Auxiliary engine training course is designed to improve the participant's understanding and overhauling skills in following the procedures and safe practices required during maintenance and repair of the auxiliary engine and its associated equipment. It allows participants to gain confident, estimate time, manpower requirements and judgment in deciding replacement of parts. It would also make participants understand the problems faced by crew members in carrying out repairs and maintenance work of auxiliary engines and be able to appreciate the need for coordinated teamwork.
1. Acquire practical knowledge and skills in complete overhauling of an auxiliary engine in a safe and efficient manner.
2. Familiarization with the various routine maintenance jobs on the auxiliary engine.
3. Measure, record and evaluate various important parameters such as connecting rod bottom end bearing bore ovality measurement, cylinder liner calibration, piston ring groove measurement and crankshaft deflection measurement.
4. Make use of the skill developed to obtain efficient power management.