This full day course is a pre-requisite for entry to the Merchant Navy. A certificate is issued by the college on behalf of the Maritime Coastal Agency (MCA)following MCA required standards of training and syllabus.
The course covers basic induction training in safety procedures, accident prevention and familiarises new seafarers with employment and working conditions aboard a ship.
Students develop knowledge, understanding and practical competence in areas critical to marine safety.
There are no formal entry requirements.
A mixture of class room based work and practical demonstrations.
1 day: 9am 5pm
This course can be scheduled in any of our 10 college centres. Call for information and to express your interest.
£100.00 Certificate from Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
You may be eligible for an Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland to help pay for this course.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Individual Training Accounts are for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less or be on certain benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the cost of learning or training.
You can apply for an ITA if you are not undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
ITAs are available if you are interested in learning something new or developing an existing skill to support you in work. There is a wide range of courses to choose from and you can study with any ITA approved learning provider, including learning centres, local colleges, universities and private training providers. To find out more or to apply, visit myworldofwork.co.uk
As a pre-requisite for entry to the Merchant Navy, this certificate will improve your employment options in the marine industries.
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