Deckhand & Engineering Courses

Approved Engine Course (AEC) (5 Days) – 35,000 THB

The Approved Engine Course (AEC) is the first level qualification for the MCA Engineering Officer training structure. Having completed the course a learner will improve and enhance their employment prospects within various sectors of the marine industry.

The course will enable a learner to gain a general appreciation of basic marine diesel mechanics, electrics, and MARPOL pollution legislation. Learners will have skills to carry out regular servicing of marine diesel engines and to carry out fault prevention and detection.

This course meets the requirements for the MCA Code of Practice for the ‘Safety of Large Commercial Sailing and Motor Vessels’, the ‘Safety of Small Commercial Motor Vessels’ and the ‘Safety of Small Workboats and Pilot Boats’. 

The Approved Engine Course (AEC) is a highly interactive course which involves both classroom and practical workshop sessions in order to ensure candidates reach the required standard.

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Efficient Deck Hand Course (EDH) (5 Days) – 32,000 THB

The EDH course offered at Galileo Maritime Academy is conducted at our waterfront campus overlooking scenic Phang Nga Bay and Yacht Haven Marina. The learning environment on the waterfront within our fully equipped facility, on amazing Phuket Island, will leave you with a unique experience no other training facility can offer. 

We deliver a combination of theory and hands-on practical training at our well-equipped campus as well as onboard our various vessels. We will provide you with a full understanding of Seamanship, Safe Working Load (SWL) calculations and the Code of Safe Working Practice for Merchant Seaman.

Additionally, you will leave the course having the ability to perform all the duties of a deckhand; basic knots and splices, rigging of a bosun’s chair, staging and pilot ladders, knowledge of shipboard operations and organizations, lookout and helmsman duties, cargo work, vessel mooring procedures, and associated topics.

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