This 120 hour course of instruction is designed to provide entry level engine department personnel with the ability to upgrade to a U.S. QMED – Oiler endorsement.  The course is approved in lieu of examination by the United States Coast Guard.

Topics include: Diesel Engines, Safety, Hand Tools, Electricity, Bearings, Boilers and Lubrication.  The course is offered in a three week session.


A minimum of 180 days of service as a wiper or equivalent to qualify for any QMED training

Co-requisites / Suggested Training:



  • March 3 – 20, 2020

USCG Approval:

Any applicant successfully completing your QMED-Oiler (NOREMI-387) course and presenting your certificate of training within one year of the completion of training will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.501(c)(5) for a national rating endorsement as QMED-Oiler.

PRICE: $3,835.00 USD

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