Western Maritime Institute’s Engineering Knowledge Level 1 course introduces students to the operation of small ship power plants and marine auxiliary machinery including stabilizers, sewage treatment plants, oily water separators, hydraulic systems, bow thrusters, and deck machinery. Students will also gain an understanding of diesels and diesel systems as well as the operation of hydraulic systems, air receivers, propeller, propeller shafts, and firefighting systems.
Engineering Knowledge Level 1 is required for:
Chief Mate, Near Coastal
Master 500GT, Domestic
Master 3000GT, Domestic
Master 500GT, Near Coastal
Master 3000GT, Near Coastal
The student must be at least 16 years of age to enroll in this course.