This short course is suitable for individuals wishing to learn how to maintain and service their own diesel engines. You will look at the principles of the diesel engine, the four-stroke cycle, fuel, cooling, air and engine electrical systems, fault finding and the importance of winterisation and servicing.
Course costs £200.
Please note – course cost will need to be paid at the time of booking.
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Kevin James Marine Engineering Course Manager
Kevin grew up in Cornwall and went to Cape Cornwall School. Kevin has always tinkered on boats and spent several years working as a Head Greenkeeper before retraining as a Marine Engineer at Falmouth Marine School. This is where he discovered his passion for teaching others and completed his teacher training. Kevin worked in the industry as a self-employed marine engineer before returning to Falmouth Marine School to train the marine engineers of the future.
“The demand for qualified marine engineers is extremely high. Our students are work-ready when they complete their course and have fantastic career prospects locally, nationally or even internationally.”
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