Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) 1000/4000 Horsepower

Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) 1000/4000 Horsepower


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Course Length: 160 hours
Cost: $4,000
Prerequisite: None

Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) 1000/4000 horsepower is a 20-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students with the functional knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas:

  • Marine Engineering, General Knowledge and Functions.
  • Electricity, Electronics and Control Systems.
  • Machinery, Systems and Auxiliary Machinery/Equipment.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
  • Steam Generators and Auxiliary Steam Turbines.
  • Motor Propulsion, Diesels.
  • Diesel Propulsion Plants and Machinery Operating Procedures.
  • Marine Engineering Safety.
  • General Safety, Hazards and Lifesaving Appliances.

Students who successfully complete Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) 1000/4000 Horsepower will satisfy the professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.903(a)(34) for an original national officer endorsement as Designated Duty Engineer Less Than 4,000 HP Motor; and satisfy the following tasks from the Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch 4.2.A; 5.1.A; 11.2.A; 11.3.A and 11.4.A.