Overview top

A 1 week course of assessment leading to Chief Mates Certificate of Competence. 

Use of simulation in various scenarios demonstrating ability to use Radar / ARPA, ECDIS and engine controls.

External candidates may enquire, but additional preparation work is needed prior to attending the course.

Entry Requirements top

At least 12 months watchkeeping service whilst holding a certificate of competence issued under Regulation II/1 of the STCW Convention, 1978 , as amended; and

Provide documentary evidence of successful completion of:

  1. MCA approved Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator Training (Operational Level) course completed on or after 01.01.2005; or
  2. MCA approved ECDIS course completed on or after 01.01.2005; or
  3. ECDIS course in compliance with IMO Model Course 1.27 and approved by an Administration whose CoC is accepted by the MCA for the issue of a CEC.

Assessment top

Continual assessment and feedback through debriefings and CCTV footage.

Professional Opportunities top

  1. Mandatory for the issue of a Chief Mates Certificate of Competence.


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Dates & Fees

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