World-Class Training at UKSA
We are recognised throughout the industry as being world-class providers of MCA deck officer training. We have expert teachers and fantastic facilities, including our Transas and ARI simulator suites, and everything is on site. Our MCA and STCW training courses are all-inclusive, meaning that there are no hidden costs and all of your food and accommodation is included in the price.
Our doors don’t close when classes end: we offer flexibility and extensive scheduling around each course, with access to our classrooms and resources in the evenings too.
What STCW and MCA training do UKSA provide?
At UKSA we offer a comprehensive range of all-inclusive STCW and MCA approved courses including:
MCA Deck Officer Training for yachts and workboats
MCA deck officer training certificates are the highest qualifications in the yachting industry, and UKSA is one of the best places in the world to train for them. In fact, we’re one of the top 3 providers of MCA certificates in the yachting world.
The certificates below require a combination of pre-entry requirements, training courses, assessments and sea service and are for experienced professionals only.
- MCA Officer of the Watch,
- MCA Chief Mate
- MCA Master Yachts less than 500gt-3000gt
- MCA Approved Master 200gt
Who will I be taught by?
Directed by Bill Tate, our instructional team is made up of highly skilled industry experts from the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and Superyacht sectors. Authorities who will share their skills and expertise with you as you study. And Bill comes with many years of experience too.
Captain Bill Tate: Head of Maritime Studies, is a master mariner with over 30 years of sea going experience and 20 years of teaching MCA yacht modules. He oversees all our MCA training, and is a member of the MCA Yacht Qualification Panel and Chairman of the IAMI Small Craft Group.
Just starting your yachting career?
If you are looking to start your career in the industry take a look at our yacht training courses.