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seafarers are provided training that meets the requirements. Oversight audits verify that
stipulations in the Coast Guard's approval letter and the requirements of 46 CFR 10.303
are followed, that only qualified instructors teach the approved course, and that only
designated examiners (i.e., qualified assessors) conduct performance evaluations of skills
Enclosure (1) is a detailed description of the audit program.
FORMS/REPORT. This Instruction requires that an annual report of oversight activities be
submitted to the National Maritime Center (NMC). The report control number is RCN-16721-
1 . The report shall be submitted by 31 January and contain information concerning the
oversight activities of the previous calendar year. The report's format is contained in enclosure
(2) and may be reproduced locally.
R. C. NORTH
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard
Assisstant commandant for Marine
Safety and Environmental Protection
Encl: (1) Oversight procedures
(2) Annual Report of Oversight
MLCLANT (6 extra); MLCPAC (6 extra).
C:e Boston, Baltimore, Miami, Toledo, San Francisco, Honolulu, New Orleans, Memphis, St.
Louis, Hampton Roads, Charleston, San Juan, Long Beach, San Diego, Portland, Anchorage,
Juneau, Puget Sound (2) (ONLY).
National Maritime Center (1)(ONLY)