Chief Mate/Master STCW REG II/2 (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency

Study Level

Level 5

Course Code

Chief Mate/Master STCW REG II/2 (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency


Lowestoft Campus


10-12 Months



You will be studying the following topics:

  • Passage Planning
  • Bridge Management
  • Meteorology
  • Ship Stability
  • Ship Structure and Maintenance
  • Cargo and Port Operations
  • Shipmasters’ Business
  • Shipboard Management
  • Marine Engineering Systems
  • Emergency Planning
  • Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) Management
  • Medical Care Aboard Ship
  • HELM Management
  • Preparation for the SQA/MCA written safety paper examinations in Ship Stability and Navigation
  • MCA Oral and Signals examinations

Course duration is 3 months preparation in SAMET, India and 6 months at East Coast College.

There are three intakes per year – January, May and September.


COST – Price on application


An Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) CoC or equivalent.


Delegates who have a valid Notice of Eligibility (NOE) issued by the MCA will be able to arrange an Oral date with MCA Marine Office in Colchester via email,

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