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Edexcel Approved

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance


There are no scheduled upcoming dates for this course.

If you would like to be alerted as to when the next course date is, or would like to set up a custom date for this course, please get in touch using the Course Enquiry Form below.

This course can be run on demand too, subject to a minimum of three students

Course Outline

This course teaches you how your engine works, how to keep it healthy using basic checks and maintenance procedures, and how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown.

Content & Objectives

The course includes

  • Principles of the diesel engine
  • The four stroke cycle
  • The fuel system
  • The cooling system
  • The air systems
  • Engine electrical systems
  • Spares and tools
  • Winterisation and servicing
  • Fault finding

Learning Mode

This one day course is taught in our dedicated diesel engine classroom at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course however you should be over 18 years of age.


This one day course costs £115 incl VAT.

Course Enquiry Form

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Requirements Checklist
  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course