MCA 35 hour AEC1 Engineering course.
The courses provides students with the basic theoretical knowledge and some practical hands on experience of diesel engines. The course meets the requirements of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Codes of Practice for the Safety of Large Commercial Sailing & Motor Vessels, the Safety of Small Commercial Motor Vessels and the Safety of Small Workboats & Pilot Boats. This 35 hour course will enable students to carry out regular servicing and be more aware of possible faults developing before they become significant problems.
Compression Ignition Engine
Cycle of Operation and Constructional Details
The Fuel System
The Role of Air in the Combustion Process
The Cooling System
The Lubrication System
Engine Electrical Systems