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Drydock/Internal Structural Examination Certification Course

November 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

The Drydock/Internal Structural Examination Certification course (3 day IN PERSON course) is open to TVIB members and non-members alike. The course provides surveyors who plan to conduct Subchapter M drydock and internal structural examinations of inspected towing vessels with the tools, skills and knowledge to complete these examinations, and provides a path toward an industry-recognized credential. The course includes an online pre-course portion that MUST be completed prior to attending class.

Course Fee:

Non-Members:   $1275

TVIB Members:  $975*

*TVIB members receive a discount on TVIB courses.  

Additional Course Details:

The course will be held Virtually.


Practical exercises, quizzes, a final exam and active participation in class are required to earn your certificate.


If you are planning to conduct DD/ISEs for Subchapter M vessels, you will need to obtain a credential as a part of taking this class. If you are a new-to-TVIB surveyor, seeking a credential to perform work on behalf of any TVIB customer, please complete the External Surveyor Application. If you are planning to only perform DD/ISEs as a part of an internal survey program for your employer, please complete the Internal DD/ISE Surveyor Application. If you already hold an Annual Survey credential, please complete the Annual Surveyor Request for DD/ISE Endorsement.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be submitted one week (7 days) prior to the first day of the course. Please note that a cancellation fee of $150 will be charged. No refund will be issued for non-attendance without notification or for early withdrawal from a class.  Please send cancellation notifications to: daniellem@thetvib.org

ADA Requests:

Please alert us of any ADA needs that you may have upon registration so that proper arrangements can be made to accommodate you. Send your request to: daniellem@thetvib.org




November 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am
November 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm




Danielle Munoz