Propulsion Plant Training Level 1

Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate  


Applicant has a minimum of six months of sea service performing duties related to an engineering position on board a vessel
Applicant is registered with a Marine Engineering Cadet Training Program as defined in Transport Canada Publication 10935.    

Course Description

This course is designed to provide skills and knowledge regarding the safe and efficient operation of the ship’s machinery to watchkeeping engineers.     At this time due to the current COVID 19 pandemic travel restrictions, registration in this course is limited to those who reside within the four Atlantic provinces only (Newfoundland, PEI, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick). All individuals registering for this course must follow all Provincial and University COVID 19 guidelines. For more information on NL provincial guidelines please visit  

Course Outline

1.0 Course introduction

2.0 Instrumentation

3.0 Controls

4.0 Operational procedures

5.0 Auxiliary units and systems

6.0 Diesel generators

7.0 Steam boiler

8.0 Steam turbo generator

9.0 Steam cargo turbine

10.0 MainPropulsion diesel engine

11.0 Trouble shooting

12.0 Watchkeeping


ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

Course Section List

Start DateEnd DateHoursLocationCostRegister
04 Oct 202122 Oct 202184Marine Institute Ridge Road$1925.00
30 Nov 202117 Dec 202184Marine Institute Ridge Road$1925.00