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UKSA is one of the world’s most respected maritime training providers, running a comprehensive range of all-inclusive MCA and STCW approved courses.  We offer training from entry level right the way through to 3,000gt.

Training is delivered from our purpose-built, all-inclusive waterfront location in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, England. Everything you need you’ll find on our vibrant 4-acre facility: navigational training simulators, specialised classrooms, engineering workshops, accommodation blocks, training galley for superyacht crew, canteen, bar, and gym – all housed on our campus.

UKSA is easily accessible from London, Bournemouth, and Southampton airports, with transport links from Portsmouth or Southampton ferry terminals.

Our instructional team is made up of highly skilled industry experts from the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and superyacht sectors; Authorities that will share their skills and expertise with you as you study. Our flexible approach to training makes it easy to fit in essential ongoing career development and re-validation of qualifications around work commitments. We also offer bespoke packages for crew and individuals.

 

Contact

Address:

Arctic Road
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ

Contacts:

Name:Claire Scholes
Tel:+44 (0)1983 203001
Email:mca@uksa.org
Website:www.uksa.org

Product summary

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STCW Basic Safety Training

The STCW Basic Safety Training course includes; Personal Survival Techniques Fire Fighting and Fire PreventionElementary First Aid Personal Safety and Social ResponsibilityProficiency in Security Awareness All food and accommodation is included in our price. 

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Master (Code Vessels <200gt) Officer of the Watch (Yachts <500gt)

Required training for Master (Code Vessels less than 200gt) / Office of the Watch (Yachts le ss than 500gt) include; GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)Human Element, Leadership and Management (Operational Level)Recommended training; Oral PreparationAll food and accommodation is included in our price.

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Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Required Certification Courses for Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt) include; G eneral Ships Knowledge (OOW Yachts)Navigation and Radar (OOW Yachts)Required Ancillary Courses for Officer of the Watch include;Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat Other Than Fast Boats (Restricted)GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)Human Element, Leadership and Management (Operational Level)Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)Recommended training; Orals Preparation All food and accommodation is included in our price.

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Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Required Ancillary Courses for Chief Mate include; Advanced Fire FightingProficiency in Medi cal First AidHuman Element, Leadership and Management (Management Level)Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)All food and accommodation is included in our price.

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Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3000gt)

Required Certification Courses for Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3000gt) include; Stability (Master Yachts)Business and Law (Master Yachts)Navigation, ARPA and Radar Simulator (Master Yachts)Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yachts)Required Ancillary Courses for Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3000gt) include; Proficiency for Persons in Charge of Medical Care on Board ShipHuman Element, Leadership and Management (Management Level)Celestial Navigation Exam (MCA Approved)Recommended additional training; Oral PreparationAll food and accommodation is included in our price.

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