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Officer in Charge of the Engineering Watch

Officer in Charge of the Engineering Watch

Course Description: Engineering Officers are responsible for the operation and maintaining the propulsion plants and support systems on board vessels. The Officer in Charge of Engineering Watch (EOW)candidates will be expected to be able to monitor the engine and mechanical systems on board a ship and assist with general repairs.


Fully Booked

This program will prepare the learner for his/her Cadetship to obtain the sea service component and eventually qualify as a EOW and sail as a 4th or 3rd Engineer on foreign going vessels.

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

Subjects Covered:

  • Naval Architecture (SSTG)
  • Ship Masters Business (SSTG)
  • Engineering Knowledge (SSTG)
  • Workshop Skills Training (SSTG)*

Duration: Subjects at SSTG ± 4 Months. *The Workshop Training can also be done at SSTG ±6 Months for an additional charge plus all your ancillary courses.

Entry Requirements:

At University At ET
• Fluid Mechanics 2 • N4 Engineering Science N4 Mechanotechnics
• Mechanics 1 • N3 Industrial Electronics
• Thermodynamics 2 • N5 Power Machines
• Drawing 1 • N3 Engineering Drawings
• Mathematics 1 • N4 Mathematics
• Electrotechnology 1 • N4 Electrotechnics / N3 Industrial Electronics

Additional Requirements: None

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

STCW Code: Section A-III/1

Disclaimer: * Prices quoted are PER PERSON ** Lecture/On-Site Courses may be cancelled or rescheduled if minimum course numbers are not met. *** All prices are subject to change without notice. Whilst every effort is made to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date information, occasionally an item may be incorrectly priced or a price may require updating due to circumstances outside of our control or if changes or improvements are implemented.