This programme is designed to train students in the operation and maintenance of marine propulsion and auxiliary systems, found on small to medium-sized sail and power yachts, and their tenders. Upon completion, students will have the entry-level qualifications required for the local marine industry, especially the bareboat charter business. Careers in this field include: Outboard Engine Technicians, Marine Surveyors, Marine Engine Repair Technicians, Engine Room Mechanic, and Marine Electronics Installers (on recreational and commercial seafaring vessels).
Distinguish between the different engine designs and operating principles used in marine propulsion and auxiliary systems.
Demonstrate competent use of technology-based engine diagnostic equipment.
Select and safely operate hand and power tools.
Demonstrate safe working practice and safe handling of hazardous materials.
Demonstrate competent use of marine refrigeration equipment.
Demonstrate competent use of marine electrical equipment.
Demonstrate an understanding of technical mathematics.