Price: $4,000
Course Number: 2738
Course Length: 160 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 8

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Gas Turbine Crossover (Endorsement) (MIDAL-208) course will satisfy the requirements of:

  • 46 CFR 11.502(a)(4) for adding the Gas Turbine endorsement to the level of their current unlimited Motor or Steam endorsement OR receive 60 days sea service credit towards upgrading an unlimited third assistant (Gas Turbine) engineer license to an unlimited second assistant (Gas Turbine) engineer license.
  • The Gas Turbine Plants training requirements of 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(vii).
  • The Gas Turbine standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.329(a)(3); Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVIC 17-14 Ch-2 Tasks 1.1.D, 4.3.B, 4.3.E, and 4.3.H.
  • The Gas Turbine standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.325(a)(2); Section A-III/2 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVIC 15-14 Ch-1 Tasks 1.3.A, 1.3.B, 1.3.C, 1.3.D, 3.3.A and 7.1.C.

This course may be used for only one application towards sea time credit OR Gas Turbine endorsement cross-over and may not be used for subsequent raises-in-grade or cross-over applications and this course can not be used for recency. The applicant will need to take the Increase in Scope exam for this course at a USCG Regional Exam Center.

Applicant who have successfully completed your course need not present completed “Control Sheets” for these assessments in application for STCW certification.


Syllabus covers the requirements of the Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), Section A-III/1 and Table- A-III/1, for competence in knowledge of the following:

Table A-III/1 Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine-room or designated duty engineers in a periodically unmanned engine-room.

Function: Marine engineering at the operational level

1. Competence: Use English in written and oral form.

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:

  • Adequate knowledge of the English language to enable the officer to use engineering publications and to perform engineering duties.

2. Competence: Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems in accordance with operating manuals, established rules and procedures.

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:

  • Basic construction and operation principles of machinery systems, including:
    • Marine gas turbine.
    • Shafting installations, including propeller

Call 757-464-6008 to schedule this class

Check-in Time Starts at: 7:00 A.M.
Class Start Times: 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.