Shipyard Competent Person Initial ONLINE #4020


July 19, 2023 7:30 am – July 21, 2023 4:30 pm
August 29, 2023 7:30 am – August 31, 2023 4:30 pm
September 11, 2023 7:30 am – September 13, 2023 4:30 pm
October 24, 2023 7:30 am – October 26, 2023 4:30 pm
November 20, 2023 7:30 am – November 22, 2023 4:30 pm
December 19, 2023 7:30 am – December 21, 2023 4:30 pm

To register, please fill out and submit (fax: 757-873-1074 or mail) either the PDF or Word versions of the training form.

Microphone and camera required.

In order to be recognized as a qualified Marine Shipyard Competent Person to work on a US Navy vessel, one must successfully complete an initial 3-day course and receive annual 1-day classes taught by an NFPA certified Marine Chemist. Specific requirements can be found in NAVSEA 009-07 Standard Items. Briefly, the Marine Shipyard Competent Person must be able to understand the directions and instructions left by the NFPA certified Marine Chemist; have knowledge of the Subparts of 29 CFR 1915; know the structure and location where work is to be performed on vessels and within shipyard location; must understand how to use testing equipment and how to accurately interpret the results of required instrumentation as well as knowing how to post results and maintain records.

Additional Information:

  • Unless otherwise noted, all classes start at 8:00 am.
  • Cancellation Policy: Those canceling more than 5 business days prior to the beginning of class will receive a full refund. Within 5 days of the scheduled class, the balance of the course, minus registration, will be refunded. The registration fee will be retained (or invoiced for those using purchase orders) to defer administrative costs.
  • MCS reserves the right to schedule additional classes, or postpone others, as necessary. In the event of a change, this electronic schedule shall serve as the official, most current version.