Marine Engineering Course

Duration: eight (8) weeks

Location: Caribbean Military Maritime Training Centre


The aim of the training is to prepare Class 3 Marine Engineers to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for them to effectively perform their duties in the JDF.


  • Watch keeping
  • Outboard engines
  • Auxiliary system
  • Electrical system
  • Emergency and safety
  • Outboard motors
  • Rigging
  • Ship construction
  • Engineering shop
  • Hydraulic systems

Entry Requirements

The candidates must have completed:

  • The trainees must have successfully completed his/her basic training course in Jamaica or overseas. Possess a high level of physical fitness, stamina and agility.
  • Must possess passes in at least five (5) subjects at the CXC level/its equivalent, including Mathematics and English language.
  • Possess basic understanding of power generation equipment and electronic circuitry.
  • Must possess moderate physical endurance and capability.

Qualification Gained

  • Certificate.