$1,099 USD

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Approved Engine Course
Training School:
Maritime Professional Training
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
1 day

The objective of the AEC 2 course is to provide students, with theoretical knowledge and practical hands on experience of additional areas, as laid down in the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) AEC 2 syllabus. The aim is to enable them to meet the CoC requirements of the new common “Small Vessel” (Yachts, Tugs, Fishing Vessels, Workboats, Standby, Seismic Survey, Oceanographic Research Vessels and Government Patrol Vessels, of less than 3000 GT and Power Less than 9,000 kW with Unlimited Area of operation.)

There are eleven outcomes to the training:

  • Outcome 1 - The learner understands the components and their arrangement in a compression type refrigerant plant and understand basic fault finding
  • Outcome 2 - Demonstrate a knowledge of the legislative and management requirements within engineering operations
  • Outcome 3 – Demonstrate knowledge of maintenance systems on-board
  • Outcome 4 - Demonstrate the knowledge of safe systems of work within an engineering environment
  • Outcome 5 - Demonstrate the knowledge of safe operations when undertaking lifting and/or slinging operations:
  • Outcome 6 - Demonstrate the knowledge of the electrical distribution system on-board
  • Outcome 7 - Demonstrate knowledge to maintain basic hydraulic systems
  • Outcome 8 - Demonstrate knowledge and the practical skills to undertake basic maintenance
  • Outcome 9 - Demonstrate knowledge and the practical skills to undertake basic maintenance
  • Outcome 10 - Demonstrate knowledge of the Fresh Water system onboard.
  • Outcome 11- Demonstrate knowledge of the Sewage system onboard.


MPT recommends buying the MNTB Second Engineer Training Record Book (TRB) at the Ship's Store after receiving the registration letter from MPT to the Small Vessel Engineering Program.

To be eligible to register on a study program you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed 24 months’ seagoing service on vessels of at least 200 kW (minimum 6 months of actual sea service)
  • Hold an Approved Engine Course I & II (AEC I & II);
  • Hold basic STCW safety training certificates; and

Please see a SSO counselor if you have any questions.

Entry Requirements


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