Marine Engineering

Our Marine engineering skills training for new entrants and experienced engineers includes practical work experience in real seagoing conditions, to prepare you for eventual employment as an Engineer Officer on board a fishing vessel.

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Class 3  Certificate of Competency Engineer Officer (Fishing Vessel)

 Next course scheduled at our college in Greencastle: contact harkin@bim.ie or phone 074 9381068

Qualifications:

  • Department of Transport Class 3 Certificate of Competency Engineer Officer (Fishing Vessel)
  • Engineering Technology QQI Award (Major) Level 5 - Further Education + Training
  • FAS Mechanical Engineering Certificates in Bench Fitting, Milling, Manual Arc and Gas Welding

Duration: One academic year at the National Fisheries College, Greencastle, Co. Donegal followed by one year qualifying sea service on board a commercial fishing vessel.

Progression: Students can progress to Class 2 and Class 1 Certificates of Competency with further study and sea time.

This training programme is currently being validated by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC).

Marine Engineering Processes QQI Award (Minor) Level 5 - Further Education + Training

For next courses scheduled in our college in Castletownbere contact osullivan@bim.ie on 027 71230.

Objective: to provide participants with a basic understanding of the operation of marine diesel engines and associated machinery on small vessels.
Course fee: €200
Duration: 3 weeks

Course Content:

  • Vessel construction
  • Main propulsion systems
  • Auxiliary machinery
  • Electrical systems
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Health, safety and the environment

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Contact Us

For further information contact our Training Centre:

National Fisheries College
Greencastle, Co. Donegal
Direct: +353 74 9381068/9381099
nfcgreencastle@bim.ie

Natonal Fisheries College
Castletownbere, Co. Cork
Direct: +353 27 71230
rfccastletownbere@bim.ie