The objective of the AEC 2 course is to provide students, with theoretical knowledge and practical hands on experience of additional areas, as laid down in the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) AEC 2 syllabus. The aim is to enable them to meet the CoC requirements of the new common “Small Vessel” (Yachts, Tugs, Fishing Vessels, Workboats, Standby, Seismic Survey, Oceanographic Research Vessels and Government Patrol Vessels, of less than 3000 GT and Power Less than 9,000 kW with Unlimited Area of operation.)
There are eleven outcomes to the training:
Outcome 1 - The learner understands the components and their arrangement in a compression type refrigerant plant and understand basic fault finding
Outcome 2 - Demonstrate a knowledge of the legislative and management requirements within engineering operations
Outcome 3 – Demonstrate knowledge of maintenance systems on-board
Outcome 4 - Demonstrate the knowledge of safe systems of work within an engineering environment
Outcome 5 - Demonstrate the knowledge of safe operations when undertaking lifting and/or slinging operations:
Outcome 6 - Demonstrate the knowledge of the electrical distribution system on-board
Outcome 7 - Demonstrate knowledge to maintain basic hydraulic systems
Outcome 8 - Demonstrate knowledge and the practical skills to undertake basic maintenance
Outcome 9 - Demonstrate knowledge and the practical skills to undertake basic maintenance
Outcome 10 - Demonstrate knowledge of the Fresh Water system onboard.
Outcome 11- Demonstrate knowledge of the Sewage system onboard.