Shipyard Competent Person 1-Day Update Training Course


UPDATE:  With the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order announcement, we are excited to offer our 1-Day Update course online. The course will be a combination of online modules and an interactive webinar.  Please email our office for details.



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.

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9, August 6, September 3, October 8, November 5, December 3
Time: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Continental breakfast at 6:45 a.m., lunch included)
Place: SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE – Georgetown Campus (6737 Corson Ave. S, Room B123, Seattle, WA 98108)

2020 Dates: February 12 (Wednesday), March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 16, September 9, October 14, November 12, December 10
Time: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Continental breakfast at 6:45 a.m., lunch included)
Place: NORDBY CONFERENCE CENTER – Fisherman’s Terminal (3919 18th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119. Enter through north side of Nordby Building)

2020 Dates, other locations: January 22 or 23 (Anchorage), January 30 (Pt. Angeles)

 $195/Person (Seattle classes only). Lunch and texts included. Course fee includes a non-refundable $50.
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.
Get prepaid parking pass from class.

You may fill out the form below to sign up for a specific class. Or use downloadable Registration Forms here (click link). Class size is limited. Space available on first-come, first-served basis.