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Jan
21
Mon
ABYC Marine Systems Certification @ Great Lakes Boat Building School
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm

Course Fees

 Course registration fee:

  • ABYC Member price: $985
  • Non-Member price: $1,250

*Price includes study guide, exam, and lunch daily

Description

This course is designed for the marine professional with experience working with marine systems design, installation or repair. This course will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC Standards. The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC Standards and Topics Covered listed below.

The new three day class format now includes an online learning component designed to provide preliminary coursework prior to the class.  The online component for the ABYC Systems Certification class covers chapters one-four of the course book.  It also provides an overview of ABYC along with certification requirements and helpful hints to manage your certification.

The online learning component access will be sent by email two weeks prior to the course start date.

Topics Covered

  • Potable water systems
  • Marine sanitation systems
  • Tankage
  • Hull piping
  • Electrical installations
  • Compressed gas for cooking and heating
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Fuel systems (gas and diesel)
  • Steering and control systems
  • Accessory control systems
  • Fire protection systems
  • General knowledge and boatyard etiquette. (Addresses specific tool usage and precision measurement)

Standards Covered

ABYC Standards

  • A-4, Fire Fighting Equipment
  • A-6, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Equipment
  • A-24, Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems on Boats
  • E-11, AC and DC Electrical Systems on Boats
  • H-22, Electric Bilge Pump Systems
  • H-23, Water Systems for Use on Boats
  • H-27, Seacocks, Thru-hull Fittings, and Drain Plugs
  • H-24, Gasoline Fuel Systems
  • H-25, Portable Gasoline Fuel Systems
  • H-32, Ventilation of Boats Using Diesel
  • H-33, Diesel Fuel Systems
  • P-1, Installation of Exhaust Systems for Propulsion and Auxiliary Engines
  • P-14, Mechanical Propulsion Control Systems
  • P-24, Electric/Electronic Propulsion Control Systems

Code of Federal Regulations

  • 33 CFR 183

Lunch

Pricing includes lunch each day.
Please let us know upon registration if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. There is however, is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate all food intolerance /special diets.
Contact Bonnie Wilson at bwilson@abycinc.org (410) 990-4460 x 103

 

Policy/Details

Candidates must:

  • present a photo ID on exam day.
  • bring a #2 pencil on the exam day.

Study Materials

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide, class notes and additional ABYC Standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam.

ADA Requests
Students with ADA accommodations must inform the ABYC in writing of said needs at the time of class registration to ensure that any special accommodations can be made for exam taking. Students may use a calculator during the exam.

Cancellation/Refunds
Requests for cancellation and refund of a class registration must be submitted, in writing, no less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   A $150 cancellation fee will apply.   Refunds will not be considered for non-attendance or for requests received less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   Cancellation requests may be emailed to Casey Bates at cbates@abycinc.org.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the course end date.

ABYC reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks prior to the course start date.  Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements.  ABYC will not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.

Travel/Lodging:

Attendees are responsible for arranging their own transportation and lodging.

For more information on ABYC Education policies click: HERE

Mar
11
Mon
ABYC Gas Engine Certification @ Great Lakes Boat Building School
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm

Course Fees

 Course registration fee:

  • ABYC Member price: $845
  • Non-Member price: $1,130

*Price includes study guide, exam, and lunch daily

Description

The gasoline engine certification takes a non-brand specific look at gasoline engine theory and troubleshooting. Additionally, you will learn marine specific installation requirements found in ABYC Standards, but also USCG requirements as dictated by the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations).

Certification Requirements

The new certification requirements are in effect for this course. For more information click HERE.

Topics Covered

  • Engine Ventilation Systems
  • Engine Exhaust Systems
  • Raw/Sea Water System
  • Closed Cooling Water
  • Control Systems
  • Engine Electrical Systems
  • Drive System
  • Base Engine
  • Gasoline Fuel Systems
  • Ignition Systems

Standards Covered

ABYC Standards

  • A-14 Gasoline and propane gas detection systems
  • A- 24 Carbon monoxide detection systems
  • A-33, Emergency Engine Cut-off Devices
  • H-2 Ventilation of boats using gasoline
  • H-24 Gasoline fuel systems
  • P-1 Installation of exhaust systems used in propulsion and auxiliary engines
  • P-4 Marine engines and transmissions
  • P-6 Propeller shafting systems
  • P-14 Mechanical propulsion control systems
  • P-24 Electric/electronic propulsion control systems

Code of Federal Regulations

  • 33 CFR 183

Exam/Credit Details

  • The exam is comprised of 192 questions
  • The passing score: 83%
  • Timed Exam: 3 Hours
  • CEUs available: 32

Lunch

Pricing includes lunch each day.
Please let us know upon registration if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. There is however, no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate all food intolerance /special diets.
Contact Bonnie Wilson bwilson@abycinc.org (410) 990-4460 x103

Policy/Details

Candidates must:

  • present a photo ID on exam day.
  • bring a #2 pencil on the exam day.

Study Materials

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide, class notes and additional ABYC Standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam.

ADA Requests
Students with ADA accommodations must inform the ABYC in writing of said needs at the time of class registration to ensure that any special accommodations can be made for exam taking. Students may use a calculator during the exam.

Cancellation/Refunds
Requests for cancellation and refund of a class registration must be submitted, in writing, no less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   A $150 cancellation fee will apply.   Refunds will not be considered for non-attendance or for requests received less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   Cancellation requests may be emailed to Casey Bates at cbates@abycinc.org.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the course end date.

ABYC reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks prior to the course start date.  Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements.  ABYC will not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.

For more information on ABYC Education policies click: HERE

Apr
1
Mon
ABYC Diesel Engine Certification @ Great Lakes Boat Building School
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm

 

 

Course Fees

 Course registration fee:

  • ABYC Member price: $845
  • Non-Member price: $1,130

*Price includes study guide, exam, and lunch daily

Description

ABYC’s Diesel Engine Certification takes a generic approach to diesel engine theory of operation, troubleshooting and marine specific installation requirements. Certification candidates with formal marine engine manufacturer training will learn additional information only addressed by the ABYC in seven relevant standards.

Certification Requirements

The new certification requirements are in effect for this course. For more information click HERE.

Topics Covered

  • Basic Diesel Principles
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Seawater Cooling Systems
  • Close Cooling Systems
  • Engine Control Systems
  • Engine Electrical Systems
  • Drive Systems
  • Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Diesel Fuel-Injection Systems

Standards Covered

ABYC Standards

  • H-32, Ventilation of Boats Using Diesel Fuel
  • H-33, Diesel Fuel Systems
  • P-1, Installation of Exhaust Systems for Propulsion and Auxiliary Engines
  • P-4, Marine Inboard Engines and Transmissions
  • P-14, Mechanical Propulsion Control Systems
  • P-24, Electric/Electronic Propulsion Control Systems

Exam/Credit Details

  • The exam is comprised of 185 questions
  • The passing score: 80%
  • Timed Exam: 3 Hours
  • CEUs available: 32

Lunch

Pricing includes lunch each day.
Please let us know upon registration if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. There is  no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate all food intolerance/special diets.
Contact Bonnie Wilson at bwilson@abycinc.org (410) 990-4460 x 103

Policy/Details

Candidates must:

  • present a photo ID on exam day.
  • bring a #2 pencil on the exam day.

Study Materials

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide, class notes and additional ABYC Standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam.

ADA Requests
Students with ADA accommodations must inform the ABYC in writing of said needs at the time of class registration to ensure that any special accommodations can be made for exam taking. Students may use a calculator during the exam.

Cancellation/Refunds
Requests for cancellation and refund of a class registration must be submitted, in writing, no less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   A $150 cancellation fee will apply.   Refunds will not be considered for non-attendance or for requests received less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   Cancellation requests may be emailed to Casey Bates at cbates@abycinc.org.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the course end date.

ABYC reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks prior to the course start date.  Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements.  ABYC will not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.

For more information on ABYC Education policies click: HERE

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