The Propulsion Plant Simulator Level 1 (PPS1) course is designed to provide knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of the ship’s machinery to watch-keeping engineers. During the course, emphasis will be on safe watch keeping practices; scenarios used in training would be as realistic as possible. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a training certificate, which is a requirement to obtain one of the following certificates of competency or endorsement: - Third-Class Engineer, Steamship or Motor Ship; - Fourth-Class Engineer, Steamship or Motor Ship; - Watch-Keeping Engineer, Motor-Driven Fishing Vessel; - Maintenance Supervisor MOU/Self-Elevating. Prerequisites: Entry to this course is open to individuals who have the following
A student has completed a minimum of 6 months of sea service performing duties related to an engineering position on board a vessel, OR A student is registered with a Marine Engineer Cadet Training Program as defined in TP 8911. Students enrolled in the course are required to produce an ACES Report from Transport Canada confirming course entry prerequisites on Day 1 of the course, and show the ACES Report to the course instructor. Students who DO NOT have an ACES Report will not be allowed to continue in the course and must withdraw.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2013
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