Mechanical Engineering

Diesel Engine Servicing and Fault Finding

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £795.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the construction and operating principles of diesel engines.
  • Gain knowledge to carry out first line servicing routines and fault finding on industrial diesel engines.

Course Content

  • Presentation on diesel engine construction, operating principles, fault finding and routine servicing
  • Run a diesel engine and carry out a performance test to determine machine condition
  • Carry out scheduled servicing on the: coolant system, lubrication system, fuel system and air induction system
  • Carry out fault finding on common diesel engine starting and running faults
  • Select and use appropriate test equipment and procedures for fault finding on diesel engines
  • Identify suitable remedial actions to rectify faults on a diesel engine


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Technicians or operators who are required to operate and maintain diesel-powered plant.


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