Practical Diesel Engine Overhaul

About this course

Practical Content 90% Theoretical Content 10%

This course is a Credit Rated and Levelled course which leads to a formal qualification upon completion. The course is recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individual’s Continued Professional Development (CPD).

Target Audience

Technicians and engineers, who in performing their normal duties, will be required to carry out major dismantling and rebuild of diesel engines. Delegates must possess basic mechanical skills in use of hand tools and precision measurement

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • To familiarise delegates with the construction and operating principles of diesel engines. To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to dismantle, inspect parts, check dimensions and clearances, rebuild and performance test diesel engines to introduce delegates to the fault finding

Course Content

  • Presentation on diesel engine construction, operating principles
  • Prepare for and carry out a full diesel engine strip down, maintaining correct orientation of parts
  • Take appropriate measures to protect and preserve fine tolerance machined component
  • Use safe and appropriate dismantling methods and aids
  • Check wear dimensions, fits and running clearances on crankshaft bearings, pistons, cylinder liners etc. and choose appropriate remedial actions when these are out of tolerance
  • Perform non destructive examination of components using dye penetrant, magnetic particle and visual inspection techniques
  • Rebuild the diesel engine applying bolt torques,setting clearances and following assembly procedures as prescribed in the makers manual
  • Test, overhaul and adjust fuel injectors
  • Install all ancillary components and carry out compression test, coolant system leak test, set fuel pump timing & bleed fuel lines
  • Start, run and test a diesel engine, fault finding and resolving starting and running problems.

Certification

SCQF Credit Rated & Levelled Certificate.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

• SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
• A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
• ASET approved Training Instructor

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.


Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
KCA Deutag Drilling

Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec


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