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Small Vessel Chief Engineer - General Engineering Science II

About this course

Gain enormous benefits from the expertise of our dedicated maritime lecturers and an exceptional overall first time pass rate.

This course covers applied heat and electricity and prepares students to sit the MCA/SQA written examination. A full set of study notes is provided and 12 weeks’ preparatory study must be undertaken prior to attending the academy. 

Please note that we run General Engineering Science I and General Engineering Science II courses concurrently, allowing you to sit the MCA/SQA written exam for both parts on the ninth and tenth days. 

Course delivery location

This course is delivered from Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please refer to your joining instructions for information of where to report to when you arrive. 

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How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.


Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Monday 25 March 2019 Yes £1252 Book
Monday 15 July 2019 Yes £1252 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 25 March 2019


5 Days




Two hour written exam

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