Feb 13, 2018

NMEA ABYCThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) have announced the 2018 Combined Electronics & Electrical Installer Training Schedule. This is the third year the associations have teamed up to offer these valuable courses to the marine industry. Students who successfully complete the four-day course earn three certifications: ABYC Electrical, Basic NMEA Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), and Basic NMEA 2000® Network Installer. The event is the marine industry's premier training opportunity that is specifically designed as a one-stop shop for boat builders, installers, technicians, marine mechanics and surveyors to be trained on ABYC and NMEA standards. Two of the days focus on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training.

The 2018 training schedule is listed below. Registration is now open for all 2018 training events. To register for any of these sessions, visit the NMEA or ABYC websites www.nmea.org or www.abycinc.org; call 410-975-9425 or 410-990-4460; or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

August 2018
Burnaby, BC CANADA
Location: Schneider Electric
August 21 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
August 22- ABYC Marine Electrical Review & Testing
August 23- Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
August 24- Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training

September 2018
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Location: PGA Resort / NMEA Conference & Expo
September 25 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
September 26 - ABYC Marine Electrical Review & Testing
September 27 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
September 28 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training

October 2018
Seattle, WA
Location: Fisheries Supply
October 9 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
October 10 - ABYC Marine Electrical Review & Testing
October 11 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
October 12 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training

December 2018
East Greenwich, RI
Location: New England Institute of Technology
December 3 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
December 4 - ABYC Marine Electrical Review & Testing
December 5 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
December 6 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training

Attending the combined training class costs $1,195 for members of either NMEA or ABYC and $1,695 for nonmembers. Students receive all class materials, including the NMEA Installation Standard and ABYC Marine Electrical Study Guide, as part of the package. Lunch is provided for all four days.

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