Approved Engine Course (AEC) Part 1

Duration: 4 days

Fee: £715.20 Including VAT

Course Dates: Dates are yet to be confirmed. Please enquire for further information.

Prerequisites: None

Course Overview: The course is designed to give delegates knowledge about the care required to keep the engines, powering smaller vessels in good operational order.

The course is approved by the UK’s Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) and is ideal for the owners or operators of small inshore vessels. The AEC could also be the first step into the engineering department of a superyacht.

Delivery of the content is split into both classroom activities and practical application. The basic operation of engines and their support systems will be covered as well as the checks and fault finding required using actual systems fitted to boats. The aim of the course is to enable students to be able to complete all the necessary checks and action required to keep the engine operating when the boat is being used.

Approved Engine Course (AEC) Part 2

Duration: 5 days

Fee: Please enquire.

Course Dates: Dates are yet to be confirmed. Please enquire for further information.

Prerequisites: Approved Engine Course (AEC)

Course Overview: The course is designed to follow on from the Approved Engine Course and include tuition about the engineering systems required to support the, power plant and operation of smaller vessels operating in limited areas.

The course is approved by the UK’s Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) and is ideal for the owners or operators of small inshore vessels. The AEC part 2 would also befit the junior engineering staff working in or expecting to work in the engineering department of a superyacht.

Delivery of the content is split into both classroom activities and practical application. The basic operation of engineering systems such as electrical supplies, hydraulic systems, care of fresh water, refrigeration, planned maintenance systems and safe engineering working practices.

When combined with AEC part 1, this unit can also be included as part of the award for an MCA’s Marine Engine Operators Licence (MEOL) which is the licences required by the Chief Engineer on UK Flagged vessel of less than 750 kW operating in near coastal waters (150 miles from the nearest shore)

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