Approved Engine Course 1

10 May 2021
  • Palma
5 days
No place left

AEC might well have been called the ’Assistant Engineers Course’, it is a requirement for holding this relatively new post. The AEC is aimed at giving a wide and general appreciation of basic marine diesel mechanics and electrics along with an understanding of the chief engineer’s responsibilities.

Specifically the course covers: compression ignition engines (general principles), the cycle of operation and construction of engines. It describes fuel systems, the role of air in the combustion process, cooling and lubrication systems, engine electrical systems, power transmission and hull fittings. Other areas include safe working practices, pollution prevention and bottled gas installations.

The course is the first rung on the engineering career ladder for those with no formal marine engineering or craft training. It is of interest to crew members from other departments who wish to enhance their employment prospects by being able to fill the Assistant Engineer position or who wish simply to deepen their engineering knowledge. Small boat private owners may also find this course useful.


Written examination on the final day

Upcoming Classes
Date Location Price Places
01 March 2021
Antibes €1120 No place left
15 March 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Limited places
15 March 2021
Palma €1120 No place left
05 April 2021
Antibes €1120 No place left
12 April 2021
Palma €1120 No place left
03 May 2021
Antibes €1120 Places available
17 May 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Places available
14 June 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Places available
02 August 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Places available
27 September 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Places available
29 November 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1199 Places available
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