Overview top

A distance learning program for students unable to attend full time at the College.

Entry Requirements top

This course covers all the material for Chief Mate/Master written examinations (previously Class II/1). It is your responsibility to ensure that all the entry requirements for the course and entry to the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) examinations are met prior to attending the course.

This includes:

1. Not less than 12 months sea service as a watch-keeping officer whilst holding an OOW Certificate of Competency (CoC). 

2. Discharge book entries verifying sea service.

3. Watch-keeping certificates to support all watch-keeping sea service. For sea time assessment log onto www.mcga.org.uk, where you can apply on-line for Notice of Eligibility.

Professional Opportunities top

With further sea service candidates are eligible to enter the oral examination for the Masters Certificate of Competency. Refer to MSN 1856.

Dates & Fees

Contact us for current course dates and fees.