Ondeck Sailing and Powerboat School

Maritime Training


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MCA Approved Engineering Course (AEC)

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the basic theoretical knowledge and some practical hands on experience of diesel engines to enable them to meet the requirements of the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA)

This course is the entry level qualification for aspiring engineers looking to work on Superyachts and small commercial vessels. You must complete this course prior to moving further along the career ladder.


It is a 4 day course and the cost is US $895. We hope to launch this by October 2016 subject to approval.


The course includes extensive practical training as well as theoretical elements :-


> Compression ignition system (General Principle)
> Cycle of operation and constructional details
> Fuel systems
> Role of air in the combustion process
> Cooling system
> Lubrication system
> Power transmission
> Hull fittings
> Pollution Legislation
> Code of safe working practice
> Bottled LPG installations



4 day

No. Students to Instructor: 12:1
Previous Experience: None, but some boating experience is preferable Minimum Age: 18


Dates: This course is run all year round


Course Dates and Prices.


Dates TBA. The course cost is US $895.

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