Vessel Repair and Maintenance

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AVTEC is offering a training suite for Marine Vessel Repair and Maintenance. This training will support the shore based vessel repair, maintenance, and construction industry. This program will help you build the basic skills needed to succeed and grow in this industry, as well as maintain and repair your own vessel.

Contact admissions@avtec.edu or call us at 907-224-3322 for more information. Dates * TBD (to be determined) -- Please email admissions@avtec.edu if you are interested in any of the courses below.

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Training Costs:

Course Name

Date 

Cost 

Marine Carpentry

TBD*

$560

Intermediate Rigging

TBD*

$478

Confined Space Entry and Rescue 

TBD*

$250

Fall protection and Lock out Tag Out

TBD*

$175

Vessel Mechanical Systems

TBD*

$417

Marine Diesel 

11/14/22 - 11/18/22

$417

Marine Diesel 

TBD*

$417

Marine Welding

TBD*

$582

Shipyard Competent Person (Online Only)

TBD*

$450

Confined Space Entry and Rescue 

TBD*

$287

Marine Refrigeration 

10/31/22 - 11/11/22

$800

Vessel Composites 

12/12/22 - 12/16/22

$560

Vessel Electrical 

10/10/22 - 10/28/22

$1185

Shipyard Competent Person

This course is designed to give the student the necessary skills and knowledge to be a Shipyard Competent person. Shipyard employment presents many hazards to workers, including the potential exposure to dangerous atmospheres. Through lectures and hands-on instruction this class will cover subjects pertaining to 29 CFR 1915 Subpart A, B, C, D, and H that concerns the identification and testing of spaces to determine if it is safe for workers. The intent is to have the student continue in the Confined Space Entry/Rescue 2 day course. Shipyard Competent Person courses are delivered online, via Zoom.

Training Days: 3
Training Hours: 18

Confined Space Entry/Rescue

This course provides training in the practices and procedures in confined space entry and rescue. The student learns what is required taken from 29 CFR 1910.146 Permit-required confined spaces, 29 CFR 1910.147 Control of hazardous energy (lock out/ tag out) and 29 CFR 1915 Subpart B. This course is mostly hands-on with preforming safe and correct confined space entry and rescue. This instruction is meant to be preceded by the Shipyard Competent Person course.

Training Days: 2
Training Hours: 12

First Aid and CPR (ALAVTC-197)

American Red Cross certified.
Any applicant who has successfully completed your First Aid & CPR (ALAVTC-197) course will satisfy the following requirements:

  • Elementary First Aid per STCW Code Table A-VI/I-3;

  • Elementary First Aid per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3); and

  • The first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1); and

  • Have performed all practical demonstrations of the Assessment Guidelines for Elementary First Aid sections within the Basic Training NVIC 08-14. 

Call (907) 224-6196 to schedule.
Training Times: 0830 to 1700
Training Days:1
Training Hours: 8

Fall Protection/Lockout Tagout

This course is designed to meet the training requirements set forth by OSHA standards 1915.159(d) and 1915.89(o) for fall protection and Lockout/tagout. Students will gain the knowledge and skills for the proper and safe use, documentation requirements, and maintenance   Fall Protection & Lockout/Tagout courses are  delivered online, via Zoom.

Training Days: 1
Training Hours: 6

OSHA 10

Satisfies the requirements for OSHA 10 for the maritime industry.

Training Days: 2
Training Hours: 10

Marine Maintenance Tools and Machine Shop

This course is designed to give the students introductory skills and knowledge of the most common hand and portable power tools used in the industry. The Marine maintenance industry utilizes many different tools, knowledge of safe and proper use of these is vital for success. Students will learn identification, application, proper use, and maintenance.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Marine Carpentry

This course is designed to give students the carpentry fundamentals necessary to succeed in the Marine Vessel Repair and Maintenance field. Carpentry plays a key role in the industry. Students will gain knowledge in vessel types, design, materials, methods, and finishing.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Pedestal Crane - Intermediate Rigging

Through this course the student will gain a fundamental understanding of pedestal crane safety and intermediate rigging. The course will be delivered using lecture and hands-on training. Some of the pedestal crane learning objectives include: anatomy of pedestal cranes, inspections, operations, hazards, and practice on the crane simulator.  Intermediate rigging topics include: calculating weight, angles, sling stress, center of gravity, sling hitches, sling types, hardware, lifting devices, and communication. Safety is thoroughly stressed.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Vessel Mechanical Systems

The course is geared to the auxiliary machinery on board a marine vessel. The main focus will be on vessel shafts, bearings, pumps, heat exchangers, and hydraulics. The student will learn the principles of the equipment and machinery along with practical applications, uses and troubleshooting and repair. There will be hands-on learning for each component to prepare them when they get out into the marine field. 

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Marine Refrigeration

Through this course the student will gain a fundamental understanding of fluorocarbon based marine refrigeration. Using lecture and hands-on some of the learning objectives are refrigeration theory, refrigeration system gas laws, measurements such as BTU’s, use of troubleshooting equipment and troubleshooting techniques, and recovery equipment. Air conditioning and ventilation systems are considered. Safety is thoroughly stressed.

Days: 10
Training Hours: 60
 

Vessel Electrical

This course is designed to give the student a solid base of understanding concerning electrical basics from AC and DC circuits to motors & motor controllers, distribution systems, generating equipment, electronic principles, meters, and maintenance. Using both class room and hands-on learn ohms law and other electrical calculations. There will be practical troubleshooting techniques learned. Over 50% of the class is in various labs. 

Training Days: 15
Training Hours: 90

Marine Welding

The student will learn the basics of marine welding, welding materials and equipment. Through the use of oxygen/acetylene torch the student is able perform layout work from there to fabricating with arc welding. With safety in mind the class is 80% hands-on.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Employability Skills Training

Provides trainees with techniques for communicating effectively with co-workers and supervisors. Introduces trainees to critical thinking and problem solving skills. Discusses effective telephone and e-mail communication skills. Reviews effective relationship skills, effective self-presentation, and key workplace issues such as sexual harassment, stress, and substance abuse.

Training Days: 3
Training Hours: 18

Marine Diesel 

The instruction in this class is focused on the theory and how and why the diesel engine works. The course is mostly hands-on with classroom time going through the engine components. Using what is learned during classroom time the student will dissemble and identify components, taking measurements and reassemble a diesel engine. The student will learn about the different types and marine applications of these engines.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30
 

Vessel Composites

This course is designed to give students the Composite fundamentals necessary to succeed in the Marine Vessel Repair and Maintenance field. Composites and Coatings play a key role in the Marine maintenance industry. Through classroom and hands on training students will gain knowledge in composite materials and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to learn about different resins and fiber applications. After completing the course the student should possess the basic skills to make fiberglass repairs.

Training Days: 5
Training Hours: 30