For MCA OOW, Chief Mate and Master Certificates it is a requirement that this theory course is successfully completed as part of the training. You will learn: Methods of visual and electronic navigation, charts and chart-work, calculation of tidal heights and tidal streams, meteorology, the collision avoidance rules, safety and safety equipment.
Assessment 3 written exams over the duration of the course
VHF, Elementary First Aid
2500 sea miles (at least half being tidal miles), 50 days at sea, 5 passages over 60nm including: 2 overnight passages and 2 as skipper, A Sea Survival Certificate and a Medical Fitness Certificate and your PPR Online test are required for commercial endorsement.