Any applicant who successfully completes the QMED – Electrician (MIDATL-383) course will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.15-9 for QMED – Electrician, provided the course completion certificate is presented within one year of training; AND receive credit for the OICEW assessments OICEW-3-1A, OICEW-3-1B, OICEW-3-1C and OICEW-3-1D.

Major topic areas are as follows:

  • Engineering Safety & Environmental Protection
  • Electrical Safety and Lock-Out and Tag-Out Procedures
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Circuits and Their Analysis
  • Alternating Current Fundamentals
  • Alternators and Transformers
  • AC Motors
  • Batteries and Battery Charging systems
  • Rotating DC Machinery/Generators and Motors
  • Electromechanical Control of Motors
  • Solid State Control of Motors
  • Shipboard Electrical Distribution and Lighting Systems
  • Conductors, Cabling, and Wiring Techniques
  • Electrical Meters and Electrical System Troubleshooting
  • Electrical System Maintenance
  • Cathodic Protection Systems
  • Regulations for Shipboard Electrical Equipment