NC Shipping and Maritime Operations SCQF 6 (Mallaig)

This course is designed to allow entrance to several different industries within the maritime sector.


West Highland College, Mallaig
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This course is available on the West Highland College website.


This course is designed to allow entrance to several different industries within the maritime sector. 
You'll be given the grounding to enable you to progress to further qualifications which form part of deck and engineer officer training programmes in the Merchant Navy or, alternatively, to follow a career in shore based maritime operations. 

These options could include aquaculture, logistics and a range of modern apprenticeships including harbour operations, deck rating and aquaculture. 

RYA Certification studied during the course:

The level the student undertakes will be determined by the course and RYA tutors based on experience and performance.

You will also have the advantage of being taught by a master mariner and have the use of our own vessel, the Levanto, for practical aspects of your course. 

During your course, we introduce you to using a range of digital technologies, which will help you get the most from your course and at the same time develop your digital skills.  Find out more about key computing skills and essential student skills.

There are several routes to gain entry to the course:

We’ll be inviting you by email to attend course information sessions between now and the start of your course. We’d urge you to come along if at all possible.

About West Highland College

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We have over 10 years' experience of teaching a blend of live online and face-to-face learning.

Supporting students to access learning, no matter how remote they are, is our specialty. Dedicated staff at our 10 college centres are here to help so you’ll always be treated as an individual and not just a number.

From your first step into learning to your final successful career, we're here for you.

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