UK Master Mariner Course | UK MCA Orals | GAMMA Marine

Master Orals

Course Features

  • Mode of Study Full Time
  • Duration 4 Weeks
  • Skill Level Management
  • Mock Exams Yes


This four-week course prepares you for the Master Orals Examination conducted by MCA. The course will primarily prepare you to answer MCA Orals questions based on underpinning knowledge gained and study undertaken previously.


  • Hold a valid Chief Mate Unlimited, II/2, Certificate of Competency by meeting all of the requirements listed in 3.3 (MSN 1856).
  • Have completed 36 months’ Watch Keeping service while holding 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.
  • Hold applicable ancillary and safety course certificates as listed in section 10.