Training for a life as a yacht engineer

Gain internationally recognised skills and MCA qualifications necessary for a career as an engineering officer. UKSA offers the courses needed to progress from assistant engineer to chief engineer on modern superyachts.

Engineering courses at UKSA

Being responsible for maintaining and servicing all a yacht’s on-board systems and engines, and all outgoing tenders and toys, is a rewarding career option.

Our courses

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

The course provides a good basic understanding of small marine diesel engines and the most frequent causes of engine failure at sea. With some practice you will be able to carry out routine maintenance and solve problems afloat with confidence.

MCA Approved Engine Course

The MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC) develops your basic understanding from the RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance course to a more advanced level.

Our Yacht Engineering courses will give you the internationally recognised skills and qualifications you need to start your career as a yacht engineer. You’ll gain an understanding of engineering disciplines and the hands-on skills you need.