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Joemarine Institute Of Nautical Studies


The officer in charge of an engineering watch (00EW) on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of between 750KW and 3000KW propulsion power is a course aimed at providing the requisite minimum knowledge, understanding and proficiency prescribed in STCW Reg. III/3 and relevant aspects of A. III/3 of the STCW’95 code (as amended).

Course Objectives

The course objectives are to provide the detailed knowledge required to achieve learning outcomes in the following key functional areas namely;

  • Marine Engineering at the Operational Level
  • Electrical, electronic and control engineering at the operational level.
  • Maintenance and repair at the operational level.
  • Control the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level.

The learning objectives expected are:

  • Maintaining a safe engineering watch.
  • Operational main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems.
  • Operating fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems.
  • Knowledge of the ships electrical engineering and electronics.
  • Safety requirements for working on electrical tasks.
  • Control  engineering
  • Power distribution systems. Etc.

Course Contents

  • Motor Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Electro – Technicians
  • Orals

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have attained the age of 18years or above
  • Must hold a valid medical certificate of fitness to engage in seafaring career.
  • Must have completed an approved sea-going experience approved by the Administration (NIMASA) for not less than 36 months.
  • Must have COC certifications, trade certifications (BSc, HND)  and STCW  Training certifications
  • Must hold eligibility certification from the Agency NIMASA.

The training course is design to provide basic knowledge and competency.