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Engine Cadet Programme

City of Glasgow College

Venues

Riverside Campus

Content

This is a three-year training programme aimed at providing the necessary training and qualifications for employment as an Engineering Officer of the Watch. There are a number of elements to the programme and also a compulsory sea time requirement.

The programme is structured into 5 phases:
Phase 1 - College phase where you will complete an NC in Shipping and Maritime Operations, compulsory STCW short courses, MCA workshop skills and industrial experience.

Phase 2 - Sea phase where you will start your MNTB training record book in addition to a work-based learning course and a distance learning maths course.

Phase 3 - College phase where you will complete an HNC in Marine Engineering, STCW short courses, MCA workshop skills and industrial experience.

Phase 4 - Sea phase where you will complete your MNTB training record book.

Phase 5 - College phase where you will prepare for your IAMI engineering knowledge examination, MCA Oral Examination and complete your final STCW short courses.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and one from Chemistry, Engineering Science or Physics; or Access to Maritime Industry. You must have a sponsoring company in order to fulfil the sea time requirement of this programme.

Start Date

August, January

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

3 years

Department

Engineering, Energy and Gas

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy