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Scheduled Course Dates - Dates of forthcoming courses.

Application Forms, Terms & Conditions of Study, and other information.

Merchant Navy

Training Grants for Seafarers


Merchant Navy Officer Cadet Programme


Deck Officer Qualifications




  • Navigation Aids & Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) - Management
  • Navigation Aids & Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) - Operational


Marine Engineer Qualifications



Other Merchant Navy Courses


Basic Safety Courses


Radio Operators Courses


First Aid Courses




Training Grants for Fishermen


Guide to Fishing Courses


Certificates of Competency


Other Fishing Courses

  • Electronic navigation Systems (Fishing Vessel)



Basic Safety Courses

  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Basic Health & Safety
  • Fire Fighting
  • Safety Awareness (after 2 years sea time)

Radio Operators Courses

First Aid Courses





Aquaculture Apprenticeships

Download out Aquaculture Apprenticeships Leaflet


Aquaculture Short Courses

(courses indicated are available as taught courses or distance learning)


  • Personal Survival Techniques




Skipper's Tickets

  • Under 16.5 m Skipper
  • Workboat Skipper Part 1 (RYA Dayskipper)
  • Workboat Skipper Part 2 (RYA Powerboat - Advanced)


Other Workboat Qualifications

  • Personal Survival Techniques




Engineering (Shore)

Shore-Based Engineering Courses

National Certificate (NC) in Engineering


Modern Apprenticeships in Engineering:

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Mechanical Maintenance


Abrasive Wheels




RYA Courses

  • Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Offshore
  • Day Skipper
  • Advanced Powerboat
  • Powerboat level 2
  • RYA Radar Course


  • Personal Survival Techniques


Engineering Courses

  • MCA Approved Diesel Engine Course (5 day)




Vocational Pathways

college-based vocational training for S3 and S4 school pupils:



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