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LAW ENFORCEMENT

PSU BASIC SKILLS COURSE

Course Code: 501567
Duration: 11 Days
How To Apply: Submit Electronic Training Request via Direct Access
Prerequisites: ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO CHECK SMTC WEBSITE TO ENSURE PROPER COMPLIANCE OF PROPER PREREQUISITES AND EQIPMENT. MEMBERS WHO ARRIVE WITHOUT PROPER PREREQUISITES AND EQIPMENT MAY BE DISENROLLED. http://www.uscg.mil/smtc
Special Info: PSU Unit Commanding Officers may request a waiver via the Deployable Operations Group to CG-5323 for alcohol or courts martial incidents.

Quota assignment for this course will be based on PSU deployment schedule dates. All other request will be considered on availability of remaining quotas for each class.

Purpose

To introduce a member of the USCG Port Security Unit (PSU) to the information and skills needed to operate successfully as a member of the PSU during deployment OCONUS in accordance with United States Coast Guard orders, instructions, doctrine and real world requirements. This course provides E-1 through O-5 personnel with instruction on basic skills required of a PSU team member. The student will be required to complete classroom and practical field exercises. Units consist of NBC, Land navigation, Entry Control Points, Vehicle Searches, Rear Area Security, Crew Served Weapons, M203, and MOUT/BUST, Individual and Squad Movement, and basic patrolling. There will be a number of practical exercises and live fire training. Students will be living in field conditions and eating field rations for the majority of the course. Students are also exposed to a robust physical training regimen.

Convening Dates

Facility Name Start Date End Date Session #
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 3/16/2015 3/27/2015 76
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 4/13/2015 4/24/2015 77
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 5/11/2015 5/22/2015 78
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 6/1/2015 6/12/2015 79
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 6/15/2015 6/26/2015 80
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 7/20/2015 7/31/2015 81
SPECIAL MISSIONS TRAINING CTR 8/10/2015 8/21/2015 82