MCA Approved courses for the Commercial Certificates
The benefits of following this route include:
Fit your learning around your work and home life
Progress at your own pace either at home or at sea
Continue to work as you study
Save on college accommodation costs
These MCA approved courses enable you to study for your theory exams while working aboard a commercial vessel or at home.
The MCA approved courses cover several disciplines required for a maritime career, including:
MCA Officer of the Watch (Yachts Under 3000gt) Navigation and Radar,
MCA Officer of the Watch (Yachts under 3000gt) Nav/Rad Bridge Simulator course
MCA Officer of the Watch (yachts Under 3000gt) General Ship Knowledge (GSK),
MCA Master 200 course,
MCA Celestial Navigation course
These courses enable you to study for your theory exams while either working aboard a commercial vessel or at home, and are a most cost effective way of learning because you will not have to pay for accommodation and travel while you get all the theory subjects under your belt. (Earn while you Learn)
When you are ready for the practical elements we will feed you into our partner college in Glasgow UK - The City of Glasgow College - which has brand new premises (2015) with state of the art bridge simulators, classrooms,etc. and highly professional staff.
Learning the theory via Blended Learning means that you can mix study via Distance Learning (e-Learning wherever you are) and the practical elements at The City of Glasgow College (such as the Bridge Simulator, Fire Fighting, First Aid, Personal Survival and other STCW courses etc).
Ocean Training are the first organisation in the world to offer the MCA approved Manila 2010 courses by Blended Learning.
The introduction of the Manila Amendments 2010 by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), stressed that individuals should be able to learn both via Distance Learning and practical college courses.
This is the true 21st Century way to gain your certificates!