Efficient Deck Hand

Course Code: OE1EC41

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
19/11/2018Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
26/11/2018Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
10/12/2018Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
28/01/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £720.00Enquire
04/02/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Week / £720.00Enquire
01/04/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
08/04/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
29/04/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
06/05/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
13/05/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
20/05/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire
28/08/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus5 Days / £720.00Enquire

Course Overview

The objectives of this course are to gain an understanding of safe working practices with regard to seamanship, cargo work, pilot ladders and means of access, shipboard organization and associated topics. Assessment will be made in the form of direct observation and oral questioning.

Important Course Information:

In order to comply with STCW Maritime and Coastguard Agency regulations, all delegates attending Merchant Navy Courses must provide a Seaman’s Discharge Book, Passport or Driving Licence when attending the centre. Failure to comply with this requirement will lead to a delay in the issue of Certificates.

Validity of certificate:

There is no expiry date on this certificate.

Medical Declaration:

Attention is drawn to the fact that parts of the course are of a physical nature. You will be required to complete a medical declaration when you attend your course.

Entry Requirements

The requirements for EDH have been amended to allow a more flexible approach for the yacht, workboat and fishing industry. The following certification and experience will permit entry on to an EDH course and examination:

  • MCA accepted Yachtmaster Offshore certificate and shorebased course;
  • Yacht Rating with at least 6 months sea service and a steering certificate or NWR certificate;
  • Fishing Class 2 CoC or the Seafish 5 day watchkeeping course for under 16.5m fishing certificates;
  • BML Tier 1, level 2 certificate; or
  • Tug rating with at least 6 months sea time (which may be in categorised water) and a steering certificate or NWR certificate.
  • Be at least 17 years old.

Note: before an EDH certificate can be issued, a minimum of 6 months sea service in vessels of more than 15m is required. Sea service in category C and D waters will be accepted at full rate.

Modules and Assessment

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Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of offshore training within the College are appropriately qualified to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. Our teaching staff have considerable experience of the offshore, maritime and safety industries, with knowledge relevant to the courses we offer.

Tuition Fees

Fees, Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Private delegate - tuition fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

All fees are strictly non-refundable except when the College cancels the course.

Company sponsored delegate

  • Companies who hold credit accounts with the College will be invoiced following delivery of the Course
  • New companies are required to pay at the time of booking for their first course; credit facilities may be available on request, following successful credit checks.

Off-Premises and Distance Contracts Only

Please refer to College Terms & Conditions.

Course Transfers

If you are unable to attend your course you may be able to transfer to another available date. All transfer requests must be received in writing by FOSC no later than 5 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. Email cancellations during the weekend period are strictly not acceptable for courses that commence on a Monday or Tuesday. Company delegates that fail to attend on the commencement date of the course and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be invoiced the full course fee. Private delegates that fail to attend and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be charged the full course fee, no course transfer date will be processed and their payment will be lost. All second transfer requests incur a £55.00 administration fee. Delegates who have made multiple transfers (3+) and fail to attend without the required prior notice in writing will be charged a relevant fee at the discretion of FOSC.

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