Το provide knowledge and skills to operate, supervise and monitor the safe operation and control of a ship’s machinery installation in accordance with provisions of Section Α-III/1, A-VIII/2 and B-VIII/2 of the STCW95 Code.

In particular, the student will gain:

– familiarization with the use of instrumentation and controls used in the engine-rooms of modern merchant ships
– awareness of the need for proper pre-planning, the use of checklists and of the timescales involved in start up procedures
– understanding and awareness of correct watchkeeping procedures
– understanding of the way in which machinery units are interdependent
– experience in identifying operational problems and trouble-shooting them
– the ability to make decisions, which promote the safety and efficiency of an operational plant.

Οn successful completion of this course, a certificate should be issued certifying that the holder has successfully completed a course of training on an engine-room simulator.