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Efficient Deckhand (EDH)

Hoylake, Wirral

  • Price: GBP (£)815 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School JPMA
  • Location Hoylake, Wirral
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

Efficient Deck Hand

A 5 day course covering basic seamanship including: knots, bends, hitches; splicing of rope and wire; whippings; deck safety; hatch covers; cranes and derricks; lookout/watch keeping duties and other related matters.

This is a qualifying examination for Merchant AB and deck rating certification, and OOW Yachts <3000gt.

Can be taken once the seafarer:

1) has reached 17 years of age

2) holds an ENG1 medical certificate

3) holds one of the following certificates:

MCA accepted Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased and practical certificates;

Yacht Rating with at least 6 months sea service & a steering certificate;

Nav Watch Rating certificate;

Fishing Class 2 CoC or the Seafish 5 day watchkeeping course for under 16.5m fishing certificates;

Boatmaster Licence (BML) Tier 1, level 2 certificate;

Tug rating with at least 6 months sea time (which may be in categorised water) and a steering certificate or NWR certificate.

4) holds a minimum of 6 months sea service in vessels of more than 15 metres. Sea service in category C and D waters will be accepted at full rate. (NOTE: entry onto the course is permitted if this service has not yet been obtained, but an EDH certificate will not be issued until the candidate can prove the service with a testimonial or discharge book)

A 5 day course certificated by oral examination.

Course fee £815.00.


86A Market St, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BD

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