ABYC and MetalCraft Join Forces to Offer Electrical Certification Course in Kingston

ABYC and MetalCraft have joined forces to offer the ABYC Electrical Certification Course in Kingston, Ontario,  Tuesday, April 17, 2012 through to Friday, April 20, 2012.

The sessions run from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM daily at the Peachtree Inn, 1187 Princess Street in Kingston, Ontario.

This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 – 5 years experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair. The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC electrical standards. Course topics include electrical theory, lead-acid batteries, using a multi-meter, battery testing, generator sets, inverters, grounding and bonding systems, troubleshooting and more. At the time of registration, each student will be shipped the latest edition of the ABYC Study Guide which should be studied prior to class. Your ABYC study guide contains excerpts from all the pertinent ABYC Standards for this class. This class concludes with a 200 question certification exam.

The ABYC standards, ABYC study guide, and your class notes may be referred to during this exam. The current ABYC Standards are available to members online via (WebStir), CD, or as a book. The use of laptop computers, calculators or mobile phones (with a calculator app) will be allowed during the exam, however anyone caught texting or engaging in any sort of photography during the exam will be immediately ejected from the class. Candidates removed from class for any ethical violation will not be refunded tuition, or test fees.

All candidates need to supply their own #2 lead pencil for filling out the exam answer sheet.

Standards specific to this certification, and that the certification candidate may want to review or have access to during the exam include: A-27, A-28, A-31, E-2, E-11, E-10, TE-4, TA-27 and TE-30

Class Note: You may bring the ABYC Standards Manual "Standards & Technical Information Reports for Small Craft" or CD Rom/Laptop to class. All Standards discussed will be contained in your Study Guide. You must bring your Study Guide to class. A Study Guide will be shipped to you upon curse registration.

This class is being "Hosted" by MetalCraft Marine and Ray Toth. These two parties have worked hard to bring ABYC classes to Kingston, Ontario. They have guaranteed a certain class size to receive a class price discount so we really hope people will get behind this important and valuable opportunity. To register directly with ABYC Please call Sandy @ ABYC 410-990-4460 ext 101 or register via the website.

Call the hotel directly to make your room reservation. Rooms are at a first come first served basis; Peachtree Inn 1-800-706-0698. There are rooms available at a special price of $72.00 per room plus hst per double occupancy. When booking please mention you will be attending the ABYC Class.

Also, remember that ABYC will be sending materials to Canada from the US and that can be a lengthly process, so please submit you registration ASAP to assure your materials arrive in time for your class.

Registration Fees: ABYC Member $800.00       Non-Member $1,170.00

Contact Info: Sandy Brown  Email: sbrown@abycinc.org  Phone: 410-990-4460 ext. 101

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