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 in tidal miles and half in vessels under 24m), 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.