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Maintenance and Repair of Auxiliary Machinery MEOC 1205

Marine Engineer Officer Cadet Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course will ensure that the students follow procedures and safe practices while starting, operating, shutting down, and overhauling all auxiliary machinery on ships. There are three components to the course, first is classroom instruction, second is the computer simulation of auxiliary machinery and systems, and third is the actual operation and maintenance of auxiliary machinery in the workshop. The students will acquire practical knowledge overhauling various types of pumps, centrifugal purifiers, air compressors, fresh water generators, and marine gears by adhering to the instructions in the manufacturer’s manual.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Safely carry out maintenance and repair to shipboard machinery, and be familiar with the lock out/tag procedures.
  • Perform emergency repairs on leaking low pressure fluid pipes.
  • Identify, inspect, and perform maintenance on various fluid valves and their components.
  • Select and use the appropriate type and size of packing to replace static seals on valve stems and pump shafts.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on "shell and tube" and "plate" heat exchangers.
  • Perform maintenance and repair to the various components of centrifugal pumps, and perform basic alignment checks on pump/motor assemblies.
  • Select and use couplings/clutches for pump/motor assemblies, and dynamic shaft seals for pump shafts.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on "Jabsco" gear, radial, screw, and piston pumps.
  • Perform complete overhauls on reciprocating piston compressors.
  • Perform cleaning, maintenance, and replacement of filters and strainers.
  • Perform cleaning, maintenance, and repairs on centrifugal separators/purifiers.
  • Perform maintenance on common deck machinery, and carry out brake lining changes on winch drums.
  • Perform maintenance on fishing equipment (trolling gears, winches, and hydraulic motors, valves, and fittings).

Effective as of Fall 2014

Related Programs

Maintenance and Repair of Auxiliary Machinery (MEOC 1205) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Marine Engineering
    Diploma Full-time


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