This course will enable you to progress to further qualifications which form part of deck and engineer officer training programmes or alternatively if you wish to follow a career in shore based maritime operations.
The course offers a relevant mix of competencies to enable career progression whilst at the same time providing you with an articulation route to HNC/HNDs currently used in training programmes for Merchant Navy officers.
The course forms part of a scheme of training approved for professional certification by the Merchant Navy Training Board.
You should have at least 3 Standard Grades at credit level / 3 National 5s or an equivalent combination of both.
Alternatively you could have completed our Certificate in Maritime Skills. Mature students will be considered on merit.
Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing.
If you are 18 and over and are eligible for a bursary, these costs will be met through your bursary. If you are not eligible for a bursary, you will need to fund these items yourself.
If you are under 18, you are entitled to have essential equipment paid for whether you are entitled to EMA or not. However you must apply for EMA even if you know that you’re not entitled to EMA.
If in any doubt or if you want detailed information, please call student services on 01397 874321.
Students may qualify for bursary funding.
This course can provide students with a sound platform from which to progress towards completion of HNC/HND marine training programmes and then on to other Merchant Navy Certificates of Competency.
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