Warsash Maritime School, part of Solent University

Warsash | United Kingdom

Introduction:

 

Warsash Maritime School provides high-quality education and training for the maritime and offshore industries to meet the international demand for crew, officers and captains who are trained to the highest professional standards.

Navigation, marine engineer and marine electro-technical officers’ benefit from our internationally recognised certification programmes, from initial entry as an officer cadet to Master and Chief Engineer.

Our STCW safety training is delivered by technical specialists with many years' experiences in their field.

 

 

Overview: 

 

Warsash is the only maritime training provider of its kind in the world. We offer 150 accredited deck, engineering, interior, maritime and offshore training courses approved by the MCA, MNTB, OPITO, SIGTTO, SQA and other awarding bodies.

Warsash has provided first class maritime education, training, consultancy to the maritime industries for over 70 years. 

 

Awards and Recognition:

QS World University Rankings

In January 2017 we became part of the QS World University Rankings. Launched in 2010, the rankings highlight over 900 of the top universities in the world and aim to help prospective students make informed comparisons of leading universities based on a number of comparative areas, including teaching, employability, research, internationalization, and learning environment, and facilities.

 

Facts and Figures:

 

70 years of History, Alumni community of more than 15,000 talented individuals, Open Days are conducted for the students to make connections.

 

Members of industry bodies, including:

 

  • British Marine Association
  • The Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO)
  • International Association for Safety and Survival Training (IASST)

 

How do we help students achieve success?

 

  • We prepare students for an increasingly globalized world.
  • We prepare students with the skills and experience employers to want.
  • We deliver distinctive courses tailored to industry needs.
  • We have a creative teaching approach.
  • We are inclusive and student-centered.
  • We continually improve our students’ experience.
Available Courses
Total: 7 Courses
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8 Months

Full-time

Coc

Jan / April / Sept

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₹ 8.1 Lakh - ₹ 9 Lakh

  • Eligibility :- 36 months of sea time, 6 months of Bridge Watch keeping certificate Company Sea Service Letter , NOE, Valid Medical Fitness Certificate (MCA Approved Centre)
  • Visa :- Upto 11- 12 months
  • Scholarship :- NA
  • Snb Comments :- Provides high-quality education and training for the maritime.

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₹ 7.6 Lakh - ₹ 8.2 Lakh

  • Eligibility :- OOW Unlimited COC 12 month of seatime NOE Valid Medical Fitness Certificate (MCA Approved Centre)
  • Visa :- Upto 11- 12 months
  • Scholarship :- NA
  • Snb Comments :- Provides high-quality education and training for the maritime.

Interested?

1 Months

Distance-learning

Coc

Jan / May / Oct

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₹ 1.36 Lakh - ₹ 1.5 Lakh

  • Eligibility :- Holding chiefmate uk coc, to 12 months sailing as chief mate NOE Valid Medical Fitness Certificate (MCA Approved Centre)
  • Visa :- NA
  • Scholarship :- NA
  • Snb Comments :- Provides high-quality education and training for the maritime.

Interested?

6 Months

Full-time

Coc

Aug / Nov / Mar

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₹ 7.68 Lakh - ₹ 8.49 Lakh

  • Eligibility :- Chief Engineer testimonials of atleast 24 months (CE Testimonial Sample Format) Watch Rating Certificate (STCW III/4) Record Book (UK MNTB TRB)
  • Visa :- Upto 11- 12 months
  • Scholarship :- NA
  • Snb Comments :- Provides high-quality education and training for the maritime.

Interested?

₹ 6 Lakh - ₹ 7 Lakh

  • Eligibility :- Graduate Mechanical / Marine Engineers having completed sea service of at least 9 months on vessels with engine power > 750 KW whilst completing the UK MNTB TRB would be eligible for this course.
  • Visa :- Upto 11- 12 months
  • Scholarship :- NA
  • Snb Comments :- Provides high-quality education and training for the maritime.

Interested?

Application Process:

 

Seats get filled up about 3 months in advance and are allotted on a first come first served basis. Hence, it is always advisable to book early so that you are assured of seat in the college.

The earlier the better so that you can get Visa in time

 

Application forms are filled online on the website

 

Please ensure you upload the following mandatory documents with your application.

 

Common for All:

 

  • Passport – 1st and last page of the passport and address page of the passport.
  • CDC – All the stamp pages of the passport. (36 months of sea service stamps on your CDC)
  • Need company sea-time letter or Masters testimonials for a minimum 36 months of sea service.
  • Valid Medical Fitness Certificate in ANNEXURE IV format from any DG Shipping approved Doctor
  • Notice of Eligibility (NoE) – Students need to apply for a NoE to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), UK to be eligible to sit for the MCA oral examinations in the UK. Students need to apply NOE before applying the course.
Student can download form NOE form of MSF 4274

 

                                                                         DECK SIDE:

 

2nd Officer [Officer of the Watch (OOW)]:

 

  • Minimum of 36 months of sea service stamps on your CDC (even non Indian CDC for e.g. Panama, Liberia, Bahamas, Thai, etc. are acceptable).
  • You will also need company sea-time letter or Masters testimonials for a minimum 36 months of sea service. If you have done your sailing with different shipping companies, you will need to take sea-time letter from all those companies so that your total sea-time is atleast 36 months.
  • If you have however taken 36 months of testimonials form your ships Captain, then a company sea-time letter is not compulsory. However, it is good to collect the company sea-time letter also.
  • The 6 months of bridge watch-keeping certificate from the Master (or the company) must mention that you have kept 8 hours of bridge watch-keeping duties every day as assistant to the main watch-keeper whilst the vessel was at sea.

 

Chief Officer (Chief Mate HND Nautical Science Certification):

 

  • Candidates must have completed 12 months watchkeeping service as a Deck Officer while holding an OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency (CoC), and hold a valid personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA.
  • Candidates who completed the NAEST(O) course prior to 1st January 2005 must have completed an MCA approved IMO Model 1.27 ECDIS course before undertaking the NAEST(M) course.
  • Once a Chief Mate CoC has been achieved, candidates must complete 36 months watch-keeping service while holding an OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency before undertaking examination for Master certification. This period may be reduced to 24 months if at least 12 months of such seagoing service has been served as Chief Mate while holding a Chief Mate unlimited II/2 CoC. Students who have completed more than 36 months of sea service as a Deck Officer can complete their Chief Mates CoC from the UK and then immediately appear for Masters Orals without having to do any additional sea service after Chief Mates CoC to obtain Masters CoC.

 

Master

 

  • Candidates must have completed 36 months’ watch-keeping service while holding an OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency. This period may be reduced to 24 months if at least 12 months of such seagoing service has been served as Chief Mate while holding a Chief Mate unlimited II/2 Certificate of Competency.

 

                                                                      ENGINEER SIDE :

 

3rd Engineer/ Engineer Officer of the Watch (EOOW) Two Routes:

 

  • Chief Engineer testimonials of atleast 24 months (CE Testimonial Sample Format)
  • Watch Rating Certificate (STCW III/4)
  • Record Book (UK MNTB TRB)

 

2nd Engimeer / EOOW (Class 4 FG) Course for Graduate Mechanical / Marine Engineers

 

  • Graduate Mechanical / Marine Engineers having completed sea service of atleast 9 months on vessels with engine power > 750 KW whilst completing the UK MNTB TRB would be eligible for this course.

 

Chief Engineer / Chief Engineer CoC – Class 2 & Class 1

 

Eligibility Class 2 CoC:

 

  • Before undertaking Engineering Knowledge (EK) or MCA Oral examinations, candidates must have completed 12 months seagoing service as an Engineer Officer whilst holding an EOOW III/1 Certificate of Competency on vessels of at least 750 KW in engine power.
  • BOILERS on ship is not a requirement for giving Class II 2nd Engineers CoC exam in UK.
  • Class 4 FG from India, MEC3 from New Zealand and Class 5 from Singapore are acceptable. You will need to have completed the 12 months of mandatory sea service after the Class 4 / MEC3 / Class 5 CoC along with C/E testimonials as supporting documents.
  • There is NO requirement of any TRAINING RECORD BOOK for giving your Class II CoC in the UK.

 

Eligibility Class 1 CoC:

 

Candidates must hold a valid Second Engineer III/2 unlimited Certificate of Competency and have obtained either:

 

  • 36 months’ seagoing service as an EOOW, with a minimum of 18 months of this seagoing service having been on vessels of at least 3000 kW, in charge of the watch or with designated UMS duties, and the remainder on vessels of atleast 750 kW; or
  • 12 months’ seagoing service as a Second Engineer III/2, OR Chief Engineer III/2, on vessels of less than 9000 kW. A minimum of 9 months of this seagoing service must be on vessels of at least 3000 kW, and the remainder on vessels of at least 750 kW.
  • If you already hold a Class 2 CoC from India, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, etc., please apply for a Notice of Eligibility (NoE) with the MCA. The MCA will mention in the NoE the subjects for which you need to do the course, the written exams that you need to clear along with the MCA oral exams to be issued with a Class 1 CoC.

 

For further details on the application process, timelines and Visa related process feel free to connect with Sea and Beyond at education@seaandbeyond.com 

 

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- We do not charge any service fees for guidance/mentoring and filling up of forms. 

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Sailing as Trainee OS, OS, AB, Bosun, Deck Cadet can apply for Office of Watch course.

  • Minimum of 36 months of sea service on merchant ships in an acceptable deck capacity.
  • Should have 6 months of documented bridge watch-keeping duties.
  • UKVI ILETS English Language Test (English language test is a requirement before you can apply for the UK student visa)
  • Notice of Eligibility (NoE) – Students need to apply for a NoE to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), UK to be eligible to sit for the MCA oral examinations in the UK. Students need to apply NOE before applying the course. Student can download form NOE form of MSF 4274

  • Passport – 1st and last page of the passport and address page of the passport.
  • CDC – All the stamp pages of the passport. (36 months of sea service stamps on your CDC)
  • Need company sea-time letter or Masters testimonials for a minimum 36 months of sea service.
  • 6 months of bridge watch-keeping certificate from the Master (or the company) must mention that you have kept 8 hours of bridge watch-keeping duties every day as assistant to the main watch-keeper whilst the vessel was at sea.

  • HELM(O)
  • NAEST(O)
  • Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)
  • SIGNALS

These courses should be MCA, UK approved can be done from India itself.

  • GMDSS (UK)
  • Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)
  • Medical First Aid (MFA)
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Craft (PSC&RB)

Candidate should have sailed as a  Officer while holding an OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency (CoC) and completed 12 months watchkeeping service as a Deck Officer while holding an OOW unlimited license

  • Passport: 1st page, last page and address page of the passport.
  • CDC: All the stamp page of 12 months of sailing after 2nd Mates CoC
  • All relevant pages of 2nd Mates CoC along with the CoC expiry date page.
  • Notice of Eligibility (NoE) – Students need to apply for a NoE to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), UK to be eligible to sit for the MCA oral examinations in the UK. Students need to apply NOE before applying the course. Student can download form NOE form of MSF 4274 or contact us at education@seaandbeyond.com

Yes

  • NAEST(M)
  • HELM(M)

These courses should be MCA, UK approved can be done from India itself.

  • Masters Medicare
  • Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)
  • Medical First Aid (MFA)
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Craft (PSC&RB)

NOTE: Additional Mandatory Courses required for Final COC

  • Candidate holding Chief Mate COC can apply for Master’s.
  • Candidate who has completed more than 36 months of sea service as a Deck Officer can complete their Chief Mates CoC from the UK and then immediately appear for Masters Orals without having to do any additional sea service after Chief Mates CoC to obtain Masters CoC. Alternatively, someone who has completed 12 months seatime before C/Off’’s license and 12 months after C/Off’s license can also apply

 Yes but you need to do the entire C/Off’s course from UK which means spending another 9 months on the course. YOu will be exempted from the exams though.

No but recommended.

  • Warsash Maritime School is only maritime training centre of its kind in the world .
  • Established in 1946, Warsash is the UK's only nautical academy with higher Education
  • Part of Southampton Solent University.
  • 70 years old dedicated to the maritime academy and having vast experience of conducting these courses.
  • A major hub in UK and Europe for Maritime and Shipping industry, Major headquarter for cruises as well.
  • 170 + courses available for Maritime.
  • High tech campuses for deck and engineering students.
  • University offers students real work learning opportunities working under their guidance and experts.

Yes students can take their family along with them to UK

The expenses total depends ont he individual lifestyle. 

The approximate living cost is as given below but it will vary from person to person:

  • Accommodation rent: £ 300-500 for non sharing room and £ 100 – 200  for 2 persons sharing the room.
  • £ 100 - 200 monthly for home cooked food
  • Electricity and heating bills: £ 20-50 for heating and electricity bills per month

  • If your course duration is less than 6 months, then you are not allowed to work part-time in the UK. For courses more than 6 months duration, students are allowed to work part-time in the UK if you are studying in a University.
  • Good part-time work opportunities as students stay in the city. By working part-time during course period and full-time during holidays (Easter break, summer vacation and Christmas holidays)

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