Any seafarer working as Officer in charge of an engineering, Second engineer and Chief engineer onboard commercial or pleasure vessels with an output over 750 kW.
From 1 September 2020, these provisions apply to fishing vessels.
Obtain basic skills in high-voltage electrical systems in all installations where the produced and distributed voltage is over 1 000 V AC or 1 500 V DC and below 15000 V.
– Decree dated 12 April 2016 related to courses in high-voltage onboard ships
– Amendments 2010 Manilla Convention STCW training table A-III/1,2 and 6
Design characteristics and operation of high-voltage systems:
– High-voltage, definition and benefits
– Description of systems and main components (generator, distribution switchboard, motor)
– Faulty insulation
– Link with structure
– Applicable regulations
Risks assessment and precautions to take to operate electrical systems > 1000 V:
– risks of remote electrisation, electric shock
– electrisation effects, difference between high and low electrisation
– warning signals
– risks of arc fault and propagation
– basic parameters of an electric arc
– causes and risks linked to the handling of electric circuits
Organisation of electric works, safety precautions and procedures:
– IEC 600092-509 Standard
– Terminology for systems, persons, organisation of communication in areas, work, protection
– Operating electrical installations, personnel safety, organisation…
– Standard operating procedure
– Electric works procedure
– Maintenance operation
– Definition of French regulations
ENSM Marseille, Le Havre and Saint-Malo campuses
Maritime academy professors and technical professors
statement for the issuance of an STCW certificate
This training as a satisfaction rate of 88%.
Certification/statement issuance rate
The certification / statement issuance rate for this training is 100%