SCQF Level 5


12 weeks


12 Apr 2021


  • Maritime


  • Scottish Maritime Academy

Why take this course?

This is a course specifically designed for new entrants interested in exploring a maritime career.

This course covers the basic requirements of a trainee deckhand. It provides the necessary training to enter the Merchant Navy; the offshore supply and standby vessel fleet and the fishing industry.

You will achieve STCW basic safety training and Seafish mandatory safety certificates allowing you to work at sea.

What you will experience

  • Rope work
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring
  • Safety training (personal survival techniques; first aid; personal safety and social responsibilities and security awareness)
  • Seamanship
  • Communications
  • Maritime security