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OOW Yacht - General Ship Knowledge

£945 GBP

Course Type:
Additional STCW courses
Training School:
LJMU Maritime Centre
Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom
5 days

Officer of the Watch (Yachts) - General Ship Knowledge


  • RYA/IYT Yacht master Offshore certificate or higher
  • STCW Basic Safety Training (PST, PSSR, EFA, FP&FF)
  • Efficient Deck Hand
  • Appropriate seatime to obtain NOE from MCA


Candidates’ knowledge is assessed throughout the course to prepare them for an end of course external examination which is a 2.5 hour written paper and requires 60% pass marks.


Classroom theory sessions.



Course Description  

The General Ship Knowledge Module is one of a set of MCA approved Courses aimed at holders of a Yacht master Ocean or Offshore certificates seeking a UK OOW (Yacht) Deck Certificate of Competency. This preparatory course covers topics required for the exam on ship construction, stability, meteorology, seamanship, watch keeping, preparing vessel for sea and maintenance.

Candidates are recommended to study the course notes prior to attending the course. These notes can be provided to candidate upon request and after confirmation of booking.

Upon completion of the course, candidates are provided with a course completion certificate which is a pre-requisite for sitting the written examination for this module.

School Website

LJMU Maritime Centre

3 Vanguard Way
Campbeltown Road
CH41 9HX
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01512315090
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School Website