Training: The Future of the Coast Guard

    We offer training for entry level and advanced rate-specific skills, leadership, program support, professional development and performance improvement.

    Rate-specific Training

    Each school operates an "A" School for entry level Petty Officer skills, and one or more "C" Schools for advanced Petty Officer skills.

    Advanced and Leadership Training

    Course Designers Course (CDC)

    Instructor Development Course (IDC)