May 16

RYA Commercial Endorsements

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There are a number of RYA practical certificates and CoCs which can be commercially endorsed. See this page of the RYA Website for a list of certificates which can be endorsed, and for information on how to do it. The RYA have developed an online training course to prepare commercial endorsement holders for the extra […]

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Apr 28

Revalidation of MCA STCW CoCs

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All MCA STCW CoCs must be revalidated every 5 years. This is an administrative process, which requires you to download a form from the MCA website. Click here to access the form on the MCA website. Click here to read MSN 1861 ‘Revalidation of UK CoCs’. The MCA updated the revalidation process following the Covid-19 […]

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May 11

Visas for South African Nationals Entering UK

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Please note that if you are a South African citizen, you will need a visa to enter the UK. You DO NOT need a ‘Student’ visa, as our courses do not meet the UK Border Agency’s criteria as a ‘course of study’. We strongly advise you to speak to your local British Embassy to establish what […]

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Mar 19

How Do I Endorse My OOW CoC To Chief Mate?

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NOTE: Updating Training for CoC applications- anyone serving on board ship, who holds any of the following certificates must, as of 1st January 2017, have documentary evidence of either completing the training course or updating training within the last 5 years: Personal Survival Techniques Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (CPSC & RB) Proficiency in […]

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