Technical Instruction

As an  International Association of Drilling Contractors/Nautical Institute ( IADC/NI) and  United States Coast Guard (USCG)  Approved Instructor, Jo Ann Cantú instructs  in partnership with Intertek Consulting & Training, USA and Houston Exam License Prep Training Centers, Inc. to provide mariners  and offshore personnel technical instruction and professional development training. Listed below are courses  she teaches at each training center:

Intertek Consulting & Training USA

  • MODU Stability Courses,
  • OIM,BCO, BS Licensing Courses
  • Well Control Classes.

Houston Marine Training/Houston Exam License Prep Training Centers, Inc.

Lower Level – U.S.

  • Master/Mate 500/1600 Tons Inland or Great Lakes
  • Master 500/1600 Near Coastal and Coastal Plotting
  • Master 500/1600 Oceans
  • Apprentice Mate Towing Vessel Inland and Near Coastal
  • Master/Mate 200 Ton Inland and Near Coastal
  • Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV/6Pack) Inland and Near Coastal

Upper Level – U.S.

  • Master, AGT, Inland  to Master, AGT, Oceans
  •  Chief Mate, AGT, Oceans
  • 2nd Mate, AGT, Oceans
  • 3rd Mate, AGT, Oceans


Technical Writing

Intertek Consulting and Training USA & Sub-Sahara AFRICA

  • Developed company’s ISO 9000 Quality Management Systems (QMS) manual
    Revised MODU Stability Manual

Houston Marine Exam-Prep Training Center

  • Revised Stability Technical Manual

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

  • Developed MODU AB Manual
    Revised MODU Stability Manual


  • Developed Volume III of ICAO/IMO Search and Rescue Manual – USCG/IMO
    Developed and published Standard Operating Procedures  (SOP) for IMO Manuals
    USCG Personnel Qualifications Handbook (PQS) for USCG

National Maritime Center

  • Create deck general, navigation general, deck safety, rules of the road, questions, navigation problems and chart plotting exercises for USCG license exams

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