DIESEL ENGINE Maintenance Course

Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue callouts to cruisers. Basic maintenance and engine care will help ensure that you are not part of this statistic.

Suitable for complete beginners – no previous experience is required.

Course Overview: Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, and you don’t need detailed mechanical knowledge. This course teaches you 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.

Topics Covered

  • The principles of diesel engine operation
  • The systems and parts of the engine
  • Battery Care
  • Generator: Belt Tensioning
  • Checks & Fault finding
  • Rectification of common problems
  • Routine maintenance
  • Winter lay-up procedures
  • BOOKINGS: info@mastcentre.ie
  • Course Duration: 1 day



January: Saturday 27th, 2024

February: Saturday 24th, 2024

March: Saturday 23rd, 2024