Diesel Engine Maintenance Level 2

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RYA DIESEL AND THE DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSES?

The 2 one-day courses go together hand in hand. Think of RYA Diesel as Level 1! Our Level 2 day follows directly on. Many students will book the two together and join both days back to back.

WHERE IS THE DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE RUN?

  • Chieftain Training, Woolston, Southampton

HOW LONG IS THE DIESEL MAINTENANCE COURSE:

  • RYA Diesel is one day 0930-1630
  • Diesle Engine Maintenance Level 2 is also one day 0930-1630

DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE

PRE REQUISITES:

  • RYA Diesel (or equivalent knowledge)
  • Some practical experience of boating

DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE CONTENT:

Having learnt how to carry out basic diagnosis and repairs on the one day RYA Diesel Course, this extra day develops the theme and gives you the opportunity to trouble shoot common faults. This course is equally relevant for motor boaters and sailors who have an auxiliary engine. Course topics include:

  • Trouble Shooting
  • Cooling system fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Fuel system fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Air system fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Management of fuel oil
  • Run away engines
  • Battery management
  • Selecting a propeller

Students have full access to a range of real marine diesel engines and a large selection of tools in the training room. 

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE  DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE?

  • Day of shorebased training
  • Use of our training engines and tools
  • Diesel Engine Maintenance Level 2 Certificate (sent by email as PDF)
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free parking

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE?

  • Lunch

DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE

RATIOS:

Our maximum class size is 9,  however we will run the course with as few as 2 students. The trainig workshop is equipped with 8 different diesel engines so you will get plenty “hands on” time.

DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 COURSE EQUIPMENT:

We have equipped our training room with some of the most common marine diesel engines you are likely to come across;

Brand Horse Power Size Model Typical Usage
Volvo Penta 18 HP 2 cylinder MD 2002 24-29 foot sailing yachts
Yanmar 36 HP 3 cylinder 3JH2 30-40 foot sailing yachts
Volvo Penta 135 HP 6 cylinder TMD- A Displacement work boats & motor yachts
Perkins 135 HP 6 cylinder Perkins 635 Larger workboats & large yachts
Perkins (pair) 175 HP each 6 cylinder Perkins 6354 Larger workboats & large yachts
Volvo Penta 200 HP 6 cylinder TAMD-B Larger workboats & planning motor yachts
Caterpillar 420 HP 6 cylinder Cat 3126 Larger workboats & planning motor yachts

Our training engines are supported by an extensive workshop tool kit. Don’t worry if your engine is not listed above, the skills you learn with us are transferable to any vaguely modern marine diesel engine.

DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 BOOKING:

If the dates below do not suit you we can set up a bespoke 1:1, 2:1 or group course at a time that suits

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