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Non-Compliant Vessel Pursuit

 

 

 


The MLE Academy offers the Coast Guards only Non-Compliant Vessel Pursuit (NCVP) courses. These courses are offered to U.S. Coast Guard personnel at designated Pursuit Units. The purpose of the NCVP courses are to prepare pursuit crews for the dangerous and difficult tasks associated with stopping non-compliant vessels at sea. Graduates of the NCVP courses possess the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue and gain compliance of vessels in a safe and professional manner. During these five day courses, the majority of the training is performed hands on while underway. Students are evaluated verbally, and through performance based training evolutions.

Course Codes:

Non-Compliant Vessel Pursuit: 502064
Pursuit DT: 100019

Qualification Codes:

PCOXN, PBCM, PMC, PURDT, PUROPFOR

Length:

4 training days, 1 evaluation day

Curriculum:

Pursuit Mission
Pursuit Tactics
NCVP Steps
MOB / Contraband Recovery
SDRE
PMC
International Law
Night Vision Devices
SNO Communications
Plan Unit Training and OPFOR
Current Trends
Customs Border Protection
Underway Pursuit Scenarios

For Pursuit Coxswains (PCOXN):

  • Certified RB-S II, SPC- LE or OTH Coxswain
  • 20 Certified U/W hours on RB-S II, SPC-LE or OTH in last 6 months
  • Certified BTM or BO
  • Certified RB-S II, SPC-LE or OTH PBCM
  • Current Weapons PQS on M4-16//M870/PDW
  • Member must be E4 or above assigned to or with orders to a Pursuit unit.
  • Unit Commanding Officer or Officer in Charge certifies that this member has consistently demonstrated the maturity, judgment, and boat handling skills necessary to perform high-risk training.

For Pursuit Crewman (PBCM):

  • Certified OTH / OTH-J Boat Crewman or Engineer.
  • Certified BTM or BO.
  • Certified on Remington 870 Shotgun (PRSC, PSSC, LA-51).
  • Current Weapons PQS on M-16/M-870/PDW.
  • Member must be E3 or above assigned to or with orders to a Pursuit unit.
  • Unit Commanding Officer or Officer in Charge certifies that this member has consistently demonstrated the maturity, judgment, and crewman skills necessary to perform high-risk boat training.

For Pursuit Mission Commander (PMC):

  • Certified OTH / OTH-J Boat Crewman or Engineer.
  • Certified Boarding Officer.
  • Current Weapons PQS on M-16/M-870/PDW.
  • Member must be E4 or above assigned to or with orders to a Pursuit unit.
  • Unit Commanding Officer or Officer in Charge certifies that this member has consistently demonstrated the maturity, judgment, and crewman skills necessary to perform high-risk boat training.

College Credit Recommendation:

Credit recommendation from American Council on Education (ACE) as follows:  In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in maritime law enforcement.

Waivers:

All Boat Forces Course Waivers must be approved by the Office of Boat Forces CG-731.

How to Apply:

Submit Electronic Training Request (ETR) via Direct Access. Please be sure to list three dates in which the member can attend ranking in order of precedence.

Convenings:

Visit ETQC’s website on the portal for future class dates.   

 

Pursuit Designated Trainer 100019

Qualification Codes:

PDT, POPFOR

Length:

4 training days, 1 evaluation day

Curriculum:

DT OPFOR HRT risk management
DT OPFOR policy
Pursuit OTP
Pursuit case study

Prerequisites:

  • Active duty E-5 or above (CG-731 will consider waiver requests for highly qualified E-4’s).
  • Certified Pursuit Coxswain (SPC-LE, RBS II, OTH III or IV) for at least 6 months prior to course convening date.
  • Unit Commanding Officer or Officer in Charge certifies that this member has consistently demonstrated the maturity, judgment, and skills necessary to perform high-risk boat training.

Waivers:

All Boat Forces Course Waivers must be approved by the Office of Boat Forces CG-731.

How to Apply:

Submit Electronic Training Request (ETR) via Direct Access. For the pursuit course be sure to list three dates in which the member can attend ranking in order of precedence.

Convenings:

Visit ETQC’s website on the portal for future class dates.        

POCs

DT Course
BM1 Angel Cardona
843-740-6603
Angel.J.Cardona@uscg.mil

Pursuit Course
BMC Cody Johnson
843-974-6357
Cody.A.Johnson2@uscg.mil

School Chief
BMCS Mike McGettrick
(843) 974-6356
Michael.J.McGettrick@uscg.mil

Branch Chief
LT Daniel Nelson
(843)746-7984
Daniel.H.Nelson@uscg.mil