2718 | Qualified Member of the Engineering Dept. (QMED) Oiler


Price: $3,000.00
Course Number: 2718
Course Length: 120 Hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 1
Maximum Class Size: 12 

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

07/12/2021 – 07/30/2021
09/13/2021 – 10/01/2021
11/15/2021 – 12/03/2021

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

Course Description

Any applicant who successfully completes the QMED-Oiler (MIDATL-387) course within 1 year of application will satisfy the professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5) for a national rating endorsement as QMED-Oiler; AND receive 60 days of sea service credit towards the sea service requirements of 46 CFR 12.503(a).

This course complies with the requirements of Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Chapter A-III/5 mandatory minimum standard of competence for ratings as able seafarer engine in a manned engine-room or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engine-room. This training satisfies the requirements for the General Safety, and Oiler examination modules. The course includes a hands-on practical and a classroom lecture portion for theory and familiarization.

This Course covers:

Engineering Safety

  • Fire Chemistry & Classes of Fire
  • Portable Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Fixed and Semi-portable Firefighting equipment
  • Shipboard Fire Protection, Prevention & Alarms
  • Turnout Gear and Breathing Equipment
  • Flooding & Damage Control
  • Vessel Construction, Stability & Buoyancy
  • Lockout/Tags-Plus and Engine Room Safety Programs
  • Confined Space Entry Program
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Personal Safety Programs

Introduction to Engineering

  • Hand Tools
  • Fasteners
  • Ship’s Tanks
  • Pumps
  • Valves
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Piping Systems
  • Piping System Accessories
  • Gauges
  • Lubrication & Bearings

Miscellaneous Systems

  • Fire Main and Sprinker Systems
  • Ballast Systems
  • Auziliary Cooling Water Systems
  • Bilge Systems
  • Potable and E/R Service Fresh Water Systems
  • Lube Oil Fill and Transfer Systems
  • Fuel Oil Fill and Transfer Systems

Auxiliary Plants

  • Oily Water Separators
  • Sewage Treatment Plants
  • Compressed Air Plants
  • Basic Hydraulic Power Systems
  • Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems
  • Motor Vessel Steam Plants
  • Distilling Plants
  • Oil Purification Plants
  • Basic Electricity and Electrical Circuits
  • Electricity Generating Plants & Electrical Distribution
  • Ship’s Batteries

Diesel Propulsion Machinery

  • Introduction to Diesel Engines
  • Diesel Engine Construction I
  • Diesel Engine Construction II
  • Engine Starting, Cooling and Lubrication Systems
  • Intake and Exhaust Systems
  • Diesel Engine Fuel Delivery
  • Diesel Engine Operating and Safety Controls
  • Propeller Shafting, Clutches, & Reduction Gear
  • Diesel Engine Operations

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