The 40-Hour Engineering Familiarization course is intended for both deck and engineering ratings that have little or no experience in the engine room who serve on board a vessel as part of the regular complement and covers the mandatory minimum training requirements for engineering. The training includes basic safety and pollution prevention precautions and procedures, layouts of different types of engine rooms, types of hazards and handling equipment, general operational sequence and engine room terminology. This course is also named the “Deckeneer Course.”
This course familiarizes new hires and deckhands with the engine room environment and the ability to safely monitor such spaces while conducting machinery space rounds. Major topic areas are as follows:
- Towing and offshore supply industry and vessel familiarization, as well as the duties of the duty engineer.
- Auxiliary plants, miscellaneous systems, and auxiliary machinery
- Diesel propulsion plants and machinery
- Engine room safety
- Machinery space rounds
- Sea project indoctrination
Upcoming Course Dates:
Call (757) 464-6008 For Class Availability
Class Start Times:
Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 4:00 p.m.
Check-in Time Starts at:
Day Classes: 7:00 a.m.
Night Classes: 3:00 p.m.
Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course