What is the RYA diesel engine course?
The 1 day RYA diesel engine course is designed to help you prevent & solve diesel engine failure. Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs, Basic maintenance & engine care will help ensure that you are not part of this statistic. Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, & you don’t need a detailed mechanical knowledge. This course teaches you how your engine works, how to keep it healthy by using basic checks & maintenance procedures, & how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown.
- Principles of diesel engine operation
- The systems and parts of the engine
- Fault finding
- Rectification of common problems
- Bleeding the fuel system
- Changing the impeller
- Routine maintenance
- Winter lay up procedures
Pre-course experience / requirements