MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC 1)

The MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC) is aimed at giving a wide and general appeciation of basic diesel mechanics and electrics.

The course is the first level qualification for the MCA engineering officer Training scheme. It is seen as the first rung of the engineering ladder for those with no formal marine engineering experience and is an ideal introduction for those who wish to improve and enhance their employment prospects in the vaious aspects of the marine industry.eg;

The Super Yacht Industry

Commercial vessels

 Marine Support Offshore Wind Farms

Private Boat Owners

This course can also be undertaken by any crew member, deck, stewards and chefs who wish to advance their employment prospects in this extremely competitive market place by being able to fill the Assistant Engineer position, or who simply wish to develop their engineering knowledge.

The  four day course is instructed by an experienced Engineer who is thoroughly professional, conscientious and uncompromising in his approach to engineering and safety responsibilities.

The course includes practical sessions as well as all the theory requirements and will cover;-

The Principles of Two and Four Stroke Engine operation

 Construction of Engines

The role of air in the combustion process

The Fuel System

The cooling system

The Lubrication System

Engine Electrical Sstems

Power Transmission

Hull Fittings

Fault Finding and Rectification

Safe Working Practices

Bottled Gas installations

Pollution Prevention

All Equipment to complete the course will be provided.

A Course Completion Certificate will be awarded provided the Student has attended for the full 4 days.

Price £595.00

Next Course dates;-

Saturday 31 August 2019 (Full) !

Saturday 7 September 2019  (1 Place Remaining) !

Sunday 22 September 2019 (2 Places Remaining) !

Friday 4 October 2019 (2 Places Remaining) !

Monday 4 November 2019  (3 Places Remaining) !

Monday 16 December 2019 (2 Places Remaining) !

Monday 4 January 2020  (5 Places Remaining) !

Monday 24 February 2020  (3 Places Remaining) !
Please call if you require course dates after these listed above