The ideal option for those wanting to get a role as an engineer on a Superyacht. Engineers are responsible for the mechanical and electrical operations of the yacht. This could include a range of jobs such as: Engines, Generators, Water Makers, Air-Conditioners, TV’s, Refrigerators, Jet-Ski’s, Powerboats etc.
If you hold both deckhand and Engineering qualifications, including the AEC, you are able to network yourself as a Deckhand/Engineer, which increases your chances of finding employment faster.
Training consists of a combination of courses which provides one with all the necessary requirements to be classified as competent.
MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC)
- 5 Day Course
STCW Basic Safety Training
- Elementary First Aid (2 days)
- Marine Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention (3 days)
- Personal Survival Techniques (2 days)
- Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (2 days)
Designated Security Duties Training
- 2 Day course
- Required by all crew with designated security duties on board a vessel, including Super Yachts.
RYA Powerboat Level II
Essential 2 day course for all crew aiming to increase their marketability in the yachting industry. Guests are normally ferried between the shore and the yachts which makes it beneficial for a crew member to hold a RIB (rigid inflatable boat) licence. The course covers the following content- RIB driving; man overboard recovery, close quarters handling, planning manoeuvres, collision regulations, launching, fuelling, etc. On completion of the course, students will be issued a RYA Power Boat Level II Certificate.