Overview top

The MARPOL distance learning module is a competence that must be successfully demonstrated as part of the alternative route to ETO CoC. 

The course satisfies the ETO competence; ‘Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements’ within table A-III/6 of the STCW. 

The content of the course materials provides an overview and understanding of the requirements and equipment necessary to comply with MARPOL for practising Engineering and Electro-Technical Officers.

Entry Requirements top

Although there are no formal entry requirements, this is a course designed for practising Engineers and ETO’s who have a technical understanding of the requirements for satisfying MARPOL and the related equipment on board.

Assessment top

The distance learning course consists of self-study materials and the assessment is a set of 10 questions submitted via distance learning to demonstrate your understanding of the topic.

Upon successful completion a college certificate will be issued to demonstrate the competence.

Further Information top

The completion of this competence is a requirement for the MCA ETO CoC alternative route.

To apply for this course please telephone the Marine Booking Centre on 0191 427 3772 or alternatively E-mail marine@stc.ac.uk

Dates & Fees

Start End 19+ Full Cost
1/8/2020 31/7/2021 £185.00£185.00*
*Fee for non-UK residents
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