Shipyard Competent Person 1-Day Update Training Course

Due to COVID-19/SARS CoV-2 we are pleased to announce online and in-person Update Courses.

ONLINE:  The course is a combination of online modules and an interactive webinar on Zoom.

IN-PERSON:  We follow CDC Guidelines. Trainees will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire, temperature check and practice social distancing.  Additionally, face masks, gloves, sanitizers will be provided for all participants if they do not have their own. Space is very limited.

Please let us know if you’d like to register for either type of Update course.

This training course meets or exceeds the requirements of shipyard industry regulations: OSHA’s Maritime Standard 29 CFR 1915 Subparts A, B, C, D, H & P and your local Fire Department Permit Requirements for Repair and Hot Work on Marine Vessels.

Sessions are presented by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) certified Marine Chemists from Sound Testing, Inc. Emphases: Safe Confined Space Entry, Safe Hot Work, Meter Use & Calibration, Ventilation Best Practices, Respiratory Protection, Fire Protection and Firewatch.

2021 Dates:

1-Day Updates In Person @ Nordby (Thursday unless noted)

November 10, 2021 (Wednesday)
December 9, 2021

8 hour Update ONLINE (Thursday dates)

October 28, 2021
November 18, 2021
December 16, 2021


Seattle Sessions In-Person:

Times: 0700-1530. Lunch and texts included. Course fee includes a non-refundable $50.
Place: Nordby Conference Room, Fishermen’s Terminal: 1776 W. Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119
$195/Person (Seattle & Online classes only).
Bring: Gas-detection meter for Class Session (if one is available to you)
Contact: SOUND TESTING, INC. (206) 932-0206, Fax (206) 937-3848
P.O. Box 16204
Seattle, WA 98116
Participant Requirements: Proficiency in written and spoken English; Reliable employee; Have physical strength necessary to conduct tank inspections.

Class size is VERY limited. Space available on first-come, first-served basis. Call or email to check availability.