Overview top

South Shields Marine School is now offering courses for marine engineers wishing to prepare for the Chief Engineer MCA oral exam, and is mainly aimed at those with Class 2 CoC, a pass in the management Level (or Chief Engineer) written exams, and the appropriate seatime (please see flowchart in the downloads section below). The course duration is 5 days, with a blend of tutor led teaching and learner led Q+A (latest past oral questions provided), with a mock oral exam by request. Access to library books, MOODLE (which contains our Management Level course notes), industry guidance and instructional videos are also included. The course will run initially:

19th – 23rd Oct 2020

14th - 18th Dec 2020

22nd– 26th Mar 2021

12th – 16th July 2021

Course fee is £400. 

Remote Learning top

You can now study this course remotely, this will consist of the entire course that is taught at South Shields Marine School being available to attend remotely.  Our experienced lecturing staff will be using wireless microphones in class along with sharing their computer screen and Powerpoint presentations. 


We can only run this course if we have sufficient numbers, therefore, if you wish to attend the course please register your interest at mmeng@stc.ac.uk

Further Information top

For further information, please read MSN 1857 and MGN 069 which can be found in the downloads section. 

Please contact mmeng@stc.ac.uk for further details and enrolment requests.

Dates & Fees

Contact us for current course dates and fees.