Course Length:4 weeks
STEEL TOED shoes are REQUIRED to participate in QMED FIREMAN / WATERTENDER & OILER COURSE.
180 days* of sea service in a rating at least equal to that of a wiper or coal passer, is required for this QMED endorsement. *However, mariners successfully completing TRLMI's QMED Fireman/Watertender & Oiler course WILL RECEIVE CREDIT FOR 90 DAYS of engine room sea service. The mariner still must present evidence of 90 days of engine room time, on a qualifying vessel, which can be completed either prior to or after completion of the course.
TO APPLY FOR THE ENDORSEMENT ON YOUR MMC, THE CERTIFICATE(S) OF COMPLETION FROM THIS COURSE MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE USCG WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE COURSE COMPLETION DATE.