Diesel Engine Maintenance

The Diesel Engine Maintenance course is a 1 day course designed to give an awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine, to show simple measures to help prevent breakdowns at sea and to learn how to rectify simple problems. The RYA Diesel Engine Certificate is issued on a continual assessment basis.

We have two small diesel engines in our classroom for practical sessions during the diesel engine maintenance course and students get hands on with them to become familiar with a range of repairs and maintenance.

What will you learn on the course?

  • The principles of diesel engine operation
  • The systems and parts of the engine
  • Fault finding
  • Rectification of common problems
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Changing the impeller
  • Routine maintenance
  • Winter lay up procedures

What is the cost?

£120 per person and the course takes 1 day. Please contact us for more details.