Maritime and Aquaculture Skills (Level 5)

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Mallaig Campus


Do you want to be part of a major growth area in Scotland's economy - why not consider a career in the maritime sector?

This new course combines essential basic boat skills with certification from RYA and MCA with an understanding of aquaculture and the role it plays in Scotland’s waters and its therefore a great starting point for a career that could take a number of routes. You will also have the advantage of being taught by a master mariner and have the use of our own Seaward 25 vessel, the Lannair, for practical aspects of your course.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HNC/HND marine training programmes and then on to other Merchant Navy Certificates of Competency.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

19 weeks


Land and Sea

SCQF Level