Designed to enhance and test your knowledge, this course will prepare you to answer questions clearly, accurately and comprehensively.
Delivered over five days, the course itself is not assessed, however it will prepare you for your MCA Officer of the Watch oral exam. You’ll need to book this exam directly with the MCA. If you require any further information then please get in contact with our expert advisors.
This all-inclusive course can be delivered on a residential or non-residential basis. If you opt for the residential course, the cost includes your accommodation and all food. The non-residential option includes lunch each day.
Examination and assessment:
MCA Officer of the Watch oral examination. Students will need to book their exam directly with the MCA.
- This is a preparation course for the Officer of the Watch oral exam
- Exams need to be booked directly with the MCA and will be held at an MCA Marine Office
- You will need a Notice of Eligibility (NoE) before being able to book an exam
Live Online Learning course available
Our Orals Preparation Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt) course is also available as a LIVE online learning course delivered by UKSA’s dedicated instructors. Real-time learning sessions are held over the voice and video platform, Zoom and can be completed from home using a WiFi enabled laptop or home PC*.
The course will be run over 6 days (09:00 – 17:00) via zoom with one of UKSA’s expert instructors.
A Orals Preparation Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt) course pack will be posted to you once you are registered on the course.
You will still be required to sit an IAMI examination, this can be sat at UKSA on the Friday of the course (GSK or second Friday Nav and Radar) there is an exam fee of £150.00. Alternatively the IAMI exam can also be taken at any IAMI exam centre.
*Please follow the links below for system requirements to run Zoom on a laptop or PC.