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.
Call your local college centre for up to date information.
£100.00 MCA certificate.
If you already have a Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) then you can enrol on a course until 30 June 2017 as long as the course commences no later than 30 September 2017.
From October 2017, the scheme is being refreshed. For more information on how to apply for a new Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland, go to:
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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