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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.

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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)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (SSTG)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (SSTG)
  • Medical First Aid (SSTG)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (SSTG)
  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than FRB (SSTG)
  • Able Seafarer Engine (SSTG)
  • Designated Security Duties (SSTG)
  • Workshop Skills Training (At TVET) (Future SSTG)

Duration: Subjects at SSTG ±4 Months / Workshop Training ±6 Months at TVET / Ancillary courses ±30 Days at SSTG

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


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