Outboard engines: maintenance, troubleshooting & repair

Essential knowledge on the operations and care of small to medium sized outboard engines.

4 days

Course description:

This course will provide participants with the essential knowledge on the operation and care of small to medium sized outboard engines.  A deep exposure to the operational parts of the outboard engine, troubleshooting and maintenance will be practically learned and experienced by participants during the session.

Course objective:

At the end of the session, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the working principles of two stroke and four stroke out board engines
  • Maintain fuel, cooling, electrical and lubricating systems of marine out board engines.
  • Disassemble and re-assemble out board engines
  • Assemble and disassemble marine out board transmission and marine outboard propellers
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose simple mechanical problems affecting two (2) and four (4) stroke out board engines
  • Read and interpret measuring instruments used in troubleshooting

Target audience:

  1. Shipyard personnel involved in shipbuilding activities
  2. Marine support services
  3. Port operators
  4. Classification societies personnel
  5. Fiberglass technology
  6. Academician
  7. Researchers
  8. Fresh graduates


  • Workshop & laboratory

Contact Us 

Phone (O)   : +605-6909061/ +605-6909115
Phone (M)  : +60-125912759 (An Zawawi) / +60-195953700 (Anuar)
Email           : anzawawi@unikl.edu.my / anuark@unikl.edu.my