The Business and Law course is a component module of the MCA Master 500 certification. The course is theory-based and is designed for people pursuing their MCA Certificate of Competency or for those who want to improve their knowledge of UK Maritime Law.
Assessment is by written 2.5-hour examination at the end of the module. The pass mark is 60%.
This course starts with a basic introduction to civil and criminal law, negligence and duty of care. The structure of the UK Maritime Framework introduces maritime legislation, information and accident investigation including onboard record keeping and requirements. Other subject areas include an introduction to international law, safety management, certification, documentation, safety requirements and seaworthiness.
Food and accommodation are included.