MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.
Approved Engine Course I - Course #440
This is a 5 day (30 Hour) course designed to give candidates the general fundamentals and knowledge about the general care and maintenance to keep engines on smaller vessels in good operational condition This course is also an excellent addition to any deckhand, mate or captains resume! Students come from all over the world for this course. It is open to everyone.
The course is approved by the UK’s Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) is the first step into the engineering department of superyacht or small vessels.
The objective of this course is to provide the candidate with the knowledge to serve in an entry level capacity in the engineering department or for a crewmember primarily working in another department to assist with engineering functions. This course is not a diesel mechanics course however, it does include the tearing down/rebuilding of engines.
The AEC I course includes valuable classroom and laboratory training.
Classroom Training/Theory Subjects Include:
The MPT AEC 1 Course will therefore enhance your ability to perform the typical tasks needed onboard as an entry level engineering department crew member or as a member of the deck department assisting in the engineroom.
Laboratory/Workshop Subjects Include:
The instructor will: Help students identify engine types, parts & systems
The instructor will: Use shop models to explain various engineering systems
Students will receive hands on training in our Laboratory and Workshop.
COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINE;
Approved Engine Course 2 Course #441
ADDITION MATERIAL / MPT SHIPS STORE:
MPT recommends buying the MNTB Second Engineer Training Record Book at the Ship's Store.
PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter, Workshop Clothes, and Closed Toe Shoes daily.
With all the options, I am absolutely confident MPT was the right decision. The staff, instructors, and overall atmosphere is Class A.
No suggestion. Love the program as I have all the courses I have taken with MPT
None. MPT always blows my mind! Incredibly clean and professional.
All is very well organized . Lecturer Mr Clive Mcilrath is very efficient in conducting AEC1/AEC2 Classes very well organized structure excellent visual aids .Very hands on practical sessions engine teardowns / rebuilds & Refrigeration systems . Clive has a genuine passion for guiding future Engineers on a Competent & Successful Path.
No suggestions whatsoever. The course and all of the facilities were perfect: I'm definitely coming back to MPT
Super impressed about the service standard, I don't see this in other school. Keep it like this. Thank you so much
Amazing teacher... lifechanging experience! Awesome!!!
I had an excellent experience at MPT. Thank you
very good and knowledgeable instructor explain each topic very well
The class was well presented and the knowledge base was exactly what i was looking for. The insight that I received to my next course after this one is exactly what i needed. Thank you
Best class I have taken at MPT yet. I learned more here and truly felt that I got my money's worth and more. Clive is an amazing instructor.
AEC course was an excellent experience...no improvement necessary
Everything was great - well organised and well executed.
Nice first impression.