This qualification is available at Level 3 and provides a structured programme of learning and practical experience with an emphasis on safety. The Merchant Navy’s fleet of ships transports goods and people over the seas. It includes ships and oil tankers, cruise ships and car ferries and specialist craft that support offshore oilrigs or lay undersea cables.
This qualification is an excellent progression if you are already working in the shipping industry as a qualified seafarer. The job role involves assisting on the bridge of a merchant vessel with navigation and lookout duties, berthing and mooring operations and crew and vessel safety.
- Trainee Merchant Navy Officer (Deck)
- Junior Merchant Navy Officer (Deck)
For more details on the qualification itself and the Awarding Organisations who offer it please visit The Register of Regluated Qualifications and enter NAUTICAL SCIENCE in the title search.
For more details on the qualification itself and the Awarding Organisations who offer it please visit the Database of Approved Qualifications in Wales and enter NAUTICAL SCIENCE in the title search.