Merchant Navy Electro Technical Officer Cadet Training Programmes.

Outcome:   An STCW Electro Technical Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency, plus the following academic award:

Minimum Entry Requirements:   The minimum entry requirements are 48 UCAS points including a numerate subject plus GCSE at grade C or above in Maths (preferably higher tier, English and Science (with significant Physical Science content).

Framework:   
5 alternating college and sea periods as per the following outline:

Industrial Experience/Sea Service:   For programmes commencing after 01 July 2013, candidates are required to undertake 12 months Industrial experience which must include a minimum of 6 months Sea Service.

Watchkeeping:   4 months minimum.

Start Dates:   September each year, with more limited options to commence training in January each year.

Associated Training Record:   MNTB ETO Training Record Book.

Approval:   
All programmes must be MCA/MNTB approved.

Top-Up to BEng (Hons) Degree (Optional):   Candidates who successfully achieve a FdSc are then eligible to top-up the academic award to a BEng (Hons) Degree in Marine Engineering and Management.

Updated:     March 2017.