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Foundation Degree in Marine Operations (Merchant Navy Deck Officer Trainee Scheme)

South Tyneside College

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Course information: Foundation Degree in Marine Operations (Merchant Navy Deck Officer Trainee Scheme) Course content: Phase 1 (At College) Introduction to the industry. Induction to the course. Seamanship, general ship knowledge & safety. STCW Basic Training - Personal Survival Techniques Fire Prevention and Firefighting. Elementary First Aid Personal Safety & Social Responsibility ?? 4 weeks Foundation Degree Year 1 Operational Navigation. Cargo Operations. Management Studies. Navigational Sciences. Ship Construction and Engineering. Finance and Economic. Study Skills ?? 23 weeks Phase 2 Sea service training and completion of Marine Operations Work Based Learning and tasks in the MNTB* Training Record Book at sea (& leave) ?? 28 weeks *MNTB - Merchant Navy Training Board Phase 3 (At College) Foundation Degree Year2 Management of Navigation. Ship's Stability. Management of Cargo Operations. Marine & Employment Law. Shipping Insurance Operations Management and submission and assessment of Marine Operations Work Based Learning?? 22 weeks Phase 4 Sea service training and completion of Marine Management Work Based Learning and tasks in the MNTB Training Record Book ?? at sea (& leave) ?? 57 weeks Phase 5 Foundation Degree Year 2 Submission and assessment of Marine Management Work Based Learning ?? at college ?? 4 weeks Short courses required for MCA Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency:- Efficient Deckhand Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat GMDSS General Operators Certificate Advanced Fire Fighting Medical First Aid at Sea NARAS-Operations Preparation for MCA** Orals Examination - 12 weeks **MCA Maritime Coastguard Agency Course structure: The duration is 3 years. Entry requirements: a) At least 120 points on the UCAS tariff in unspecified subjects, of which at least 80 points have been achieved in a single award and GCSEs in Mathematics and Science at Grade B. b) Other qualifications at the discretion of the centre. Qualifications achieved: Foundation Degree in Marine Operations MCA OOW Certificate of Competency Progression opportunities: Further periods of sea service and study lead to the award of the MCA Chief Mate Certificate of Competence qualifying the holder to serve as Master of a merchant vessel. Successful completion of the Foundation Degree in Marine Operations gives entry into a maritime BSc/BSc(Hons)programme if this option is required.

Course information: Foundation Degree in Marine Operations (Merchant Navy Deck Officer Trainee Scheme) Course content: Phase 1 (At College) Introduction to the industry. Induction to the course. Seamanship, general ship knowledge & safety. STCW Basic Training - Personal Survival Techniques Fire Prevention and Firefighting. Elementary First Aid Personal Safety & Social Responsibility ?? 4 weeks...

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