Yacht engineering training courses
Yacht engineering qualifications and certificates were introduced in February 2001 to provide an industry standard system of certification. The system allows all those who wish to pursue engineering careers to do so, no matter what their previous training is. See below for some expert advice on yacht engineering courses and qualifications.
A common question among potential superyacht engineers is, “How do I become a superyacht engineer?”, “What qualifications do I need?”, and “Can I transfer my existing engineering skills/background in order to become a yacht engineer?”.Yachting Pages answers all these questions in this article, so read on for your full guide.
With the variety of on-board systems and equipment on today’s superyachts, engineering requirements are almost limitless. So, if you want more information on the role of a superyacht engineer on today’s luxury vessels, or you want to learn more about what is expected of an engineer, then read on.
The Approved Engine Course (AEC) is the first level qualification for the MCA Engineering Officer training scheme. It is seen as the first step on the engineering ladder and is an ideal introduction for those who wish to improve their employment prospects in the marine industry. Yachting Pages has put together a guide on everything you need to before enrolling.
If you’re looking to progress as a yacht engineer, you may consider obtaining additional qualifications. Find out more about the Marine Engine Operator License (MEOL), including what is involved, the prerequisites, and the yacht engineer jobs it will qualify you for when complete.
If you’re looking to progress to a yacht chief engineer, you may consider obtaining additional qualifications such as the Yachtr 4 (Y4). Find out more about the Y4 including what is involved, the prerequisites, and the yacht engineer jobs it will qualify you for when complete.