Flotilla Leadership Course

The National Training Department is pleased to offer the Flotilla Leadership Course (FLC). This course provides Flotilla Commanders (FC) and Vice Flotilla Commanders (VFC) the organizational framework and resources to successfully manage their Flotillas. Completion of this course qualifies members to run for the positions of FC and VFC.

The FLC presents leadership and management concepts and provides tools and other online resources that support the requirements of these positions throughout their tenure. You’ll work your way through this information to achieve the following goals:

  • Exercise leadership and supervision of the flotilla and assure that the overall flotilla program conforms to the Coast Guard and Auxiliary policies and procedures.
  • Supervise administration and coordination between the Vice Flotilla Commander and staff members.
  • Become familiar with the Auxiliary Manual (AUXMAN) and the Flotilla Procedures Manual (FPM).
  • Prepare to effectively support the policy, requirements, and procedures related to flotilla administration, administration principles courtesy, protocol, and ceremonies the auxiliary's technology world the flotilla staff flotilla correspondence.

Here are new procedures on how to access this course as of 13 Jun 2012:

To access the course, please visit the Coast Guard Auxiliary Online Classroom at to self-enroll into the course. After you have reviewed the online presentation and related materials you can access the National Testing Center to take the final exam to record completion.

Please Note: Students who take a District led course do not have to take the NTC exam (quiz).