Course Duration: 4 weeks – 5th week actual orals exam
Course Dates: Every month (Use the contact form on the right for exact start date).
Availaibility: Available every month.
(A) – Standalone – Fees £1375
(B) – Master with HELM – Fees £1675
This course enables candidates to achieve Master yacht 3000gt or 500gt certification by the MCA Oral examination route. Candidates will receive tuition and guided study in preparation for the MCA Oral examination.
Candidates must also hold a valid STCW certificate in ‘Proficiency in Medical Care Onboard Ship’ and a personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA before taking their MCA Orals. If not already held, this course can be undertaken at GMA outside of the main course.
The course is primarily concerned with preparing candidates to answer the MCA Examiner’s questions based on studies previously undertaken. Tutorials are mainly devoted to Seamanship, Magnetic Compass and Shipmaster’s Business & Law, although presentation of other topics may be arranged where the whole group should benefit. Tutorials will be delivered as formal lectures and/or demonstrations as appropriate, supplemented by group discussion, question and answer sessions and directed study. Candidates are also encouraged to make full use of other learning resources, including the on-site nautical library, Internet access, training software and feedback from previous candidates. Each candidate gets a free software “COSOFT” and a mock orals at the end of the course. This helps them repair any damage before going for the actual orals.