MCA Y3 Chief Engineer Statutory and Operational Procedures
Course 449

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.

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Chief Engineer Statutory & Operational Requirements - Course #449
This course is designed for those engineering candidates applying for their management level engineering certification through the MCA and preparing for the SQA Exam Chief Engineer Statutory & Operational Requirements for Y3/Y2/Y1. This course may also be beneficial to those ambitious mariners who would like to learn more about the subject matter or will be applying for this certificate in the future. The exam passing certificate is valid for three years whilst you obtain the remaining sea service. If you do not hold any certification at this time, we would recommend that you start with the Y4 level courses #442 through #445.
The syllabus for this course is defined by the MCA Exam Syllabus and includes exam preparatory style lectures on the below listed subjects as well as practice exams and general guidance. The pass rate is very 
high for candidates who have undertaken the recommended pre study. Register early for the course to get your course notes in advance. There are four days of teaching and on the fifth day you will take your SQA examination.
Subjects Include:
Health and safety at work
Pollution control regulations
‘M’ notices
International conventions
Dry docking procedures
Planned maintenance
Hull and machinery surveys
Voyage planning
Fire prevention, explosive mixtures and sources of ignition
Ship construction (terminology and stresses)
Damage control, flooding and sub-division
Fuel consumption
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Written Exam is administered at MPT in a 2 hour prescribed format on the 5th day of the course.

5 day class in Fort Lauderdale

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