MCA Approved Engine Course 1 – 5 Days, AEC 1


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5 DAY COURSE   ***Complies with the 2020 Amendments***

PRICE: £850.00 EX VAT

An approved MCA training course to satisfy the requirements of the DfT Codes of Practice for the safety of small commercial, motor and sailing vessels

Course outcomes
MSN 1859 AEC 1 course syllabus:

1.0 Compression ignition engine
2.0 Fuel system
3.0 Air systems
4.0 Cooling systems
5.0 Lubrication systems
6.0 Electrical systems
7.0 Power transmission
8.0 Hull fittings
9.0 General Engineering

A 30 hour practical course dismantling marine engines and auxiliaries to obtain component exposure and create a full appreciation and understanding of the working principles. This will include basic maintenance, legislation, safety, good practice, housekeeping and reduction of fire hazards. The aim is to provide familiarisation, confidence and ability to diagnose and repair defects in operational machinery.

The AEC 1 qualification will permit the holder to serve as:-
Chief Engineer on vessels over 24m less than 200 GT with a maximum main propulsion power of 1500 kW at a maximum range of 60 miles from a safe haven.
OR:- Second Engineer on vessels under 200 GT with max. 3000 kW power – at a maximum range of 150 miles from a safe haven.

Clients must be over 18 years and have one month of sea service in any rank.

Delegates will need

– Writing material, overalls
– Discharge book/other photographic ID


Stream House
Building 29
Campsie Drive
Glasgow Airport

If you are unsure of which prerequisites you may need for a course, please go to to check.

For group bookings call Stream Marine Training on 44 (0) 141 212 8777 for rates.

Course Dates:

10 May 2021, 14 Jun 2021 16 Aug 2021, Please contact us for more dates