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MCA AEC Certificate

Isle of Wight, UK

  • Price: GBP (£)800 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School UKSA
  • Location Isle of Wight, UK
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 4 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included Yes

MCA Approved Engine Course

The MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC) develops your basic understanding from the RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance course to a more advanced level. It provides the practical basic hands on training and theoretical knowledge of diesel engines to enable you to work on board yachts as engineer/ duel deck engineer and also provides invaluable enhancement of the skills base for those planning to skipper smaller yachts.

Course Overview

An ideal addition to the skills portfolio of our Professional Yachtmaster (Offshore) and Superyacht Crew Training students. This course is the first level qualification for the MCA Engineering Officer training scheme.

Pre-requisite experience:

Minimum age 18 years with one month (non specific) vessel experience.


4 Days (30 hours)

Qualify for:

Enables you to work as engineer onboard a vessel over 24m, including dual role deck / engineer positions.

What’s included:

Includes all food and accommodation for the duration of your course.


MCA Approved Engine Course Certificate (AEC)

MCA Approved Engine Training Course Certificate Syllabus:

General principles of compression ignition engines

Two- and four-stroke operation cycles and construction details

Fuel system and the role of air in the combustion process

Cooling systems and lubrication technology

Power transmission units and hull fittings

Engine electrical systems

Safe working practices and pollution legislation

Bottled LPG installations

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UKSA, Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ

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