Maritime Skills

Argyll College UHI


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Helensburgh Centre


By combining SQA and RYA / MCA certification in this Maritime Skills course, students will receive a very comprehensive introduction to the maritime industries, plus additional internationally recognised certificates. This Course has been specifically designed to provide candidates with opportunities to develop the general and practical skills, knowledge and understanding and employability skills needed to work in the sector.

Theoretical shore based studies and practical activities afloat and will give students an insight into workings of the maritime industries – which includes commercial sea fishing, the Royal Navy, the Merchant Navy, Maritime Search and Rescue, marine leisure / sailing, commercial sea fishing, aquaculture, ports and harbour industries.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Start Date

Contact local centre



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

20 weeks


Sport, Fitness and Maritime

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Air Transport


Rail Transport

Road Transport

Sea Transport