STCW Competencies

In addition to the individual engineering courses and Academy wide Learning Outcomes, MENG graduates should be able to meet the below STCW requirements as established by the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments.

Standards for Training and Certification of Watchstanders (STCW) Competence - At the end of the MENG Program, graduates should be able to:

  1.  Use appropriate tools for fabrication and repair operations typically performed on ships.
  2.  Use hand tools and measuring equipment for dismantling, maintenance, repair, and reassembly of shipboard plant and equipment.
  3.  Use hand tools, electrical and electronic measuring and test equipment for fault finding, maintenance, and repair operations.
  4.  Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipment.
  5.  Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems.
  6.  Operate pumping systems and associated control systems.
  7.   Operate alternators, generators, and associated control systems.
  8.  Maintain marine engineering systems, including control systems.
  9.  Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements.
  10.  Maintain seaworthiness of the ship.
  11.  Monitor compliance with legislative requirements.

In addition to satisfy STCW, each MENG graduate should be able to:

  1.  Use English in written and oral form.
  2.  Prevent, control, and fight fires on board ship.
  3.  Operate lifesaving appliances.
  4.  Apply medical first aid on board ship.