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Engine Rating

Engine Rating

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As an Engine Rating you will work on the day to day monitoring and maintenance of the engines and equipment in the engine room, as well as maintenance activities elsewhere on the ship. You will also be involved in cleaning, lubricating, repairing and fitting new or refurbished parts under direction of engineering officers. This course begins in September and takes around two years to complete

Key Tasks and Principal Accountabilities

  • Complete training tasks as described in the MNTB Engine Rating & Able Seafarer Engine Training Record Book, obtaining the relevant progression signatures as required.
  • Carry out duties as necessary of a rating forming part on an engine room watch
  • Take personal emergency action on-board a vessel
  • Assist with maintenance of vessel mechanical equipment (under supervision)
  • Assist with general maintenance routines as directed by the Second Engineer
  • Duties as required by the muster list in an emergency (no direct responsibility)
  • Watchkeeping duties, under supervision in order to gain experience leading to the award of an Engine Room Watch Rating Certificate
  • Any other duties as required for the safe operation and general upkeep of the vessel's machinery spaces
  • Attend such college courses allocated, punctually and reliably in accordance with the schedule set by the company and/or the college


To diligently study, as required, to ensure a high level of understanding and knowledge of topics required for the award of:

  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-1
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting Certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-2
  • Elementary First Aid Certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-3
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) Certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-4
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC) in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-2

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