2700 | Engineering Familiarization (Deckeneer)

Price: $1,000
Course Number: 2700
Course Length: 40 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 12

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

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

Required Course Tools:

No tools required for this course


Call (757) 464-6008 for class availability or to schedule online class

Check-in Time Starts at: 7:00 a.m.
Class Starts at: 8:00 a.m.

Why Come to Norfolk, VA

MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.