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MCA/ SQA Chief Mate Written Prep

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

18th Jan 2021, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

The course will prepare you for MCA/SQA written examinations covering Navigation and Ship Stability & Structure.

The course is suitable for those who have gained Officer of the Watch (OOW) Certificate of Competency through UK HND, Foundation Degree or Scottish Professional Diploma, and required to pass MCA/SQA written examination to gain Chief Mate certificate of competency.

The course is also suitable for those who have previously attempted MCA/SQA examinations.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Holding Deck OOW Certificate of Competency issued by MCA and completed

  • Chief Mate course including HND Nautical Science OR
  • Chief Mate Post HND course OR
  • UK Foundation Degree in Nautical Science OR
  • Scottish Professional Diploma in Nautical Science.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

The course will cover the MCA/SQA Syllabus for

  • Navigation.
  • Ship Stability & Structure.

 

After the course

Careers

Progression to ships master or shore employment within the marine sector.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    18th Jan 2021
    End Date:
    19th Mar 2021
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome