|How To Apply:||Submit ETR via Diect Access|
|Prerequisites:||CG members assigned to an Uninspected Towing Vessel Examiner (UTVE) billet and/or members expected to actively conduct UTV dockside examinations.|
|Special Info:||Indoctrination workbook. The completed survey is to be recorded with the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise (TVNCOE) while workbook completion is a required PQS element.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Units cancelling quotas may request consideration for a substitute; however, cancelled quotas are typically reassigned to members with ETRs already on file and with consideration to the operational and training needs of other units. Substitution request messages should be submitted to TQC in accordance with current policies. Requests to substitute members who do not meet the prerequisites will not be considered.
WAIVERS: ETRs for members who do not meet the prerequisites will not be considered unless tmii has granted an applicable waiver. Waiver requests will be evaluated on their own merits and will not serve as precedents for any future determination. Waiver requests must be received by Course Manager no less than 60 days prior to the desired course convening date. Prerequisite waiver requests shall be submitted via memorandum to the Course Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org TRACEN Yorktown (tmii) and must include:
APPEALS: Waivers or substitutions denied by tmii may be appealed to CG-5431. Appeals are to be made via memorandum to CG-5431 thru tmii and will be evaluated with consideration to the operational needs of the requesting field unit, the suitability of the member to perform Towing Vessel Examination activities, and the likelihood that the member will receive sufficient field training following course completion. The decision of CG-5431 on each appeal is final.
POC: Mr. Joe Myers email@example.com
Provides UTV dockside examiners with a base of technical skills and comprehensive understanding of current federal regulations and CG policy relevant to the towing vessel industry.
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