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This course is designed to prepare you for the MCA Signals exam conducted by MCA approved examiners within the College, covering topics such as transmitting and receiving of Morse Code, identification of signal flags, understanding the single letter meaning of flags, and general communications.
Online learning materials are provided, and you can arrange the exam date at your convenience (subject to lecturer availability).
To apply for a place on this programme please email email@example.com for an enrolment form and quote the course title in your email. A copy of your passport and a second form of identification will be required to secure a place on this course. Learners can enrol at any time from 01 Aug to 31 July, each academic year
Validity of certificate
Three years, see MSN 1856. Blackpool and the Fylde College is an accredited Maritime Training Centre, and this course is accredited by the United Kingdom, Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
This course is a required element of the training needed for obtaining the UK Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency. You can read about the requirements in para. 3.2 of Merchant Shipping Notice (MSN) 1856
Learners should be able to complete the learning material within 3-6 months of enrolment and must book their MCA Signals exam, within the same year. All enrolments will end on 31st July of the year of enrolment. Maximum enrolment period one academic year
Teaching and Learning Methods
This course is delivered online. The assessment is face to face at Fleetwood Nautical Campus.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
A copy of your passport and a second form of identification will be required to secure a place on this course. Learners can enrol at any time from 01 Aug to 31 July, each academic year.
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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Regulation and Accreditation
Accrediting Institution: N/A
Awarding Body: NONE
Terms and Conditions
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