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Subchapter M Auditor Certification Course

June 25, 2019 - June 27, 2019

Subchapter M requires auditors to successfully complete a training course for auditing a Towing Safety Management System (TSMS). This three-day course teaches external (third-party) auditors how to audit a company’s TSMS, with an emphasis on those companies using the American Waterways Operators’ Responsible Carrier Program as the framework for their TSMS. Students who successfully complete this course will have an in-depth understanding of auditing both safety management systems and the vessels that operate under those systems and what compliance means under Subchapter M. This is the appropriate course for those individuals seeking certification to become an approved TPO Auditor, as well as an RCP Lead Auditor/Vessel Auditor. This course is also ideal for company personnel who want to better understand the expectations of their external auditor. This course meets the requirements of 46 CFR 139.130 (b)(4) for those seeking to perform external audits under a TPO.

TVIB has contracted with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 6175 E. Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston TX 77049 to provide a block of rooms for this training.  The room rate is $99 per night, plus tax for a King room.  The rate includes complimentary hot breakfast, daily paper, wifi, and free parking.  There is also a spacious work station, mini fridge and Keurig coffee maker in each room.   

Book your room by calling the hotel directly at: 346-410-5050 and asking for the TVIB room rate.



June 25, 2019
June 27, 2019


Cindy Hunsaker


actSAFE Training Room
15201 East Freeway, Suite 214A
Channelview, TX 77530 United States
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