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ABYC Marine Electrical Certification (Charleston, SC)
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ABYC Marine Electrical Certification (Charleston, SC)

9/9/2014 to 9/12/2014
When: 9/9/2014
8:30 AM Daily
Where: Department of Natural Resources
217 Fort Johnson Road
Marine Resources & Research Division Bldg. Rm 145
Charleston, South Carolina  29422
United States
Presenter: Sarkis Keuleyan
Contact: Sandy Brown
410-990-4460 X-101

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Special discount pricing is available for members of the NMMA South Carolina from ABYC.  This discount is not available on the Web Registration. You must call ABYC directly at 410-990-4460 X-101 to apply your NMMASC Member Discount.

Here is an overview of the pricing breakdown with the discounts:  

Members of both ABYC and NMMA South Carolina will get $150 off the regular member price.  $885 - $150 = $735.  

Members of NMMA South Carolina but NOT ABYC must register for this course at $885 and will receive a 1 yr. ABYC business level membership at no charge (value $255). 

ABYC Electrical Certification Description:

This electrical certification course hosted by the DNR of South Carolina is designed and intended for those with a minimum of 3-5 years practical experience in the field of marine electrical design, service or installation. Students new to the marine electrical field should consider our basic electrical programming options.

The successful certification candidate should be familiar with all of the ABYC electrical standards, although the applicable standards will be reviewed as a part of the course. Course content is broken out into 14 topic areas that will be presented over a three and ½ day period. The three-hour certification exam will be administered during the fourth day of the program from late morning into early afternoon. The exact time for the exam will depend upon varying class sizes and review time needed. The 14 topic areas that the candidates should have some pre-requisite background in include:

· Electrical fundamentals                                              AC Shore Power Systems

· Cable Installation and Termination                             AC Generators

· Maintaining and Installing Battery Systems                 AC Panel boards

· Battery Charging Systems                                          DC Panel boards

· Inverters                                                                    AC Components

· DC Components                                                        Safety Equipment

· Troubleshooting                                                         Tips and Hints

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide (which contains all pertinent ABYC standards integrated into the text), class notes and additional ABYC standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam. Students may use a calculator during the exam.  The exam is timed at 3 hours and is comprised of approximately 200 multiple-choice questions.

Students with special needs 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.

All exams are proctored and any candidate caught texting or behaving unethically during the exam will be ejected by the test proctor. Candidates ejected due to unethical behavior will NOT be entitled to any refunds.

Lodging: SpringHill Suites by Marriott / Charleston Riverview  Contact Erin Thompson for reservations 842-266-8084 use DNR Rate for ABYC Education Course

ABYC reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks prior to the class scheduled start date. Onsite reserved classes scheduled by association, corporate or government entities will incur a 10% of contracted rate cancellation fee for any classes cancelled after initial scheduling is established. Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements. ABYC will not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.

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