Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Class 2

NAFC Marine Centre


Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Class 2


This three-month course prepares students to sit the written and oral examinations required to obtain a Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Class 2 Certificate of Competency from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

A Class 2 CoC is required by the skippers of UK registered fishing boats more than 16.5 metres in length, and qualifies the holder to command a fishing boat up to 30 metres in length in the Limited Area around the UK, or to act as a mate (deck officer) on any UK registered fishing vessel inside or outside the Limited Area.

This is a three-month, full-time taught course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre.


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