Master Unlimited STCW REG II/2 Oral Exam Preparation Course

Study Level

Course Code

Master Unlimited


Lowestoft Campus


4 Weeks


This course prepares candidates for the Master (Unlimited) MCA Oral examination. You will receive tuition, guided study and exam practice in preparation for the MCA Oral exam.

The following subjects will receive particular attention during the course:


Shipboard Operations

Magnetic Compass

Shipmaster’s Business and Law

MCA oral exam (arranged during final week of course)

Presentations on other topics may be arranged where the whole group would benefit. Tutorials will be delivered as formal lectures and/or demonstrations as appropriate, supplemented by group discussion, question and answer sessions and directed study. Candidates are also encouraged to make full use of other learning resources, including the on-site library, Internet access and training software.

Course dates:

  • 03 – 28 February 2020
  • 01 – 26 June 2020
  • 05 – 30 October 2020

Course cost:

UK /EU candidates: £925 + VAT per candidate

Non EU Candidates: £1110.00 per candidate

To book:

Call +44(0)1502 525033, email
or download a booking form and return to the email address above

Course Booking Form (Individual)

Course Booking Form (Company)


UK or equivalent MCA recognised Class 2/Chief Mate Unlimited Certificate of Competency and 36 months acceptable sea service since obtaining a Class 3/4 or OOW Certificate.

If the NVQ Level 4 route was followed to Chief Mate certification, a minimum 12 months’ sea service as a watchkeeping Chief Mate while holding STCW Table A II/2 Certificate of Competency (Chief Mate) or Class 2 certification.

Candidates must hold a valid STCW certificate in ‘Proficiency in Medical Care Aboard Ship’, a valid MCA recognised STCW GMDSS certificate and a personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA before taking their MCA Orals. If not already held, these courses can also be undertaken at the College.


MCA Oral examination subject to valid NOE.

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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