The International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI) undertakes examination services on behalf of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to assist them to monitor the academic standards of candidates applying for their certificates of competency.
Only candidates who have successfully completed the required education and training course for a particular subject will be eligible to take the examination, except in the case of “Master Celestial Navigation”. This will be evidenced by a course completion certificate issued by the training provider.
Conduct of Examination
Candidates must ensure that they are present in the appropriate examination room at least 30 minutes before the start of the examination. No candidate may enter the examination room later than 15 minutes before the examination is scheduled to begin. In the event of a candidate being late, the candidate will only be permitted to sit the examination at the absolute discretion of the exam center, but must finish at the prearranged finishing time for the examination.
Fort Lauderdale location only.
The written examination will consist of a 2.5 hour theory paper in 2 parts. Part 1 = 3 questions , chartwork, tides and radar plotting. Part 2 = 3 questions. Candidates must achieve a minimum mark of 70% in Part A and 50% in Part B - and overall 60%
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