SV Marine Diesel Engineering

Engineering yacht crew training course
Course Duration: 5 days
Training Centres
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Palma
  • Antibes
5 days
Upcoming Classes
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This course forms one of the 3 modules required to obtain the MCA Small Vessel Second Engineer qualification.

It is 5 days with a written exam at the end and covers the following topics: engine working principles, turbo charges and superchargers, engine construction, hydraulic and electronic governors, engine protection devices, fuel supply systems, characteristics and hygiene and treatment. Also lubricating oil systems, cooling water systems, heat exchanges, engine start systems, engine operation and maintenance and clutches and gearboxes.

The course is intensive and candidates are advised to be well prepared for the exam by obtaining the course notes early and studying them thoroughly.

***FORT LAUDERDALE STUDENTS - Due to examination on Friday mornings, Please be advised that the Fort Lauderdale course begins on SUNDAY in order to meet the requisite classroom hours!!***

We provide this yacht training course in Fort Lauderdale, Palma & Antibes.

Duration details

5 days


2 hour written examination on the final day


Approved Engine Course 1 , Approved Engine Course 2

  • Minimum 24 Months Sea Service
Upcoming Classes
Start Date Location Price AVAILABILITY
20 October 2019 Fort Lauderdale $1545 Places available
21 October 2019 Palma €1430 Limited places
13 January 2020 Palma €1430 Places available
20 January 2020 Antibes €1430 Limited places
02 February 2020 Fort Lauderdale $1545 Places available
19 April 2020 Fort Lauderdale $1545 Places available
20 April 2020 Palma €1430 Places available