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UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency Officer of the Watch (Reg11/ 1) (including HNC Nautical Science) HNC

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

4th Sep 2017, 1 year

4th Sep 2017, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This is an exciting and challenging full-time course designed for serving deck ratings who want to obtain a UK Certificate of Competency at Officer of the Watch (STCW 95) level.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three years of acceptable sea service in a deck capacity; AND
  • An acceptable level of maths; AND
  • Completion of the City of Glasgow College Distance Learning Mathematics course (SCQF Level 6/7)

What you study

You'll study:

  • Bridge watch-keeping
  • Celestial navigation
  • Marine cargo operations
  • Naval architecture ship construction
  • Marine law and management
  • Ship stability

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career as a Merchant Navy Deck Officer or shore-based employment in the shipping industry. You could apply for our higher level Deck Officer or Master Mariner qualifications, or a degree in maritime studies with various institutions. You could also look at progression to the second year of a Marine Operation degree course at Southampton Solent University.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    4th Sep 2017
    End Date:
    27th Apr 2018
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome