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261 USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course


$ 1,999.00

Course Duration

15 Days


Course Description

261 USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course Description Engineer Exam Prep Study Course - USCG - Course #261 This preparatory course uses the new examination guide and questions for the new examinations (post 24 March 2014). As we are in a transition time, the USCG is still giving old exams and the mariners choose whether they want new or old.

We recommend new system exams. If you have not requested to test under this new system, contact your evaluator at NMC and simply request a letter approving you for the new exam. This will benefit you in the future and it is a more straight forward approach. The course is three weeks (15 days) in length and is ideal for all original issuance and upgrades of USCG Merchant Mariner Engineering Credentials through to Chief Engineer. If you are planning to take your QMED Oiler, check out course #265, MPT's USCG Approved QMED Oiler Course - No Test At USCG PLUS 90 Days of Sea Time Credit!

Why Choose MPT to prepare for your Engineering Exams? This is one of the only Engineering Exam Preparation Courses in the country that is led by a Chief Engineer all day every day. You will not sit at a computer answering questions until you need help, you will actually be in a classroom environment including engineering theory lectures, question and answer interpretation, explanation of the numerous illustrations used during the exams and review of the math and formulas needed to pass the exams.

The course includes your training, your textbooks, and a helpful memory device to use for additional study with the most current USCG Examination Questions. There is no better way to prepare for your engineering exams! Students come from all over the world for this course. We work with you every step of the way. Career counselling to help you determine the best path for advancement is also available through the student services office. An MPT Regulatory counselor can help to explain all of the licensing changes and upcoming regulations that will affect your training, certification, raise in grades, and renewals.

The Syllabus for Course #261 includes: Week 1: General Subjects: Taking U.S.C.G. Exams • Mechanical Advantage • Oily Water Separators • Reading Measuring Instruments • Regulating valves • Hydraulics • Auxiliary Equipment, Pumps and Piping • Gears • Lathe terms • Reading Drawings • Thermodynamics Electricity: • Series and Parallel Circuits • Transformers and Inductance • Basic Motor and Generator Theory • 3 Phase Calculations • Automated Control and Alarm Systems Refrigeration: • Thermodynamic Principles • Refrigeration Cycle • Heat Transfer Calculations • Multi-Box Control • Refrigerated Container Overview • Air Conditioning on Ships • A/C Calculations • Optional HVAC EPA Universal Exam (#270) available the end of the second week for those who need the 608 certification. Additional exam fee applies. Sign up as early as possible to get additional study materials. End of Week Test Week 2: Motors: • Thermodynamic and Work, Principles and Terms • 2-Stroke, 4-Stroke Cycles • Trunk and Crosshead Engines • Governors • Gear Reduction • Turbo/Super Chargers • Fuel pumps and Injectors • Auxiliary Boilers • Purifiers • Evaporators Code of Federal Regulations: • Familiarization and How to Search Safety: • General Review of U.S.C.G. Concerns Steam Propulsion (as applicable based on candidates) • Steam, Feed,& Condensate Cycles • Steam Turbines • Main Gears • Thrust Bearings • Condensers • Air ejectors • Main Propulsion Boilers, Theory and Operation • Boiler Water Treatment End of Week Tests Week 3: Math: • General Subjects • Electricity • Refrigeration • Motors • Safety General Review Final MPT Exams USCG EXAMS –

IMPORTANT INFORMATION *We recommend that when possible you schedule your exams at the USCG Regional Examination Center (REC) as soon as you can after your course is finished and work towards meeting that goal. **We are in a transition time at the moment between the old system exams (pre 24 March 2014) and the New System (post March 24, 2014). At this time (2015) you can request either examination format. Make sure that when applying to the USCG that you request to be, “examined under the requirements of the final rule published by the Coast Guard on December 24, 2013 (78 FR 77796)”, which came into force on March 24, 2014. This is the newest examination format and this is what we teach in our exam preparatory syllabus. ***For Pre-Study before the course, you can obtain your memory device if desired, at the time of registration. Just ask and you can pick it up or we can ship it. Required Course Materials Passport or Driver’s License (ID), Pencil, Pen, Highlighters, Calculator, Lap Top Computer.

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Passport or Drivers License (ID), Pencil, Pen, Highlighters, Calculator, Lap top - Recommended (if you want to study CD here - PC Based. Not MAC)

On Friday May 2018 Francis said the following about
USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course

Great Instructor

On Friday January 2015 Robert said the following about
USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course

don did a great job with the class I can not thank you enough

On Thursday January 2014 Jeremy said the following about
USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course

This course was outstanding and Don's level of knowledge is very high. He does a great job of explaining to a level that we could all understand. I will highly recommend this course to all of my peers.

On Thursday January 2013 Finn said the following about
USCG Engineering Exam Prep License Advancement Course

Great course

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