This is an entry level course that provides the knowledge and understanding required for the Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch - Oiler, Fireman, Junior Engineers or Wipers- standing for engineering watches.
On successful completion of this course trainees would possess sufficient knowledge of marine engineering support level duties and responsibilities to qualify after a minimum of six (6) months of approved seagoing service performed on a vessel of at least 750 kW(1,000 HP) that meets the criteria of reference.
Carry out a watch routine appropriate to the duties of a rating forming part of an engine-room watch.
Understand orders and be understood in matters relevant to watchkeeping duties for keeping a boiler watch.
Maintain the correct water levels and steam pressures.
Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures.
16yrs - holding a School Leaving Certificate
Qualification with a minimum Level 5 result in Mathematics and Physics is required
A concentration in Chemistry is preferred
Medical Fitness Certificate for Service at Sea
Valid Clear Criminal Record
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