Applied Electro Technics

Short course

Modern ships rely on a large number of electrical and control systems. A modern engineer or maritime officer must be able to do maintenance and repairs on these systems to ensure the safety and economic performance of the ship. This course will help you to refresh your ability and understanding performing this job.



  • Terschelling


  • English

Standard duration

5 days

Course duration

The duration of the course is 5 days. The course takes place from Monday 8.30am until Friday 11.30am. In consultation, we can customise the course to specific needs. The course is on request and is done in groups of between 4 and 12 trainees.

Entry requirements

To apply you need a Certificate of Competency (a seafarer’s license) as an engineer or maritime officer or a similar level certificate.


Practical learning

Course fee

The course fee is €1.245 (exempt from VAT) including lunch, coffee, and tea, excluding travel and subsistence expenses.

Course contents

Course contents

After completion of this course, you will have sufficient knowledge and understanding of:

  • Safety concerning electrical systems
  • Reading electrical diagrams
  • Fault finding in circuitry containing relays and PLC’s
  • Measurements on electrical motors, transformers, and generators
  • Droop systems for managing active and reactive power

Practical content

All our courses provide practical and hands-on experience based on the knowledge and expertise of our instructors. During this course you will:

  • Do fault finding practices
  • Do simple PLC programming for controlling a hydraulic system
  • Do measurements on electrical and controlling components
  • Perform correcting actions on a power management system


Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued.

Study at NHL Stenden


For registration please fill out the course registration sheet. After registration we will provide you with further detailed information. Each course has a limited number of places available. If the course is fully booked, we will put you on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation.