Marine Operations

The training and education of crew is a vital aspect in the manning policy for any shipping company; simulator training and practical working knowledge in the field of Marine Operations play an important part in enhancing skills and meeting the needs of companies. We have a full range of courses from mandatory training for Deck Officers to a range of short courses such as MCA, RYA, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) and Personal Survival Techniques (PST) for the professional development of Merchant Navy Officers and crew.

We provide theory-based yachting courses for the local community and leisure industry.

We specialise in offering the full range of Bridge Simulator based Navigation courses providing training in ship handling and ship simulation. In addition, we also offer courses in safety, Bridge Team Management (BTMT), technical operations, and short STCW courses.

prof courses

This is a mandatory course for anyone who wants to obtain an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency.
Human Element Leadership Management (HELM) course covering essential leadership competancies and skills at a operational level, as detailed in the new STCW Manilla Convention.
The five day Human Element Leadership Management (HELM) course covering essential leadership competancies and skills at a management level, as detailed in the new STCW Manilla Convention.  
17 week course designed specifically for overseas cadets, who have already completed their HND Nautical Science or those who have done the BSC Nautical Science. The course includes preparation for OOW Orals and written...
This is a mandatory course for anyone intending to go to sea. You’ll learn about basic safety procedures on board seagoing vessels.
This is a mandatory survival course for anyone intending to work at sea.
Proficiency in Designated Security Duties is a one day course for seafarers employed or engaged on ships which are required to comply with the ISPS Code, who have designated duties under the ships security plan. The PDSD...
Proficiency in Security Awareness is a half day course for seafarers employed or engaged on ships which comply with the ISPS Code, but have not been designated specific security duties.   Security Awareness training must...
This course is for candidates who already hold an RYA Dayskipper certificate and is designed to prepare candidates for undertaking coastal passages on board a yacht. The course is delivered over a 26 week block at 2 hours per...
This course is an entry levelcourse for yatchsmen and women and is delivered over 26 weeks by attendance at the college for one evening a week for 2 hours
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nautical information screen