Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)
£580 GBP (incl. VAT)
- Course Type:
- EDH (Efficient Deck Hand)
- Training School:
- City of Glasgow College
- Glasgow, United Kingdom
- 5 days
This is an MCA approved practical training course required by all deck ratings wishing to progress to the rank of Able Bodied Seaman. It's also a mandatory requirement for the issue of an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency.
Minimum entry requirements
- Six months seagoing service in a deck capacity; AND
- Valid medical certificate; AND
- Four basic STCW 95 certificates (firefighting, first aid, PST,PSSR); AND
- Watchkeeping / steering certificate.
What you study
- General Practical Seamanship Duties.
- Handling and Splicing of Wire and Rope.
- Anchoring and Mooring.
- Cargo Hatches.
- Rigging Gangways, Pilot Ladders and a Bosun's Chair.
- Enclosed Spaces.
- Understanding of Code of Safe Working Practice.
Using a combination of practical bench work, interactive activities and multimedia.