Open Evening Monday 9 November 5.15 to 8.15pm
Lowestoft College
What do I need to join the course?
See course description.

05-30 October 2015 
04-29 April 2016
03-28 October 2016

4 weeks
How will my progress on the course be assessed?
MCA Oral examination subject to valid NOE
What will it cost?
UK /EU candidates: £825 + VAT per candidate

Non EU Candidates: £990 per candidate
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Master Unlimited STCW REG II/2 Oral Exam Preparation Course

This course prepares candidates for the Master (Unlimited) MCA Oral examination. You will receive tuition, guided study and exam practice in preparation for the MCA Oral exam.

Course Description:
The following subjects will receive particular attention during the course:
  • Seamanship
  • Shipboard Operations
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Shipmaster's Business and Law
  • MCA oral exam (arranged during final week of course)
Presentations on other topics may be arranged where the whole group would benefit. Tutorials will be delivered as formal lectures and/or demonstrations as appropriate, supplemented by group discussion, question and answer sessions and directed study. Candidates are also encouraged to make full use of other learning resources, including the on-site library, Internet access and training software.

Entry requirements
UK or equivalent MCA recognised Class 2/Chief Mate Unlimited Certificate of Competency and 36 months acceptable sea service since obtaining a Class 3/4 or OOW Certificate.

If the NVQ Level 4 route was followed to Chief Mate certification, a minimum 12 months' sea service as a watchkeeping Chief Mate while holding STCW Table A II/2 Certificate of Competency (Chief Mate) or Class 2 certification.

Candidates must hold a valid STCW certificate in 'Proficiency in Medical Care Aboard Ship', a valid MCA recognised STCW GMDSS certificate and a personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA before taking their MCA Orals. If not already held, these courses can also be undertaken at the College.

Additional Information:
To book call +44(0)1502 525025 or email