2705 | Qualified Member of Engineering Department (QMED) – Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer

$5,500 USD

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
Training School:
Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy
Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
30 days


Any applicant who has successfully completed the QMED – Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer (MIDATL-801) course within 1 year of application will satisfy the professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5) for a national rating endorsement as QMED-Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer.

This course objectives are in compliance with the requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5). This training satisfies the requirements of Table 1 to 46 CFR 12.505(c) for Refrigerating Engineer / Electrician examination modules. The course includes a hands-on practical and a classroom lecture portion for theory and familiarization.

The assessments for this course are in accordance with Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping tables- A-III/1, for competence in knowledge of the following:

Table A-III/1 Specification of minimum standard of competence for officers in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine-room or designated duty engineers in a periodically unmanned engine-room.

Function: Marine engineering at the operational level
Competence: Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems
Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:

  • Other auxiliaries, including various pumps, air compressor, purifier, fresh water generator, heat exchanger, refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems.
  • Preparation, operation, fault detection and necessary measures to prevent damage for the other auxiliaries, including refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems

Function: Electrical, electronic and control engineering at the operational level
Competence: Operate electrical, electronic and control systems
Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:

  • Basic configuration and operation principles of the following electrical, electronic and control equipment:

Electronic Equipment:

  • generator and distribution system
  • preparing, starting, paralleling and changing over generators
  • electrical motors including starting methodologies
  • high-voltage installations
  • sequential control circuits and associated system devices

Electronic Equipment:

  • characteristics of basic electronic circuit elements
  • flowchart for automatic and control systems
  • functions, characteristics and features of control systems for machinery items, including main propulsion plant operation control and steam boiler automatic controls

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