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Ammo-51-RC-DL Naval Railcar Inspection (4E-F43/645-F27 (DL))

Ungraded knowledge checks are distributed throughout the content to provide students with immediate feedback about their level of understanding in each topic. Graded multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each course. 75% of these must be answered correctly to complete the course. After three unsuccessful attempts to do so, the course will be marked as unsuccessful.

Description: This course satisfies mandatory refresher certification training requirements for Navy and Marine Corps military, civilian, and contractor personnel assigned functions applicable to the inspection of railcars used to transport A&E and hazardous material shipments as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, and other personnel who must fulfill certification requirements prescribed by NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, and NAVSEA SW023-AK-SAF-010. This course provides a comprehensive review of DoD, DoT, and Navy guidance, techniques, and procedures to inspect railcars used for on-/off-station shipments of A&E and other related hazardous materials, as well as training in the application of compatibility, placarding, transportation safety, physical security of sensitive conventional arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E), and blocking and bracing for ISO intermodal containers. Students will receive training in the application of railcar inspection procedures using NAVSA Form 8023/3 (Railcar Inspection Checklist).

Audience: Navy and Marine Corps military, civilian, and contractor personnel assigned functions applicable to the inspection of railcars used to transport A&E and hazardous material shipments as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, and other personnel who must fulfill certification requirements prescribed by NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, and NAVSEA SW023-AK-SAF-010. NOTE: Proponent has determined this course is not releasable to International Military Students.

Length: Approximately 8 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is considered refresher certification training for Navy and Marine Corps military, civilian, and contractor personnel who conduct the inspection of railcars used to transport A&E and hazardous material shipments as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, and other personnel who must fulfill certification requirements prescribed by NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, and NAVSEA SW023-AK-SAF-010. Personnel seeking initial certification training must successfully complete the instructor-led version of the course, Course No. 4E-F40/645-F24 (MC), NAVAL MOTOR VEH & RAILCAR INSPECTION (CERT). This course is a web-based (online) course. Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an Navy E-Learning (NEL) account. Students must register through NEL for course credit. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to complete the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Publications
  2. Material Compatibility
  3. Labeling and Placarding
  4. Blocking and Bracing
  5. Boxcar Inspection
  6. Inbound Inspection