AUXILIARY BOILER FAMILIARISATION COURSE
Senior engineering cadets, Junior Engineers, Engineer Officers and Engine room Ratings, particular beneficial to those serving on vessels that are not equipped with auxiliary boiler systems
Knowledge of English (speak, read & write) including maritime terminology
Sea going experience (level and rank depending)
Knowledge and understanding of auxiliary boiler and ships steam systems.
Written assessment conducted on completion of course. Practical simulator exercises conducted as part of assessment.
SAMSA accredited certificate issued by SAMTRA
No expiry date
There is currently no legislated requirement for this course. The course does however comply with the following;
STCW Convention: Section A-III/1.
SAMSA Code: Relevant Parts of: Engineering Knowledge: Module 1.
IMO Model Course: 2.07 Engine Room Simulator.
To understand the various components and sub systems found in a ships steam system.
Operation of the auxiliary boiler and steam systems.
Appreciation of safe working practices in the engineering environment of a ship.
To train participants in compliance with STCW requirements