The first year covers everything you will need to get going and progress safely and confidently. This includes Health & Safety, use of hand tools and machines, a range of basic techniques such as making brackets and fittings with various materials, and understanding basic engineering drawings and systems. You will also learn to identify different materials and their properties and use, and compile a workbook detailing all tasks undertaken.
In year two our experts will cover a range of essential engineering skills. These will include how to work with basic hydraulics, accurate machining, various welding techniques, fitting and aligning engine and gear boxes, and much more.
You will get to grips with more advanced elements of marine engineering including installation of the entire fuel system and water systems, running hydraulic lines through the boat, and installing a cooling sea water system. You will also learn how to commission and test systems fitted.
In the final year you cover installation of a sea inlet manifold, complete gas systems, and assisting with the complete commissioning process of a boat.
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