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ABYC Marine Electrical Certification (Annapolis, MD)
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 Export to Your Calendar 1/14/2020 to 1/16/2020
When: January 14-16, 2020
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: ABYC Headquarters - Hornor Maritime Center
613 Third St.
Third Floor
Annapolis, Maryland  21403
United States
Presenter: Mike Bonicker
Contact: Casey Bates
410-990-4460 X 100


Online registration is available until: 1/14/2020
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Course Fees

Course registration fee:
  • ABYC Member price: $985
  • Non-Member price: $1,270

*Price includes study guide, exam, and lunch daily 

 

Description

The ABYC Electrical Certification has become the most recognized and credible demonstration of skill mastery in the marine electrical service and installation field worldwide. Become an industry expert in electrical fundamentals, multi-meter usage, grounding and bonding systems, battery and inverter installation, AC/DC components & more!

The course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair.

This three day class format includes an online learning component designed to provide preliminary coursework prior to the class.  The online component for the ABYC Electrical Certification class covers the first four chapters from the course book. The online learning component access will be sent by email two weeks prior to the course start date.

The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC standards and topics covered listed below. 

Click Here to take the Electrical Certification Pretest to help determine whether you are ready to successfully take the certification exam.

 

Certification Designations

Certification requirements are in effect for this course. For more information click HERE.

 

Topics & ABYC Standards Covered

  • Basic electrical theory and fundamentals
  • Multi-meter usage
  • Grounding and bonding systems
  • Cable installation and termination
  • Battery installation, maintenance, testing & charging systems
  • Inverter installation and troubleshooting
  • AC shore power systems
  • AC generators
  • AC panel boards
  • DC panel boards
  • AC components
  • DC components
  • Safety equipment

ABYC Standards

  • A-24,Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems on Boats
  • A-27,Alternating Current Generator Sets
  • A-28,Galvanic Isolators
  • A-31,Battery Chargers and Inverters
  • A-32,AC Power Conversion Equipment and Systems
  • E-2,Cathodic Protection Systems
  • E-10,Storage Batteries
  • E-11,AC and DC Electrical Systems on Boats
  • TE-4,Lightning Protection Systems

Code of Federal Regulations

    • 33 CFR 183

     

    Exam/Credit Details

    • The exam is comprised of 200 questions
    • The passing score: 83%
    • Timed Exam: 3 Hours
    • CEU's available: 32

     

    Lunch

    Lunch will be served both days.  
    Please let us know upon registration if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. We will do our best to accommodate food intolerance /special diets - but there is no guarantee! 
    Contact Jaye Morton at jmorton@abycinc.org (410) 990-4460 x100

     

    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. There are a number of local hotels including;

    Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis Downtown
    174 West Street
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    410-990-1100

    Follow this link for the Hilton Garden to receive ABYC's corporate rate - 

    http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/reservations/index.jhtml?hotel=ANPMDGI&corporateCode=3189430


    For more information on ABYC Education policies click:HERE

     

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