Target Audience

This course provides knowledge and practical skills to marine engineers of all ranks as well as junior electrical officers. The course focusses on the effective handling of routine electrical maintenance, fault finding and fault rectification of various shipboard machinery and equipment, including deck machinery and navigational equipment. 

Course Content

On successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and reinforce basic electrical concepts
  • Understand and apply electrical safety aspects
  • Correctly use electrical measuring and testing equipment
  • Read and understand electrical drawings
  • Trace faults in electrical control circuits and power distribution systems
  • Undertake and manage routine electrical maintenance of engine room, deck machinery and navigational equipment
  • Understand concept of automation & control system
  • Understand the concepts of high voltage systems
Entry Standards

All Engineering Officers including Junior Engineers with 6 months sea time, Junior ETO 


Classroom, electrical workshop, videos 

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures, fault finding problems, soldering, using meters 


   STCW A-III/1 and 2 Function: ‘Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering’

Course Duration

10 days.


Written test, practical evaluation and assessments.


Attendance certificate on completion of evaluation and exams.


This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course.