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Motor Plants (120HR/15 days)
$2650 USD

 

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SCOPE

Successful completion of this course will satisfy the requirements for demonstrated competence in Motor Plant principles that are necessary for an STCW endorsement as an Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch (OICEW) in a manned engine room or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine room on vessels powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW/1,000 HP propulsion power or more, (operational level) all in accordance with Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code as amended and 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(ix).

 

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this course is to provide trainees with guidance and information to gain knowledge, understanding and proficiency required to achieve the objectives of the learning outcomes to demonstrate the standard of competence for all seafarers and to introduce the student to the basic principles of motor plants as described in the STCW Code.

 AND

Cover examination subjects from 46 CFR 11.950  for engineer officer endorsements, section Motor Plants: Main engines, AUX engines, Starting systems, Fuel systems, Drive systems, Control systems, Automation, Governors, Steam systems, Water Chemistry, Casualty control and Safety.

 

ENTRY STANDARDS

Course is available to the following persons:

Any licensed engineer, apprentice engineers with at least 4 months sea time in the engine department, or QMED or equivalent with 6 months sea time in the engine department, oiler, fireman/watertender, or junior engineer 6 months of sea time in the engine room, or a graduate from the marine engineering course of a school of technology accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

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