Sound Testing Inc.

Your Pacific Northwest Marine Chemists Since 1979

Shipyard Competent Person 1-Day Update Training Course

We are pleased to announce in-person and online Update Courses.

This training course meets or exceeds the requirements of shipyard industry regulations: OSHA’s Maritime Standard 29 CFR 1915 Subparts A, B, C, D, H, P & Z and your local Fire Department Permit Requirements for Repair and Hot Work on Marine Vessels.

Sessions are presented by our National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) certified Marine Chemists and Certified Industrial Hygienist from Sound Testing, Inc.

Our course emphases: Safe Confined Space Entry, Safe Hot Work, Meter Use & Calibration, Ventilation Best Practices, Fire Protection and Practical Applications.

ONLINE:  The course is a combination of online modules and interactive webinars on Zoom.

IN-PERSON:  Face masks, gloves, sanitizers are available for all participants. Space is limited.

Please let us know if you’d like to register for either type of course.


1-Day Updates In-Person:                 1-Day Updates Online:

August 10, 2023                                                         August 24, 2023
September 14, 2023                                                  September 28, 2023
October 12, 2023                                                       October 26, 2023
November 9, 2023                                                     November 16, 2023
December 14, 2023                                                   December 28, 2023


Seattle Sessions In-Person:

Times: 0800-1530. Lunch and texts included. Course fee includes a non-refundable $100.
Place: Nordby Conference Room, Fishermen’s Terminal: 1776 W. Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119
$240/Person (Seattle & Online classes only).
Bring: Gas-detection meter for Class Session (if one is available to you)

Contact: SOUND TESTING, INC. (206) 932-0206
P.O. Box 16204
Seattle, WA 98116

Participant Requirements: Proficiency in written and spoken English; Reliable employee; Have physical strength necessary to conduct tank inspections.

Class size is limited. Space available on first-come, first-served basis. Call or email to check availability.