Merchant Navy Deck Courses

Develop your knowledge and skills to pursue a career at sea. You will gain an understanding of navigation, meteorology, ship construction and stability as well as marine cargo and bridge watch keeping.

You can undertake this qualification in your own right or with a sponsoring company.

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Qualify for an exciting career at sea with the HND Chief Mate Deck (Unlimited). Talented individuals can expect to progress quickly and receive good levels of pay, with the opportunity of exploring the world’s most exotic locations an added bonus.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Chief Mates orals examination.

This intensive programme of study will provide the knowledge and understanding required by Chief Mates employed on board merchant vessels.

You will learn techniques to enable you to express your knowledge and to portray a high level of management skills during the oral examination interview.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Chief Mates orals examination.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) external examinations administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

The course is designed to support both Navigation and Stability and Operations examinations. In the case of resit(s), it may be just one of these subjects.

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This course prepares the ships officer for their next Certificate of Competency (CoC), Chief Mate, with the successful completion of the Higher National Diploma and two externally set written examinations. These are in the subjects of Ship Stability and Navigation and both are administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the MCA.

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This course prepares the ships officer for their next Certificate of Competency (CoC), Chief Mate, with the successful completion of the Higher National Diploma and two externally set written examinations. These are in the subjects of Ship Stability and Navigation and both are administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the MCA.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) orals examination, at Masters level.

This intensive programme of study will provide the knowledge and understanding required by senior officers seeking to complete their certification to Master Mariner.  

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This programme is aimed at applicants wishing to pursue a career at sea. It allows you to study for an HNC whilst employed at sea as a trainee officer.  Successful students therefore will achieve not only an HNC but also a vocational qualification that will allow them to sail as an OOW on merchant vessels.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) orals examination.

This intensive programme of study will provide the knowledge and understanding required by junior officers to perform as a navigating officer on board merchant vessels.

You will learn techniques to help you express your knowledge and display competence during the oral examination interview.

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Prepare for your Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) external examinations administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

The course is designed to support both Navigation and Stability and Operations examinations. In the case of resit(s), it may be just one of these subjects.

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Fleetwood is conveniently located in northwest England along the scenic Fylde coast

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Halls of Residence

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