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MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC I) Certificate


  • Next Date: 22nd Mar 2021
  • Price: GBP (£)895 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Warsash
  • Location Southampton
  • All Dates 22nd Mar 2021 - Hurry! Only 1 place remaining
    7th Jun 2021 - Hurry! Only 1 place remaining
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

Study in our brand new marine engineering workshops, tought by fantastic and friendly lecturers.

Study at the leading maritime training provider – boost your career. At Warsash, we believe that by providing you with the highest quality training we are giving you the best opportunities to succeed in a life-long maritime career.

Study at the original place – Warsash was the first school to provide the training for the MCA 3000GT Yacht Certificates of Competency (CoC) when these were introduced and remained at the forefront ever since.

Study in unrivalled facilities – we have just invested several tens of millions of pounds in new facilities. Study in brand-new classroom with cutting-edge learning technology, in specialist marine engineering workshops, ETO labs, on the manned model ship handling lake or Europe’s largest maritime simulation centre; you will love it.


Approved Engine Certificate (AEC 1) (Yachts)

This course provides students with the basic theoretical knowledge and some practical hands on experience of diesel engines to work as dual deck hand/engineers on yachts over 24m.


18 years and over

Hold a current medical fitness certificate – ENG 1

Have completed:

a.(i) for candidates with no formal engineering craft training, not less than 1 month’s service as a yacht engineer; or

(ii) for candidates with MN MEOL basic engineering craft skills training or MCA approved formal engineering craft training, not yacht engineer service is required.

b. The following ancillary courses

Personal Survival Techniques

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

Elementary First Aid

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities


4.5 days


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