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Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

24th Feb 2020, 0 weeks

24th Feb 2020,

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 600

Overview

This is an MCA approved practical training course required by all deck ratings wishing to progress to the rank of Able Bodied Seaman. It's also a mandatory requirement for the issue of an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Six months seagoing service in a deck capacity; AND
  • Valid medical certificate; AND
  • Four basic STCW 95 certificates (firefighting, first aid, PST, PSSR); AND 
  • Watchkeeping certificate.

What you study

  • General Practical Seamanship Duties.
  • Handling and Splicing of Wire and Rope.
  • Anchoring and Mooring.
  • Cargo Hatches.
  • Rigging Gangways, Pilot Ladders and a Bosun's Chair.
  • Enclosed Spaces.
  • Understanding of Code of Safe Working Practice.

 Using a combination of practical bench work, interactive activities and multimedia.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 17:00 13th Apr 2020 - 17th Apr 2020 0 weeks 1 week View »
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 17:00 25th May 2020 - 29th May 2020 0 weeks 1 week View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Feb 2020 , 1 week
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 600