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Most students of this course are surprised at the simplicity of a diesel engine.
The object of this course is to give you an understanding of how the engine works and show you some simple practices which can get an engine started and get you out of trouble when you really need it.
• The principles of diesel engine operation
• The systems and parts of the engine
• Fault finding
• Rectification of common problems
• Bleeding the fuel system
• Changing the impeller
• Routine maintenance
• Winter lay up procedures
• Course handbook
For details on what you should bring, please refer to the FAQ section.
Course Duration: 1 Day
Previous Experience Required: None
Ability After Course: How your engine works, how to keep it healthy by using basic checks and maintenance procedures, and how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown.
Number of members: 4 – 12
Course dates: Courses will be run subject to demand, If you are interested please send a booking enquiry below.
RYA Diesel Engine Course: TBC
Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.
If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.
By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.
I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.
I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.