Course Description

The Marine Standards Certification course provides students with a comprehensive and focused look at the key Marine Standards and addresses specific compliance issues relevant to engineers, installers, compliance inspectors, and marine surveyors.


Topics & Standards Covered

  • Cockpit drainage and electric bilge pump systems
  • Potable water system components, installation and servicing
  • AC and DC electrical systems and components including batteries, generators, chargers and inverters
  • Engine exhaust, propulsion, steering and control systems
  • Gasoline and diesel fuel and ventilation systems
  • Portable and fixed firefighting equipment and systems
  • Gasoline and propane detection systems
  • Carbon monoxide detection systems
  • LPG systems and components
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment
  • Liquid and solid-fueled boat heating systems
  • Navigation Lights and Sound Signal Appliances
  • Boat load capacity
  • Vessel buoyancy requirements
  • Powering of boats
  • Boat lifting and storage

Marine Standards Covered

  • 54 of ABYC’s most referenced Standards are addressed

Code of Federal Regulations

  • 33 CFR 183

Exam/Credit Details

  • On-Demand Course Fees: Member $795 – Nonmember $1,095
  • Online Course Fees: Member $985 – Nonmember $1,495
  • Exam only Fees: Member $295 – Nonmember $595
  • The exam is comprised of 134 questions
  • The passing score: 83%
  • Timed Exam: 3 Hours
  • CEUs available: 32

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