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Course Summary


Course Type:

Certificate


Course.Provider:

UKSA


Course location:

UK


Course.CloseDate:

8/29/2024 11:00:00 PM


Posted:

9 months ago

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If you’re working towards your OOW (Yachts) certification, you will be required to complete this MCA-approved module. This course will help you develop an in-depth knowledge of on-board systems.

About the course

The General Ship Knowledge (OOW Yachts) course provides an introduction to ship construction, stresses and corrosion, transverse stability, reverse buoyancy and damage control, meteorology and seamanship, watchkeeping, preparation for sea, and maintenance.

Duration

5 days

What’s included?

The classroom based General Ship Knowledge (OOW Yacht) course is an all-inclusive course, which can be carried out on either a residential or non-residential basis. For the residential course, the cost includes all food and accommodation. For non-residential learners, the cost includes lunch.
Examination & assessment

General Ship Knowledge (GSK) course assessment consists of a 2.5 hour theory paper. A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.

Prerequisites
To complete this training course, you’ll need:

At least RYA/IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate, as well as the corresponding Shorebased certificate
STCW Basic Training and Efficient Deck Hand

Qualifications

General Ship Knowledge (OOW Yacht)

Completing this course will support your training towards:

Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Syllabus

The course is divided into four sections and 20 topics:

Section 1: Ship Construction
Section 2: Stability
Section 3: Meteorology
Section 4: Seamanship

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Apply for this course

If you’re working towards your OOW (Yachts) certification, you will be required to complete this MCA-approved module. This course will help you develop an in-depth knowledge of on-board systems.

Apply Now

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