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MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC I) Certificate

101 Abercromby Business centre, 279 Abercromby Street, G40 2DD

  • Next Date: 16th Sep 2019
  • Price: GBP (£)1,830 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Glasgow Maritime Academy
  • Location 101 Abercromby Business centre, 279 Abercromby Street, G40 2DD
  • All Dates 16th Sep 2019 - 12 places
    21st Oct 2019 - 12 places
    18th Nov 2019 - 12 places
    9th Dec 2019 - 12 places
  • Duration 4 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

An Approved Engine Course Part 1 meets the requirements of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s code of practice for safety of large commercial sailing and motor vessels, and the Department of Transport’s “The safety of small commercial vessels – A code of practice” and “The safety of small commercial sailing vessels – A code of practice”. 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.

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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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This course is now split in two parts

Aec 1 and Aec 2.

These can be taken n consecutive weeks

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