Yacht Engineering Courses

The engineering qualifications available through JPMA are:

Approved Engine Course (AEC I)

Marine Engine Operator Licence (Yacht) (MEOL(Y))

Chief Engineer STCW Reg. III/3 CoC (Y4)

Chief Engineer STCW Reg. III/3 CoC (Chief Engineer “Service Endorsement”) (Y3)

Chief Engineer STCW Reg. III/2 CoC (Y2)

Chief Engineer STCW Reg. III/2 CoC (“Large Yacht Endorsement”) (Y1)

Small Vessel Engineering CoCs


Candidates may submit an application for a Letter of Initial Assessment if they already hold a large amount of yacht/sea service, or non-yachting certificates or have apprenticeship or other employment experience. To be assessed you must download and submit the relevant application form

Once the MCA have assessed at which level you may enter the yachting certification process, you will need to undertake the relevant engineering modules, ancillary courses and oral exam.

Click on the links above to see more about each qualification.