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EOOW and IAMI Examination Preparation and Record Book Guidance, Other UG Award

City of Glasgow College, the United Kingdom

City of Glasgow College

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About EOOW and IAMI Examination Preparation and Record Book Guidance, Other UG Award - at City of Glasgow College

This four-week course will assist you in preparing for:

  • International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI) Engineering Knowledge (EK) written examinations.
  • MCA oral examination for Engineer Officer of the Watch (EOOW) at III/1 level.

NOE application must be made by you direct to MCA Southampton.  MCA can be contacted via phone on: +44 23 8032 9231 (choose option three).

The IAMI administers the written Engineering Knowledge examination on behalf of MCA.  The college provides the examination form and associated guidance during induction.  Oral examinations are booked directly with the MCA examination centre of your choice.

As part of your application, we'll assess your documentation and advise you of any ancillary courses you may need to achieve your Officer rating.

Following sea time requirements apply:

  • 9 months of approved sea time;
  • 12 months of approved sea time; if you have not managed to obtain 9 months sea time within 5 years of enrolling on your HND (Start date at your parent college i.e. AMET, BP Marine, MTI etc).
Alternative Route

If you take longer than five years to complete your HND and obtain the minimum sea time you are removed from the MNTB 1+1 overseas route you originally started on and can obtain your EOOW COC using the Alternative Route. MCA guidance on the Alternative Route can be found in MIN 511.

EK Past Papers

View a sample of IAMI written EK exam papers here.

View the engineering results page here.

Entry requirements for this course

Contact City of Glasgow College to find course entry requirements.

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