MCA now require anyone doing the Unlimited ticket to complete the AEC1 (Approved Engine Course 1) (30 hour Diesel Course).
Anyone holding the Under 16.5m Limited or Unlimited tickets needs to refresh their Safety Awareness certificate every 5 year to retain it.
Nefta will do ad hoc courses to try and accommodate crews wanting funded refresher training
Changes to certification will be implemented mid Summer 2017.
Updated information will be added to this site when it is received from the MCA.
STCW95 PST (Sea Survival) will become a mandatory refresher course to conform to the STCW 95 requirements.
EMFF funding application for Scotland has now been approved. Funding now available for various courses and refresher training until 31/03/2018.