MSC Competency


Date/TimeCourseTrackSpacesRegister
2021/05/17 to 2021/05/20
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NACE MCT

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

NACE MCT

This 4-day course covers the fundamental issues that are specific to coatings in the marine industry. After a description of the most common types of ships, the course describes the corrosion types affecting the ship’s areas, the types of coatings and linings that are effective in the marine environment, the shipbuilding process, the surface preparation, application and inspection techniques, the IMO PSPC for Ballast Tanks, Cargo Tanks and Voids, as well as in-service survey and inspection, inspection records and procedures.

 

This course benefits anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of coatings application and inspection.

MSC Competency 0 Closed
2021/05/26
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
N7 Engineer Academy Advanced Part 4 (RCA/RCM)

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

N7 Engineer Academy Advanced Part 4 (RCA/RCM)

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This workshop provides an in-depth examination of the application of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) principles, which are elements of MSC’s maintenance philosophy. This workshop includes practical exercises that provide an opportunity to apply RCA and RCM principles and techniques to example maintenance problems. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Mechanical failures.
  • Using logic analysis to follow failures back to their sources.
  • Failure root types: physical and human.
  • Sequence of analysis:
    • Component Failure Analysis (CFA)
    • Root Cause Investigation (RCI)
    • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Difference between preventive and reactive analysis.
  • Benefits and savings aspects of root cause analysis.
  • Different types of logical analysis models.
  • What causes decreases in reliability
  • RCM principles
  • Applying RCM principles – examples
  • Using RCM to improve SAMM maintenance requirements
  • SAMM audit

RCA and RCM Workshop

MSC Competency 9 Register
2021/06/02 to 2021/06/04
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
PLC’s

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

PLC’s

Covers basic knowledge of PLC ladder logic and safe work procedures, as it pertains to reliability of maintenance procedures that minimized downtime while troubleshooting, and the ability to edit existing programs.

 

MSC Competency 0 Closed
2021/06/07 to 2021/06/11
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welding (Steel)

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Welding (Steel)

Presented by: American Welding Society ®

Welding Theory and Inspections for Steel Vessels

STEEL WELDING 

This course is an intensive review of welding inspection science, documentation, and techniques. This course will cover: fundamental knowledge, practical inspection, an overview of welding steel, and a walk-through of our flagship standard, AWS D1.1:2020.

Please see below for list of materials for each class they will receive physically:

Steel:

D1.1 Codebook 

D1.1 Study Guide 

Welding Inspection Technology (WIT) Textbook 

WIT Workbook 

WIT Sample Exam 

A2.4: Standard Symbols 

A3.0:  Standard Welding Terms & Definitions 

B1.10: Guide for Nondestructive Examination 

Book of Specifications 

Book of Exhibits 

Part B Assignments/Homework

VIW Tools

Weld replicas (for every 2 people; must be returned to AWS)

MSC Competency 0 Closed
2021/06/15 to 2021/06/17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis

The target audience for this course is MSC Type Desks (Supervisory Project Engineers), Class Engineers, Principal Port Engineers, Ship Operating Contract CORs, N73 Inspectors and Auditors, N72 Root Cause Analysis personnel, and other related N7 personnel.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics
  • CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning course
  • CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution course

This course outlines N7 initiatives to leverage SAMM and PENG data to support data-driven decision-making for MSC engineering and maintenance management functions. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Introduction to CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis
  • Performance Management, Measurement, and Auditing
  • Data Considerations
  • Data Quality
  • Data Mining Overview
  • Data Analysis Overview
  • MSC Engineering and Maintenance Management Policies and Procedures Overview
  • SAMM Web Data
  • SAMM Web Reports
  • PENG Web Data and Reports
  • Logbook and Shipslog Data
  • SAMM Feedback Process
  • Material Readiness Quotient (MRQ)
  • Executive Summary
  • Engineering Status Report
    • CASREP Analysis
    • Fuel Oil and Lube Oil Inventory Report
    • PMIA Usage
    • Safety Items
    • SAMM Deferrals
    • TRANSALT Status
    • VRR Log Usage
    • Open VRR Details
    • POAM Status
    • POAM Milestone Completion History
    • POAM Usage

CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis Syllabus Rev 0.5

CMEO - Ashore 5 Register
2021/06/22 to 2021/06/24
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Item Writing Fundamentals

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Work Item Writing Fundamentals

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets

This course provides in-depth training on MSC policies and practices pertaining to researching, writing, and editing detailed and performance-like work items, followed by practical exercises in work item review, editing, and creation. The subject matter is considered intermediate in nature. This course consists of the following modules:

  • MSC Work Item Development Fundamentals
  • Work Item Review and Editing
  • Writing Detailed and Performance-like Work Items Target Audience

MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals

MSC Competency 3 Register
2021/06/29 to 2021/06/30
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wartsila – Shaft Seals Operation and Maintenance (Online Only)

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Wartsila – Shaft Seals Operation and Maintenance (Online Only)

 

This 8 hour course will result in improvements to maintenance plans; ability to accomplish maintenance; and utilization of the results of maintenance. Tailored to Military Sealift Command (MSC) and oriented to MSC’s Maintenance Management, the course will focus on seals used in the MSC Fleet. The course objective is to provide technical information to MSC engineers that lead to improvements to MSC’s shaft seal maintenance.

 

MSC Competency 16 Register
2021/07/19 to 2021/07/20
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning

The target audience for this course is MSC ashore personnel (e.g. Principal Port Engineer, Assistant Port Engineer, Ashore Analysts, & N10 personnel) who have not taken this course within the past 5 years and need to refresh their proficiency in SAMM. This course is also appropriate for new-hire N7 personnel who need to attain proficiency in SAMM.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This course introduces participants to the MSC Shipboard Automated Maintenance Management (SAMM) program maintenance management modules that are used for planning maintenance availabilities. This course consists of the following modules:

  • SAMM Policies Matrix
  • SAMM Introduction
  • SAMM Availabilities Part I
  • SAMM TRANSALT-PM
  • SAMM Task Manager
  • SAMM TRANSALT (T-ALT Ship)
  • SAMM Voyage Repair Request (VRR)
  • Work Item Historical & VTL
  • CCSI’s
  • SAMM Availabilities Part II

CMEO Ashore Parts I & II Schedule

CMEO - Ashore 14 Register
2021/07/21 to 2021/07/22
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution

The target audience for this course is MSC ashore personnel (e.g. Principal Port Engineer, Assistant Port Engineer, Ashore Analysts, & N10 personnel) who have not taken this course within the past 5 years and need to refresh their proficiency in SAMM. This course is also appropriate for new-hire N7 personnel who need to attain proficiency in SAMM.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This course introduces participants to the MSC Port Engineering Management System (PENG) used for managing maintenance availabilities. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Engineering Status Reports/Vessel Inspection & Assessments/ Regulatory Body Inspections
  • PENG Session 1
  • PENG Session 2
  • AVCERT (Aviation Certification)
  • PENG Session 3
  • Completions (T-ALT, PMIA, VRR)
  • Working Groups

CMEO Ashore Parts I & II Schedule

 

CMEO - Ashore 14 Register
2021/07/27 to 2021/07/29
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Item Estimating Fundamentals

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Work Item Estimating Fundamentals

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets

This course provides in-depth training on MSC cost estimating policies and practices pertaining to researching, decomposing, and estimating the costs associated with detailed and performance-like work items. The course includes practical exercises in the decomposition and estimating of new and existing detailed and performance-like work items. The subject matter is considered intermediate in nature. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Work Item Estimating Fundamentals
  • Decomposition and Estimating Exercises
  • Creating Bottom-up Estimates for Detailed and Performance-Like Work Items

MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals

MSC Competency 8 Register
2021/08/03 to 2021/08/04
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
FME Introduction to Diesel Theory and Engine Product Line (Fairbanks Morse)

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

FME Introduction to Diesel Theory and Engine Product Line (Fairbanks Morse)

Fairbanks Morse Introduction to Diesel Theory and Engine Product Line

FM BDT Outline 2021

MSC Competency 17 Register
2021/08/10 to 2021/08/11
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, and Logistics

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, and Logistics

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel.  This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course

This course provides an in-depth introduction to MSC maintenance availability planning and management policies and practices, MSC configuration management policies and practices, MSC logistics programs, nondestructive testing for ship repair, and DOD scrap and salvage policies and procedures, and regulatory body inspection and survey procedures.  The subject matter is considered advanced in nature.  This course consists of the following modules:

  • MSC Availability Planning
  • MSC Availability Management
  • MSC Configuration Management
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Scrap and Salvage
  • Regulatory Body Inspection and Survey Procedures
  • MSC Corrective Maintenance Logistics System (CMLS)
  • ShipCLIP
  • LogiQuest

Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, and Logistics

MSC Competency 11 Register
2021/08/17 to 2021/08/19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Drydocking DM Consulting

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Drydocking DM Consulting

Presented by DM Consulting

The drydocking course is presented through classroom lectures, student participation in projects and practical application exercises. The course addresses the deck plate level of practical operation needed by the dock operator and the universally accepted mathematical calculations required to carry out operations in accordance with established sound engineering practices. The course has accreditation with the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA). The course curriculum includes:

  • Dry docking terminology
  • Calculations
  • Vessel stability
  • Dry dock planning
  • Dry docking procedures
  • Lay period
  • Undocking procedures
  • Incidents/accidents

Syllabus for Drydocking Course

MSC 3 Day Course Agenda

MSC Competency 18 Register
2021/08/23 to 2021/08/27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Caterpillar – Diesel Engine Applied Failure Analysis

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Caterpillar – Diesel Engine Applied Failure Analysis
This is a course on Applied Failure Analysis on how components fail and how to conduct failure analysis.
This objective is to provide students information that will allow them to conduct failure analysis to allow identification of “road signs” for different types of failures and their root causes.  Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to complete failure analysis determination and reports, particularly in warranty/ policy settlements, on a broad range of components.
Day1: Failure Analysis Management, basic metallurgy, fractures, wear, and visual examination and reporting Day2: Engine bearings and crankshafts, with practical exercises on both. Day3: Engine valves, pistons, rings, liners and fasteners, with practical exercises. Day4: Con rods and turbochargers, with practical application on both. Day5: Two case studies allowing students to apply skills and knowledge learned in class, analyzing multiple failed components and completing failure analysis report documentation.
MSC Competency 17 Register
2021/08/25
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
N7 Engineer Academy Advanced Part 4 (RCA/RCM)

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

N7 Engineer Academy Advanced Part 4 (RCA/RCM)

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This workshop provides an in-depth examination of the application of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) principles, which are elements of MSC’s maintenance philosophy. This workshop includes practical exercises that provide an opportunity to apply RCA and RCM principles and techniques to example maintenance problems. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Mechanical failures.
  • Using logic analysis to follow failures back to their sources.
  • Failure root types: physical and human.
  • Sequence of analysis:
    • Component Failure Analysis (CFA)
    • Root Cause Investigation (RCI)
    • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Difference between preventive and reactive analysis.
  • Benefits and savings aspects of root cause analysis.
  • Different types of logical analysis models.
  • What causes decreases in reliability
  • RCM principles
  • Applying RCM principles – examples
  • Using RCM to improve SAMM maintenance requirements
  • SAMM audit

RCA and RCM Workshop

MSC Competency 16 Register
2021/08/31 to 2021/09/02
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis

The target audience for this course is MSC Type Desks (Supervisory Project Engineers), Class Engineers, Principal Port Engineers, Ship Operating Contract CORs, N73 Inspectors and Auditors, N72 Root Cause Analysis personnel, and other related N7 personnel.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics
  • CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning course
  • CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution course

This course outlines N7 initiatives to leverage SAMM and PENG data to support data-driven decision-making for MSC engineering and maintenance management functions. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Introduction to CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis
  • Performance Management, Measurement, and Auditing
  • Data Considerations
  • Data Quality
  • Data Mining Overview
  • Data Analysis Overview
  • MSC Engineering and Maintenance Management Policies and Procedures Overview
  • SAMM Web Data
  • SAMM Web Reports
  • PENG Web Data and Reports
  • Logbook and Shipslog Data
  • SAMM Feedback Process
  • Material Readiness Quotient (MRQ)
  • Executive Summary
  • Engineering Status Report
    • CASREP Analysis
    • Fuel Oil and Lube Oil Inventory Report
    • PMIA Usage
    • Safety Items
    • SAMM Deferrals
    • TRANSALT Status
    • VRR Log Usage
    • Open VRR Details
    • POAM Status
    • POAM Milestone Completion History
    • POAM Usage

CMEO Ashore Part III – Program Analysis Syllabus Rev 0.5

CMEO - Ashore 10 Register
2021/09/08
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Item Writing Refresher Workshop

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Work Item Writing Refresher Workshop

The target audience for this course is all N7 personnel who have previously completed the MSC Work Item Writing course and want to refresh their proficiency in writing work items.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals

This course provides refresher training on MSC policies and practices pertaining to researching, writing, and editing detailed and performance-like work items. The subject matter is considered advanced in nature. This course consists of the following modules:

  • MSC work item development fundamentals
  • Review and editing existing work items
  • Writing detailed and performance-like work items

MSC Work Item Writing Refresher Workshop

MSC Competency 16 Register
2021/09/14 to 2021/09/16
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Introduction to Military Sealift Command

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

Introduction to Military Sealift Command

Introduction to Military Sealift Command Syllabus Rev 1.3

The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course provides an in-depth introduction to Military Sealift Command (MSC) and its commercial-like ship operation and maintenance philosophy, policies, and business practices. The subject matter is considered basic in nature. This course consists of the following modules:

  • MSC Overview
  • MSC Fleet
  • MSC Shoreside Organization
  • MSC Afloat Organization
  • MSC Engineering Directorate
  • MSC Technical Authority
  • MSC Portal
  • MSC Virtual Technical Library
  • MSC Ship Operation and Maintenance Philosophy
  • MSC Life Cycle Management
  • MSC Safety Management System
  • MSC Quality Management System
  • MSC TRANSALT Management
  • SAMM Task Manager
  • MSC Commodities Contracts
  • Underway Replenishment Overview

 

MSC Competency 23 Register
2021/09/20 to 2021/09/21
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part I – SAMM Planning

The target audience for this course is MSC ashore personnel (e.g. Principal Port Engineer, Assistant Port Engineer, Ashore Analysts, & N10 personnel) who have not taken this course within the past 5 years and need to refresh their proficiency in SAMM. This course is also appropriate for new-hire N7 personnel who need to attain proficiency in SAMM.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This course introduces participants to the MSC Shipboard Automated Maintenance Management (SAMM) program maintenance management modules that are used for planning maintenance availabilities. This course consists of the following modules:

  • SAMM Policies Matrix
  • SAMM Introduction
  • SAMM Availabilities Part I
  • SAMM TRANSALT-PM
  • SAMM Task Manager
  • SAMM TRANSALT (T-ALT Ship)
  • SAMM Voyage Repair Request (VRR)
  • Work Item Historical & VTL
  • CCSI’s
  • SAMM Availabilities Part II

CMEO Ashore Parts I & II Schedule

CMEO - Ashore 16 Register
2021/09/22 to 2021/09/23
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution

Online Only

- N/A,


Class Overview

CMEO Ashore Part II – PENG Execution

The target audience for this course is MSC ashore personnel (e.g. Principal Port Engineer, Assistant Port Engineer, Ashore Analysts, & N10 personnel) who have not taken this course within the past 5 years and need to refresh their proficiency in SAMM. This course is also appropriate for new-hire N7 personnel who need to attain proficiency in SAMM.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command course
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets course
  • Government Contracting, RCA, RCM, and ENCON course
  • MSC Work Item Writing Fundamentals course
  • MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals course
  • Maintenance Availability Planning and Management, Drydocking, and Logistics

This course introduces participants to the MSC Port Engineering Management System (PENG) used for managing maintenance availabilities. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Engineering Status Reports/Vessel Inspection & Assessments/ Regulatory Body Inspections
  • PENG Session 1
  • PENG Session 2
  • AVCERT (Aviation Certification)
  • PENG Session 3
  • Completions (T-ALT, PMIA, VRR)
  • Working Groups

CMEO Ashore Parts I & II Schedule

 

CMEO - Ashore 16 Register
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