Engineering Courses

MCA Approved Engine Certificate 1 (AEC1)

Pre-course experience: None 

Course content: 

  • 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
  • Power Transmission
  • Hull Fittings
  • Marine Pollution
  • Code of Safe Working Practices
  • Bottled LPG installations

Duration: 5 days

The AEC is the first step for anyone wanting to pursue an engineering career for those with no formal marine engineering qualifications, or for those boat owners or skippers who wish to deepen their engineering skills.

Maritime and Coastguard Agency Approved Engine Course 1

1200 €