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Commercial Fishermen - If you already hold certificates for Sea Survival, First Aid, Firefighting and Safety Awareness then funding is available to cover voluntary training in the following key areas:
• Refresher training – Basic and advanced courses, for example STCW'95 Firefighting and First aid, if applicable
• Navigation – e.g. ECDIS.
• Engineering – e.g. MCA 30 hour AEC course.
• Radio – GMDSS 3 day ROC or 8 day GOC course.
• Deck and Engineering Certificates of Competency
Please contact Shaun Cummins here for further details and course bookings
The Marine Society is dedicated to professionally develop seafarers, helping them to learn new Maritime skills, gain accredited qualifications and realise their full potential. The charity offers financial assistance including scholarships to seafarers to support their professional development at all levels within the maritime industry.
On behalf of Nautilus International, Marine Society administers the John William Slater Scholarship for ratings (deck or engine room) aspiring to their first officer of the watch certificate of competency and assists electro technical officers and yacht crew to gain STCW 2010 certification. If you would like to apply for these Maritime courses and you are not supported by a Merchant shipping company, or you are self or part funding your maritme studies you may be able to apply for this scholarship worth up to £17,000.
For more information visit: www.marine-society.org/slater-scholarships