This course is recognised by AMSA as part of the requirements for the award of a Certificate of Competency as Engineer Class 2. Successful completion of this course will enable students, after appropriate sea service and oral examination, to apply for the Certificate of Competency from AMSA.
You will gain the knowledge components of the Marine Engineering program in the areas of mechanics, thermodynamics, electro technology, maths and computing including CAD. You will also gain skills at the management level in marine safety, marine management, legislative compliance, naval architecture and vessel maintenance.
You will learn about electrical, electronic and control engineering along with the operation and maintenance of marine engineering plant and equipment. You may elect to undertake steam systems training as an additional skill set.
Students must complete a total number of 18 units which comprise of 13 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :
- Work safely in confined spaces on a vessel
- Apply maritime resource management principles
- Provide leadership to crew
- Apply intermediate principles of marine electrotechnology
- Apply intermediate principles of marine engineering thermodynamics
- Apply intermediate principles of marine mechanics
- Apply intermediate principles of naval architecture
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of ship construction
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of ship operation and maintenance
- Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of marine auxiliary boilers
- Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of marine auxiliary machinery and systems
- Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of marine control systems and automation
- Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of marine electrical systems
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