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MCA SQA General Engineering I & II Written Examinations for Second Engineer less than 3000 kW & Yacht 2 Chief Engineer (Y2)

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MCA General Engineering I & II Written Exams are for seafarers to achieve the certificate of competency for Second Engineer <3000kW & Yacht 2 Chief Engineer (Y2). This is also required for Class 1 Fishing Engineer. The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) offers examination services on behalf of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). These exams conducted at frequent intervals throughout the year.

There are two written exams - General Engineering Science I and General Engineering Science II. Please check below the exam schemes, passing marks and syllabus details for General Engineering Science I & II SQA examinations.


Please check below the exam schemes, passing marks and syllabus details for General Engineering I & II Written Examinations.

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SQA Engineering Written Exams

SQA General Engineering Science I Written Examination




Exam Scheme & Passing Marks: From December 2019, General Engineering Science I examination will be constituted of the following sections - Applied Mechanics and Mathematics. Candidates must achieve a pass mark of a minimum of 40% in each section. A minimum of 50% overall must be achieved to pass the module.

SQA General Engineering Science I Exam Syllabus

MATHEMATICS

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Graphs
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration

APPLIED MECHANICS

  • Units
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Friction
  • Machines
  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluids at Rest
  • Transverse Stability

General Engineering Science I Exam Full Syllabus

General Engineering Science I Full Syllabus PDF

SQA General Engineering Science II Written Examination

Exam Scheme & Passing Marks: From December 2019, General Engineering Science II examination will be constituted of the following sections - Applied Heat, Electrotechnology and Naval Architecture. Candidates must achieve a pass mark of a minimum of 40% in each section. A minimum of 50% overall must be achieved to pass the module.

SQA General Engineering Science II Syllabus

HEATENGINES

  • Heat Energy
  • Gas Laws
  • Combustion
  • Refrigeration

ELECTROTECHNOLOGY

  • Nature of Electricity
  • Electric Currents
  • Electric Circuits
  • Resistance
  • Secondary Cells
  • Magnetic Field
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Measuring Instruments and Measurements

General Engineering Science II Full Syllabus

General Engineering Science II Full Syllabus PDF

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only. Please check with UK MCA for the accurate and latest information and detailed syllabus.