STARTING OUT COURSES
From this course you start on the adventure of being a marine engineer on a super yacht. It is a theoretical course but includes practical demonstrations. The course will teach you about the environment you will work in, your responsibilities and a little about the equipment you will be responsible for.
You will learn the cycle of operation regarding 2 stroke and 4 stroke diesel and petrol engines, their fuel, electrical, lubrication and cooling systems, the combustion process, power transmission and hull fittings.
The course provides the first few steps of a long path to your Y4 qualifications, and becoming a Chief Engineer responsible for yachts up to 200 gt with equipment up to 1500 kW.
Refer to Merchant Shipping Notice MSN 1859 for more information.
Please note: the course cost for Cape Town is US$950.