Evening Courses

Morning & Evening Classes in South Dublin

Marine Engine Maintenance


Beginners / Improvers

Start Date

Spring 2024


Brian Hughes

Course Overview

This course will cover as far as is possible, the routine service requirements of Marine installation. Students will be invited to partake in practical demonstrations. Diesel and petrol covered. Dismantling and reassembly will not be covered. All equipment and tools are supplied. Please bring a notepad and pen.

This class is suitable for beginners/improvers and no previous experience is required. Those who complete the course will have a sound basic knowledge of the subject. The tutor Henry Harris is a qualified motor mechanic with 27 years’ experience in Marine Engine maintenance.

Course content:
• Engine lubrication system : change engine oil and filter
• Major engine components : examine and explain
• Fuel system : change petrol and diesel filters
• Ignition system : remove and refitspark plugs
• Battery : service, testing, correct connection
• General electrics : bulbs, fuses, circuit testing useing test meters
• Transmission : gearbox lubricant
• Starter motor : service and correct use
• Generator : fan belt adjustment
• Tools : demonstrate tool kit

Book your place on a Class

Book Wednesday Evening

Beginners / Improvers

Please note that this is an 8 week course

7.30 – 9.45pm
(8 weeks)