MCA Oral Preparation

Home of the Original Oral Prep Course – click here to visit our Oral Preparation Hub

JPMA are renowned for our well designed and highly successful Deck and Engineering oral preparation courses and pre-course prep packs, set up by the late Captain John Percival, which have seen thousands of candidates since the late 90’s.

Since his unfortunate passing in 2014, our oral prep instructors have continued John’s legacy, resulting in continued high pass rates on first attempt.

We offer oral preparation courses for the following UK CoCs:


  • – Online Hourly Deck Oral Prep Study Sessions for MCA Exams
  • – OOW (Yachts) <3000gt (including the new *John Percival Oral Prep (Deck) Bundle*, with 14 hours of bespoke pre-course study time),
  • – Master (Code Vessels) <200gt,
  • – Master (Workboats) <500gt,
  • – Master (Yachts) <500gt,
  • – Master (Yachts) <3000gt


  • – MEOL (Y), Y4, Y3, Y2 & Y1
  • – SV MEOL
  • – SV EOOW <3000gt/<9000kW (previously SV 2nd Engineer),
  • – SV Chief Engineer <500gt/<3000kW
  • – SV Chief Engineer <3000gt/<9000kW.

We also deliver oral prep courses to Merchant and Workboat professionals.

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