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441 MCA AEC 2 / Approved Engine Course 2


$ 1,099.00

Course Duration

5 Days


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.


MPT recommends buying the MNTB Second Engineer Training Record Book (TRB) at the Ship's Store after recieving the registration letter from MPT to the Small Vessel Engineering Programme.  
To be eligible to register on a study programme 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;
  • Please see a, SSO counselor if you have any questions

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Minimum 18 years of age

Must have completed MCA approved AEC 1 course or equivalent



Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Classes
Class Number Start Date Finish Date
015615 20 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020
015616 10 Feb 2020 14 Feb 2020
015617 09 Mar 2020 13 Mar 2020
015618 13 Apr 2020 17 Apr 2020
015619 11 May 2020 15 May 2020
015620 08 Jun 2020 12 Jun 2020
015621 13 Jul 2020 17 Jul 2020
015622 10 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020