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RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

The diesel engine course is designed for leisure sailors and motor boat owners who would like essential, practical knowledge about their boats diesel engine. This is an extremely practical course, taught in our fully equipped marine engineering workshops.

The syllabus is comprehensive without being overwhelming, you will learn about the following principles of the diesel engine;
– Naturally aspirated
– Turbocharged diesel engines
– Fuel system
– Cooling system
– Air system
– Diesel engine electrical systems
– Basic fault finding principles

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
RC9DIS1S Kingswear 01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020 SAT 09:00:00:0 - 16:30:00:0 1 £135.00 FC Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

"The College and my tutors have provided me with skills that I need to go forward with my business, and is really encouraging in putting skills into practice on a regular basis. Having a network of other talented students is really beneficial for me to build working relationships with and collaborate on projects I am working on at the moment."Jake Raine-Harries

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