An informative one day course that provides all the skills and knowledge electronic installers need for installation and maintenance of electronics on boats, leading to an industry recognised qualification. Aimed at individuals with at least one year’s experience in electronics.
The Marine Electronics Installer (MEI) certificate is an indication of a working knowledge of NMEA’s Installation Standard, which clarifies and defines competent installation practices. A Marine Electronics Installer has demonstrated this proficiency by passing an examination designed to measure understanding of those principles.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
- Market the training to potential customers as an indication of professional expertise
- The key electronics manufacturers are supportive of the training and certification
- Training and a qualification
- NMEA 0400 Standard
- BMEEA are industry leaders consistently updating the training to be internationally relevant
IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?
Suitable for electronics engineers with at least a year’s experience, who are looking to further their knowledge and gaining a qualification in marine electronics.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Topics include ground systems, electrical systems, equipment installation and data communications including extensive information on everything you need to know about marine electronics to carrying out electronics work on boats.
WHAT WILL IT COVER?
- Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, Vessel Grounding Systems, EMI
- DSC, VHF Transceivers, Coax Cables, Antennas
- Data Communications, Equipment Installation, Testing
- Electrical Distribution, Capacity, Wire Sizing
- Battery Basics, Capacity, Charging
FURTHER COURSES TO CONSIDER:
- BMET Electrical course
- RCD Awareness course
Richard Broden-Cowell has a lifetime of experience within the marine electrical industry, much of it as Managing Director of Sure Power Marine, or working with companies such as Sunseeker International Ltd, Discovery Yachts, Le-Purple Marine and Hamble Yacht Services, to name but a few.
He also has many years experience teaching the skills of boat electrics, as a college lecturer.
Richard is an approved and certificated lecturer for British Marine, to deliver the BMET, MEI and AMEI courses. Some of these courses are delivered from his own classroom at The Marine Technology Centre on Bournemouth and Poole College campus.
Owen has recently joined the British Marine delivery team for the BMET and MEI courses.
Owen has been working alongside Richard Broden-Cowell at Bournemouth and Poole College within the Marine department and was invited to join to expand the delivery team.
He has a wealth of experience in the marine industry starting as a cadet he spent 5 years at sea before coming shoreside to work in various engineering roles before taking up his role as a lecturer at Bournemouth and Poole College.
He holds a foundation degree in Marine Engineering, teaching qualification, assessors qualification as well as being an approved trainer by British Marine and NMEA .
He has worked for companies such as Condor Ferries, Marine Scotland and OYS.