MCA AEC 2 / Approved Engine Course 2
Course 441

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.

Preparing for MCA AEC 2 / Approved Engine Course 2

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Course Description

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.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL(S): 
MPT recommends buying the MNTB Second Engineer Training Record Book (TRB) at the Ship's Store after receiving the registration letter from MPT to the Small Vessel Engineering Program.  
 
To be eligible to register on a study program you must meet the following requirements:
  • Have completed 24 months’ seagoing service on vessels of at least 200 kW (minimum 6 months of actual sea service)
  • Hold an Approved Engine Course I & II (AEC I & II);
  • Hold basic STCW safety training certificates; and
  • Please see a SSO counselor if you have any questions


5 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter, Workshop Clothes, and Closed Toe Shoes daily.

 

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