This course is required for all 2nd Mates upgrading to Chief Mate/Master. The Marine propulsion Plants course is designed to give the attendee an understanding of the operation of remote controls for marine commercial propulsion plants, engineering systems, and attendant service systems. The course provides knowledge in the operation of marine power plants, ship’s auxiliary machinery, and marine engineering terms.

This course satisfies the following STCW and CFR training requirements:

  • The competence of Table A-II/2 – Operate Remote Controls of Propulsion Plant and Engineering Systems and Services of the STCW Code, as amended, for Masters and Chief Mates on ships of 500 gross tons (ITC), or more
  • The Vessel Power Plants requirements of Table 2 to 46 CFR Table 11.910 for Master/Chief Mate, oceans/near coastal, unlimited tonnage
  • The following Tasks from NVIC 10-14 Master/Chief Mate 3,000 GT or more: 8.6.A, 10.1.A, 10.1.B, 10.1.C, 10.1.D, 10.2.A, 10.2.B, 10.2.C, 10.2.D, 10.2.F, 10.2.G, 10.2.H, 10.2.I, 10.2.J, 10.2.K, 10.3.A, and 10.3.B

Course Outline:

  1. Diesel Engine Theory
  2. Steam Turbine Systems
  3. Gas Turbine Theory
  4. Propellers and Propeller Shafting
  5. Bridge Control
  6. Distillation and Fresh-Water Systems
  7. Pumps and Pumping Systems
  8. Steering Gear Equipment
  9. Generators, Alternators and Electrical Distribution
  10. Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, and Ventilation
  11. Sewage treatment plant

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

  • Flexible course enrollment

  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts

  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers

  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion