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.

ICS210
or
ICS300
Coxswain Qualifcation
Members designated as leaders or SURLs.
These courses are available via classroom instruction only. They are not available on the Internet.

Other Keys to Success:

Coast Guard Auxiliary Uniform Guide