This course provides knowledge and understanding required for trainees to become competent to carry out safely the watchkeeping duties of an officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine-room or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine-room, both at sea and in port.
Qualification with a minimum Level 3 result in Mathematics and Physics is required.
A concentration in Chemistry is preferred.
16yrs - holding a School Leaving Certificate
Medical Fitness Certificate for Service at Sea
Valid Clear Criminal Record
This course comprises four functions at the Operational Level.
Function 1: Marine engineering
maintaining a safe engineering watch
use English in written and oral form
use internal communication systems
operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems
operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems
Function 2: Electrical, electronic and control engineering
Function 3: Maintenance and repair
Function 4: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for the persons on board
prevention, control and fighting of fires on board ship
operation of life-saving appliances
provision of medical first aid on board ship
monitoring compliance with legislative requirements
Application of Leadership and Team-working skills
Contribute to safety of personnel and ship
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