Overview top

Navigation Aid and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST - Management) - integrated within the main course but a separate certificate is issued. 

To be eligible to sit the NAEST course you must hold either a UK NARAS Operations certificate issued after 1st January 2005 or an MCA approved ECDIS course.

MCA written examinations in Ship Stability and in Navigation administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The course is designed so that these examinations are taken during the second term.

Entry Requirements top

This course covers all the material for Chief Mate/Master written examinations (previously Class II/1). It is your responsibility to ensure that all the entry requirements for the course and entry to the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) examinations are met prior to attending the course.

This includes:

1. Not less than 12 months sea service as a watch-keeping officer whilst holding an OOW Certificate of Competency (CoC). 

2. Discharge book entries verifying sea service.

3. Watch-keeping certificates to support all watch-keeping sea service. For sea time assessment log onto www.mcga.org.uk, where you can apply on-line for Notice of Eligibility.

Assessment top

SQA HND assessments will be conducted in all units during the course.

MCA written examinations in Ship Stability and in Navigation administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). MCA Oral examination.

Professional Opportunities top

With further sea service candidates are eligible to enter the oral examination for the Masters CoC. Refer to MSN 1856.

Further Information top

If a place is available on the course you have chosen, a letter of acceptance will be issued if you are a home student. If you are an overseas student an electronic CAS REFERENCE will be generated, which you should use for immigration purposes, as required.

For application information please contact:

Email: NauticalAdmin@stc.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 (0) 191 427 3592

 

For accommodation details please contact, Dr. Winterbottom Hall:

Email: DWH@stc.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)191 427 3666

Dates & Fees

Start End HE Tution HE Franchised
4/9/2017 8/6/2018 £6000.00 /£6000.00* £7965.00 /£7965.00*
8/1/2018 9/11/2018 £6000.00 /£6000.00* £7965.00 /£7965.00*
9/4/2018 22/2/2019 £6000.00 /£6000.00* £7965.00 /£7965.00*
*Fee for non-UK residents
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all information relating to courses and fees is correct on the website it is always advisable to call our Student Services team to check the current situation with regards to fees and funding.

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