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Chief Mate/ Master Post HND

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

20th Jan 2020, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course is designed for you to progress from OOW level (deck) to Chief mates or Masters level (Management CoC). 

It is for Officers who do hold a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Nautical Science from a UK Establishment.  If you do not hold an HND, or hold an SPD or FD, then this course is not for you.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Course Dates

This course is offered twice a year as follows:-

  • 16.09.19 - 07.02.20
  • 20.01.20 - 22.05.20

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Valid HND in Nautical Science from an approved UK institute.
  • Recognised sea time of at least 12 months at an OOW level.
  • NAEST Operational Certificate OR NARAS Operational Certificate.

What you study

You’ll study:

  • Assistance to apply for a Notice of Eligibility (NoE)
  • Preparation for the SQA Written exams
  • Preparation for the MCA Oral Exams
  • Mandatory short Courses: 
    • Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM Management)
    • Navigation Aids, Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST Management)

The course does not include Medical Care on Board as standard and would need to be booked as an added extra. Time is set aside for those requiring to do this course, please discuss this with us at time of booking to arrange. 

The College do not arrange your Oral Exam Appointment itself, this is your responsibility to arrange directly with the MCA after obtaining your Notice of Eligibility.

After the course

Careers

The course will equip you with the skills to become a competent and efficient Chief Mate. 

READY TO APPLY?

Simply download the application pack here and follow the instructions inside.

FURTHER QUESTIONS?

If you have any further questions not covered on this page or the application pack, please use the contact us button at the top to send us your question.  We endeavour to reply to queries in about 2 business days.  Contact us HERE.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    20th Jan 2020
    End Date:
    15th May 2020
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome