National QMED: Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer

certifying organization info

United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center National QMED: Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer 100 Forbes Drive Martinsburg
WV 25404-7120


QMED - Electrician. In order to be occupied as a QMED a person has to have a Merchant Mariner's Document issued by the United States Coast Guard with a QMED certification. Applicants for QMED are required to pass a QMED General Knowledge Examination and the Electrician rating examination. Any applicant whose merchant mariner#s document is endorsed as QMED Oiler and /or Fireman/Watertender and successfully completed a 120-hour QMED-Electrician course will satisfy the requirements of 46 CFR 12.15-9 for the Electrician examination modules, if presented within one year of the completion of training. National QMED: Electrician/Refrigerating Engineer Website


More than two years of education or training after high school required? Yes

More than two years of work experience required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? No

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

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