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Welcome to SSTG Maritime Training - STCW Approved

STCW Approved Training

Qualify as a Marine Motorman Grade 1 (MM1)

Course Description: Marine Motorman (MM1) will allow the holder to sail in the capacity of Chief Engineer on vessels with an engine capacity of under 1000kw. To ensure that you acquire these skills to safely operate these vessels, we cover subjects like Engineering knowledge, Naval Architecture, Ship Business and a whole lot of practical demonstration.

Duration: 25 Days (subject to change with new Regulations)

Entry Requirements: Marine Motorman Grade 2. Training record book, Medical Certificate, Eye-Test and applicable sea service.

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course understand and apply:

  • Engineering Knowledge:
    • Production of electromotive force by chemical and magnetic means, and electrical distribution systems
    • Principles and working of motor propelling and auxiliary machinery, including overhaul and repair work of a minor nature
    • Starting, reversing and maintenance of motor propelling machinery, including gearboxes and controllable pitch propellers
    • Principles of 2 and 4 stroke engine cycles
    • Benefits of supercharging using mechanically and exhaust gas driven blowers
    • Action of Thermometers, Pyrometers, pressure gauges, voltmeters and ammeters
    • Temporary and permanent repairs in the event of a breakdown
    • Bilge and fuel pumping systems
    • Steering gears, refrigerating, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery
    • Properties of the various fuels and oil in use on board ship.
    • Boiler operation and safety. How to blow a gauge glass, check the burner and maintain water level
  • Safety:
    • Precautions against fire and explosion from oil or gas, and methods of dealing with an outbreak of fire
  • Naval Architecture:
    • Basic requirements of ship stability including centre of gravity, stable, unstable and neutral equilibrium, the necessity of centre boards, compartments, watertight bulkheads and free surface effects of large volumes of water on trawl and factory decks, and precautions against flooding
  • Business:
    • Elementary business and MARPOL environmental protection

Additional Requirements: We include a light lunch with this course.

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.

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For certification as Chief Engineer on vessels with an engine capacity of under 1000kw

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