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EK (Motor) Management Level Unlimited Prep Course

(SCQF level 8)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study


Start Date

13th Jan 2020, 9 weeks


Riverside Campus


£ 1400


This is a 10-week course which replaces the Chief/Second Engineer (Unlimited) EKs courses. This is to facilitiate the transition from conventional Chief/Second Engineer to Management level EKs courses in compliance with the Manila 2010 amendments to STCW Code. 

This course will assist you in preparing for MCA's Professional Management Level Engineer Reg.III/2 Unlimited written examinations.

Further information can be viewed in MSN 1857 (M+F).

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MCA Qualifications

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Recognised sea time of 12 months at EOOW level or above.

Notice of Eligibility

It is not required to hold an NoE prior to applying for the course.

Candidates who have their current CoCs issued from administrations other than MCA should apply for an NoE prior to applying for the course.


Candidates who have dyslexia and require extra time for the examination should read MIN 435. This will instruct the student of the procedure for applying for extra time.

HELM (M) Course for Course Delegates:

As of August 2013, as per MIN 455 (M), all candidates applying for a CoC at Management Level Engineer Reg.III/2 Unlimited are required to "include a certificate of completion of an approved HELM management level course" with their CoC application.  CoGC offers an MCA approved 5-day HELM (Management) level course.  Appropriate HELM (M) course dates can be seen on the Course Booking Form.

All the international candidates whose visa is supported by the college are required to complete HELM (M) at the City of Glasgow College.

Visa Support for Non-EEC International Candidates:

The college will be able to support international candidates' visa applications as per UKVI rules and regulations.  For this 10 week course, if you required entry visa to UK, the college will be able to support your visa application in the "Student Visitor VISA" category.  For details please contact us to find out more.

How to Book a Place on this Course: 

Step 1: Send to us a fully completed course Booking Form along with all required supporting documents.

  • Booking Form
  • Copy of CoC
  • Passport Photo page

Step 2: Pay the full course fee when we advise you to do so.

Step 3: We issue a Course Acceptance Letter and Visa support letter if required.

  • MCA/SQA Engineering Examinations schedule can be viewed here.
  • Provisional guidance on Management level exams can be viewed here.

What you study

MCA's syllabus for this course/examinations can be viewed here.

How to Apply

Download the application pack and follow the instructions.

After reviewing your application, we will then invite you to make payment once we are satisfied with your documents.

Further Information

If you have any further questions not covered here or in the application pack, please contact us. We endeavour to reply to queries within 2 business days.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 17:00 20th Apr 2020 - 3rd Jul 2020 10 weeks 10 weeks View »