Target Group

For Ordinary Seafarer Engine Ratings wishing to pursue a career as an
Able Seafarer Engine Rating.

Objective

To provide participants with the required knowledge, understanding and
proficiency required to competently perform the functions of an Able
Seafarer Engine rating onboard a vessel.

Introduction

Your first position on a vessel will be as an Engine Rating forming part
an Engineering Watch. To qualify as an Able Seafarer Engine you are
required to obtain 12 months sea service and complete a task book.
The task book reflects your responsibilities and work performed on a
particular vessel. This course is an essential stepping stone to further
engineering training.

Outline

• Occupational Health and Safety.
• Ship’s power plants.
• Fuelling and oil transfer.
• Bilge and Ballast operation.
• Marine pollution.
• Electrical hand and machine tools.
• Safe handling, stowage and securing of stores.
• Engineering Watch.
• Maintenance and repair onboard.

Prerequisites

• 18 years of age or older.
• ABET Literacy

SAMSA

• Prerequisites on Completion of Certification
• Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
• Personal Survival Techniques (PST),
• Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (FPFF), Medical First Aid (MFA)
• Survival Craft & Rescue Boats another than Fast Rescue Boats
• Designated Security Duties
• A valid SAMSA medical certificate, including vision test
• Completed at least a minimum of 12 months sea service at sea with proof of service.
• In the possession of a SAMSA Seaman’s Book.
• Proof of Identity
• Certificate as ordinary seamen
• 3 current passport photographs

Course Brochure

Able Seafarer Engine

Course Duration: 10 Days
Course Certification: Certificate of Completion
Assessment: Written assessment & Practical evaluation
Validity: Not Applicable
Completion Exit Level: The competent learner will be able to perform the role of an Able Seafarer Engine Rating effectively and efficiently.
STCW Reference: A-III/5

Enroll for this Course

Need help? Ask a question