RYA Diesel Maintenance

RYA Diesel Maintenance

The aim of this course is to give an awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine and the ability to take simple measurements to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and rectify defects which do not require workshop support.

COURSE DURATION
1 day.

COURSE CONTENTS
-Introduction – principles of the diesel engine
-The four – stroke cycle
-The fuel system
-The cooling system
-The air systems
-Engine electrical systems
-Spares and tool requirements
-Importance of winterisation and servicing
-Fault finding

QUALIFICATION
On successful completion candidates will receive:
-RYA Diesel Maintenance Certificate

ENTRY REQUIREMENT
18 years + preferred, though 16/17 years old will be considered on application.

FEES
Course fees available on application.

CLASS SIZE
Maximum of 6:1 to ensure students receive individual attention.