About this course
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All students attending on-campus courses at Warsash Maritime School must take a Covid-19 test before starting their training. For more information about Covid-19 testing, please read our guidance document.
This MCA-approved course is entry level for those wishing to work on yachts, workboats, fishing vessels, tugs, standby, seismic survey, oceanographic research vessels and government patrol vessels.
It is recognised by captains and yacht crew management companies and is ideal for those wishing to start careers within the deck or engine department of superyachts or other small vessels.
What you'll learn
This course will provide you with the basic theoretical knowledge and some practical hands-on experience of diesel engines to work as dual deck hand/engineers on yachts over 24m.
Small vessel engineer training record books
The MCA has made changes on how students can access the Training Record Book, which must now be through an MCA-approved training provider.
See our small vessel engineer officer progression chart for more information about this pathway.
Next available date
Yacht / small vessel engineer
You must be aged 18 or over and have successfully completed your STCW Basic Safety Training.
Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.
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