MCA 30 Hour Diesel Engine course, Levington, Ipswich 19-22 March 2018

4 day Diesel engine course is one of the requirements if you want to apply for the Seafish Unrestricted Under 16.5m Skipper’s Ticket. The classroom is equipped with an engine to allow you to dismantle and rebuild the engine in a learning environment. During the course you will visit a boat and wherever possible a local external company to cover some of the practical aspects of the course.

Next Course at East Anglian Sea School 19 to 22 March 2018.  Funding available for Commercial fishermen, subject to certain conditions. Please contact ESTA for more details


The course is usually delivered over 4 days. Price on application.

This course is one of those required for anyone applying for the unrestricted Seafish Under 16.5m Skipper’s ticket

The course will provide training in the following areas

  • The compression ignition engine
  • Cycle of operation and constructional details
  • The fuel system
  • The role of air in the combustion process
  • The cooling system
  • The lubrication system
  • Power transmission
  • Hull fittings
  • Fault finding and rectification