High Voltage Training Management Level (MCA approved) (MCA4)

MCA4

This course is approved by the MCA (Maritime & Coastguard Agency) and is in line with the requirements laid down by the STCW (Manila amendments 2010) for revalidation of Chief Engineer Officer CoC Reg and Second Engineer Officers. III/2 and III/3 (Management Level). The course meets the requirements of the MNTB Shipboard High Voltage Training guidelines.

Course content

  • Electrical hazards and precautions
  • UK and International Marine health and safety regulations
  • Understanding the arc blast hazard
  • Arrangement of marine high voltage systems and switchrooms
  • Operational and safety features of switchgear
  • High voltage safety rules
  • Key safes and multihasp systems
  • Test equipment for proving dead
  • Operational procedures
  • Earthing of marine systems
  • Appreciation of fault levels
  • Application of electrical protection on marine power systems
  • Control and synchronisation of generators
  • Power Management Systems (PMS)
  • Switchgear maintenance
  • An outline of the electrical testing of a power plant
  • Practical exercises

Who should attend?

Chief engineer officers, officers, second engineers, engineer surveyors, marine superintendents, serving marine electricians and ETO’s.

Certifications

Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a certificate issued by The Faraday Centre which is authorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Candidates who fail will receive The Faraday Centre attendance certificate.

Please note entry criteria (at least one of the following):
- Prior electrical or electro-technical experience in a shipboard environment
- Have completed 12 months sea time as EOOW
- Part of an initial electro-technical training programme

Chief engineer officers, officers, second engineers, engineer surveyors, marine superintendents, serving marine electricians and ETO’s.

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