LEARNING OPPORTUNITY – ABYC ELECTRICAL CERT COURSE IN VANCOUVER

For marine industry professionals looking to upgrade their skills, Raven Marine is hosting an ABYC Electrical Certification Course in Vancouver, BC on June 11, 2013 at Mosquito Creek Marina, 419 West Esplanade in North Vancouver.

This electrical certification course with instructor Kevin Ritz is designed and intended for those with a minimum of 3-5 years practical experience in the field of marine electrical design, service or installation. Students new to the marine electrical field should consider our basic electrical programming options.

The successful certification candidate should be familiar with all of the ABYC electrical standards, although the applicable standards will be reviewed as a part of the course. Course content is broken out into 14 topic areas that will be presented over a three and ½ day period. The three-hour certification exam will be administered during the fourth day of the program from late morning into early afternoon. The exact time for the exam will depend upon varying class sizes and review time needed.

The 14 topic areas that the candidates should have some pre-requisite background in include:
• Electrical fundamentals AC Shore Power Systems
• Cable Installation and Termination AC Generators
• Maintaining and Installing Battery Systems AC Panel boards
• Battery Charging Systems DC Panel boards
• Inverters AC Components
• DC Components Safety Equipment
• Troubleshooting Tips and Hints

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide (which contains all pertinent ABYC standards integrated into the text), class notes and additional ABYC standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam. The exam is timed at 3 hours and is comprised of approximately 200 multiple-choice questions.

Students with special needs 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.

Course Registration Fees: ABYC Member $885.00 Non-member $1,170.00

This course is hosted by Raven Marine .
The nearest hotels within a 5 minute walk are:
Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel http://pinnaclepierhotel.com
Lonsdale Quay Hotel http://www.lonsdalequayhotel.com
Fly into Vancouver International Airport.
To learn more visit: http://abyc.com

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