Navy League Cadet Training Syllabus


Training Officer: ENS Zherebnekov*

The NLCC Syllabus is designed to introduce leaguers to Naval History, organization, leadership, and shipboard procedures. It is divided into five parts and is designed to be completed during the course of the leaguer's time in the program.

 

Leaguers in Training Ship Midway complete most of their assignments at home and apply those concepts in hand-on and group exercises at drill. 

 

 

PART I: NLCC APPRENTICE CADET 

OBJECTIVE: ORIENTATION & INTEGRATION INTO UNIT

  1. NSCC/NLCC Organization and Chain of Command
  2. NLCC Uniforms
  3. Health and Personal Hygiene
  4. Military Courtesy
  5. NSCC Officer Ranks and NLCC Cadet Rates
  6. Basic Military Drill (without arms)
  7. Basic Marching and Drill
  8. Personal Relations

PART II: NLCC ABLE CADET
OBJECTIVE: INTRODUCTION TO THE  NAVY

  1. Navy Traditions and Heroes
  2. Self Discipline and The Corps
  3. Watchstanding/Quarterdeck Procedure
  4. Ship Construction and Nomenclature
  5. Navy and Coast Guard Ships
  6. Navy and Coast Guard Aircraft
  7. Marlinespike Seamanship – Knots
  8. Fire Prevention
  9. Swimming Safety Rules

PART III: NLCC PETTY OFFICER THIRD CLASS
OBJECTIVE: DEVELOPING PERSONAL & MILITARY LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  1. Navy Traditions and Heroes
  2. Core Values
  3. Developing Petty Officer Leadership Skills
  4. Command Presence – Marching and Drill Instruction
  5. Marlinspike Seamanship – Splices
  6. First Aid – Breathing, Bleeding and Shock
  7. First Aid – Fractures and Splints
  8. Service to the Unit

PART IV: NLCC PETTY OFFICER SECOND CLASS
OBJECTIVE: PRACTICING LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  1. Navy Traditions and Heroes
  2. Petty Officer Military and Administrative Duties
  3. Navy and Coast Guard Small Craft
  4. Decks and Compartments
  5. Lookout Reports – Relative Bearings
  6. Aids to Navigation, Rules of the Road
  7. First Aid – Burns, Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion and Electrical Shock

PART V: NLCC PETTY OFFICER FIRST CLASS
OBJECTIVE: PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

  1. Navy Traditions and Heroes
  2. Advanced Leadership – The 10 Commandments of Leadership
  3. Compasses and Bearings
  4. Community Service
  5. Nautical Charts and Piloting
  6. Morse Code/Phonetic Alphabet
  7. Signal Flags, Pennants and Semaphore
  8. First Aid – Swimmer Rescue
  9. Navy Career Opportunities, Setting Goals

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*ENS Zherebnekov serves as both the unit executive officer and training officer.