Class IV (EOOW) Course - Filling up the MNTB Training Record Book
2.1 Personal Details (page no. 12) Put your Name, Date of Birth, CDC No., Passport No., Home Address, Tel. No., Mobile and Email in this section. Please leave the information on Nat. Ins. No. blank as it is relevant for UK nationals only. 2.2 Company Details (page no. 12) Please put the name of your company, the company address, tel. no., fax and email address. 2.3 Ancillary or additional training certificates achieved (page no. 13) Please put the number and date on which the certificates have been issued. If you have not done the advanced courses like Medical First Aid, Advanced Fire Fighting and Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats, details of those courses can be put after those courses have been completed. For specialized tanker courses, if done, put the details or else leave them blank. 2.4 Sea Service Record (page no. 15) The student is to enter the details for that ship only in which the record book is being completed. Please do not enter any details of your previous ships. For the present ship with the record book, please break up your sea service into shorter periods every time there was a change of the Chief Engineer on board the ship. You are also required to take the C/E or 2/E signature on this page in the column marked as DSTO Signature. 2.5 Task Summary Chart (Page 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22) You are supposed to put in the dates under the Progressing and Proficient section i.e. Column A11 and Column A12. No signature is required on these pages. The dates for both Progressing and Proficient are to be different and ideally there should be a gap of more than 2 weeks between the two dates. Leave the section blank where it mentions Steam Ship i.e. on Page No. 19.
Section 3.1 Priority, Familiarisation and Safety Tasks (page no. 25) Please take the 2/E signature for all the activities mentioned on the page and put the dates on which these activities were completed. The C/E signature is to be taken at the bottom end of the page. Section 3.2 Particulars of Ship (page no. 26 & 27) Please copy the information from the ship’s manual kept in the ship’s office. Section 3.3 (page no. 28) Take the 2/E signature, put the date and ask the 2/E to fill in the comments each month regarding your work progress. Section 3.4 (page no. 28) Take the C/E signature, put the date and ask the C/E to fill in the comments each month regarding your work progress. Section 3.5 (page no. 29) Take the Ship Superintendant’s signature and comments during your training on board the ship if you meet him or after you have signed off from the vessel. Section 3.6 Sea Service Testimonial (Page No. 31 & 32) Ask the C/E to fill up this testimonial in the training record book before he signs off from the ship. Keep 3 sets of photocopies of this blank testimonial as you will need to fill it up every time a C/E is signing off from the ship. The C/E may be giving you a testimonial in the company format but please also take testimonials in the format as mentioned in the training record book. Section 3.7 Specimen Signatures (Page No. 33) Please take details of all the C/E and 2/E who have signed on this training record book. This is very important as otherwise your training record book will be considered incomplete. Do not have any part of the record book signed by 3/E, 4/E or E/O but only by the C/E and the 2/E. Second Ship (Page No. 37 - 60) If you have completed all of your 6 months of the record book in one ship only, leave the section on second ship blank. However, if you could not complete all the mentioned activities in one ship or you completed your 6 months of sea service with the record book in more than one ship, you have to complete the pending activities in the second ship and fill up the section accordingly.
Page No. 64, 65, 66, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74 Please ask the 2/E to sign and put the dates under the Progressing and Proficient section of all the above pages. There should be a time difference of not less than 2 weeks between the dates on the Progressing and Proficient section. Page No. 67 & 69 are to be left blank as they are for steam ships. Page No. 70, section C12.12 have got line diagrams which you have to trace out and get it signed by the 2/E. Trace out the line diagrams on separate sheets of paper and attach it to the Training Record Book.
Page no. 75 - 88 Please read this section. It is for your understanding only.
Page no. 89, 90 & 91
WORKBOOK: You will need to prepare a work book (bound register or loose pages which can be later spiral bound) detailing different activities that you did or were involved in whilst working on board the ship. It is compulsory to prepare this work book and it has to be submitted along with the Training Record Book when you go to UK. Notes prepared in this workbook also needs to be signed and dated by the 2/E. Some of the tasks (for e.g.) that you may include in the workbook have been listed below:
Hot work checklist
Enclosed space entry
Emergency muster station procedure
Fire fighting equipments on the ship
Taking and handing over a watch procedures
Lifeboat safety checks
Emergency generator checks
Bunkering procedure and safety precautions to be taken
Lube oil test and fuel oil test
Boiler water testing procedure
Boiler guage glass blow-down procedure
Starting a boiler from cold and taking a boiler out of service
Inspections to be carried out in a boiler during drydocking.
Alarm testing procedures of M/E, A/E, Boiler, Purifier, Compressors, etc.
Crank case inspection of M/E & A/E.
Main Engine and Auxiliary Engine starting and stopping procedures
M/E operation from emergency manoeuvring position
Overhauling of M/E & A/E Cylinder Head, Piston, Piston Rings, Exhaust valves, cylinder liner calibration, etc.
FO to DO change over in M/E and A/E and vice versa.
Steering Gear testing procedure
Cleaning of Intercoolers
Operation and safety procedures in running Incinerator, Oily water separator, Fresh water generator, Sewage Treatment Plant, Air Conditioning System, etc.
Overhauling of pumps
Testing and maintenance of an electric motor
Emergency generator cut in procedure
Various trips on the main electrical switch board
Testing and maintenance of emergency batteries
Procedure for paralleling of generators
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