A 1 week course of assessment leading to Chief Mates Certificate of Competence.
Use of simulation in various scenarios demonstrating ability to use Radar / ARPA, ECDIS and engine controls.
External candidates may enquire, but additional preparation work is needed prior to attending the course.
At least 12 months watchkeeping service whilst holding a certificate of competence issued under Regulation II/1 of the STCW Convention, 1978 , as amended; and
Provide documentary evidence of successful completion of:
- MCA approved Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator Training (Operational Level) course completed on or after 01.01.2005; or
- MCA approved ECDIS course completed on or after 01.01.2005; or
- ECDIS course in compliance with IMO Model Course 1.27 and approved by an Administration whose CoC is accepted by the MCA for the issue of a CEC.
Continual assessment and feedback through debriefings and CCTV footage.
- Mandatory for the issue of a Chief Mates Certificate of Competence.