A five day course certificated by examination, covering:

  • health and safety at work;
  • pollution control regulations;
  • ‘M’ notices;
  • international conventions;
  • dry docking procedures;
  • planned maintenance;
  • hull and machinery surveys;
  • voyage planning;
  • fire prevention, explosive mixtures and sources of ignition;
  • ship construction (terminology and stresses);
  • damage control, flooding and sub-division;
  • fuel consumption


Due to the large amount of material to be learnt, a substantial amount of pre-course study is required, and candidates are advised to spend at least 6 weeks working on the course material supplied when enrolling onto the course. 


Current Course Fee: £860.00

From September 2017: £915.00

+ current SQA exam fee: £185.00

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