Engineering Courses

Approved Engine Course 1 (AEC1)

What you need to know:

  • Place: Golfe Juan
  • Pre-requisites: Entry age minimum 18 years old
  • One month of service time onboard a vessel
  • Duration: 5 days (35 hours tuition)
  • Price: 950 euros


This course provides hands-on practical training supported by theoretical knowledge of marine diesel engines, in line with the MCA MGN156 syllabus. Successful candidates may serve as Chief Engineer on vessels over 24 metres, less than 200 Gross Tonnes with main propulsion machinery less than 1500KW. Restricted to coastal waters not further than 60 Nm from a safe haven.
An influential qualification in todays’ Insurance-sensitive industry.


Upcoming course availability

 Our AEC1 Course will be back in 2019.

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