Course Number : 2708
Course Length : 160 hours

Minimum Class Size :  2
Maximum Class Size : 8

Price: $4,000.00

Please bring picture ID on first day of class


Any Applicant, who successfully completes the QMED – Junior Engineer (MIDATL-716) course within 1 year of application will satisfy the professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5) for national rating endorsement as QMED-Junior Engineer; PROVIDED the applicant was previously endorsed as QMED AND that the applicant holds either a QMED – Electrician endorsement, OR presents evidence of completing a Coast Guard approved QMED Electrician course; AND Credited with the following TASKS from the Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch:

NVIC 17-14: 5.2.B; 5.2.C; 5.2.D; 5.2.E; 5.3.A; 7.1.A; 7.3.A; 8.2.C.
Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed “Task Control Sheets” for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

This course is in compliance with the requirements of 46 CFR 12.15-7 (b)(2) & (c). This training satisfies the requirements of 46 CFR 12.15-9 for the General Safety, and Junior Engineer examination modules. This course includes a hands-on practical and classroom lecture portion for theory and familiarization. The course outline is based upon The Guidelines for Approving Marine Engineering Courses. Major topic areas are as follows:

  • Shipboard Firefighting
  • Engineering Safety and Environmental Protection
  • Vessel Construction and Stability
  • Pumps
  • Valves
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Gauges
  • Piping Systems
  • Piping System Accessories
  • Hand Tools and Fasteners
  • Firemain, Auxiliary Cooling, and Ballast Systems
  • Bilge Systems and Oily Water Separators
  • Potable Water Systems and Fresh Water Generators
  • Lube Oil and Fuel Oil Filling and Transfer Systems/Operations
  • Sewage Treatment Plants
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Motor Vessel Steam Plants
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Oil Purification Plants
  • Electricity, Electrical Equipment, Generators, Batteries, and Distribution
  • Marine Diesel Engines
  • Propulsion Steam Generating Plants
  • Propulsion Steam Systems and Equipment
  • Power/Propulsion Shafting and Transmissions

Upcoming Course Dates:

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Class Start Times:

Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.

Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.


Check-in Time Starts at:

7:00 a.m. for Day Classes

3:00 p.m. for Night Classes

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Required Course Tools:

No tools required for this course


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