Tuesday 19th June 2018
Following the MCA's decision to allow holders of the Master <500GT Workboat CoCor Class 1 Fishing CoCto be issued with a full STCW <500GT Master, Near Coastal CoCupon completion of a combined Cargo and Stability module, please be advised that the Scottish Maritime Academy are running this module in August.
Dates:Monday 20th - Friday 31st August inclusive
If you have Masters who are interested in taking this module, please advise them to get in touch with Linda Hope, the Maritime Centre Manager at the Scottish Maritime Academy at Peterhead, to book a place on this course. Contact details below:
Scottish Maritime Academy
North East Scotland College
Tel: +44 (0)1779 476204 (direct)
Tel: +44 (0)7540715856 (mobile)
We are delighted to report that the final piece of the Apprenticeship 'jigsaw' is now in place – with the Workboat Crewmember Standard and end-point assessment already published, the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has now recommended a funding band of £20,000 per Apprentice.
It was great to see so many of you at Seawork and to catch up – both around the event and at the NWA Seawork dinner. Please find below a quick round-up of highlights from the event.
Following comments from the industry about the lack of clarity on the application of MGN 490 (M) & 491(M) on the MLC substantial equivalence for crew accommodation below the waterline on workboats up to 500GT, the MCA has reviewed the two notices and rearranged the material in three notices as follows: