Standards Evaluation & Development

8/15/2016: Site approvals for approved courses and programs

The Coast Guard National Maritime Center posted a notice providing details on the submission of site approval requests for Coast Guard-approved courses and programs.

Site approval requests must include:

  • The course(s), program(s), or specific instructions to be given at the proposed location;
  • A description of the proposed space/facility;
  • Photographs of multiple views including the exterior. If practical, the photos should show the facility as it would be set up for instruction;
  • A floor plan detailing room measurements with the intended or actual location of tables, chairs, podiums, and training aids. This should be reasonably to scale; and
  • A minimum of 24 square feet per student, not including the instructor’s space, mechanicals, walkways, etc.


Please view the entire notice for additional details on these requests.

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