Marine Engineering Courses | UK Certificate of Competency Marine

Engineer Officer of the Watch.

Course Features

  • Mode of Study Full TIme
  • Duration 7.5 Months
  • Skill Level Operations
  • Mock Exams Yes


Engineer of the watch course offers experienced seafarers a programme that allows them to take the next step in their career by gaining Engineer Officer of the Watch (unlimited) UK COC.


The requirements to gain an EOOW (unlimited) UK certificate of competency are as follows.

  • The Candidate should have minimum of 24 months sea service on merchant vessel having a propulsion power of 350kw or more
  • The Candidate should have completed 9 months approved seagoing service in the engine room of vessels of 750kw or more, including 6 months service as the first assistant to engineering officer in charge of the watch, while undertaking watchkeeping or UMS duties.
  • The Candidate should have completed the UK MNTB TRB, while completing the sea service under the training scheme.
  • The Candidate should have maintained a workbook describing record book tasks being carried out.