Lowestoft has a strong Maritime heritage and the college has close links to the Maritime and Energy industries. Its specialist Maritime provision attracts many international students for STCW certificate of competency accredit by UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency, as well as supporting the growing needs of the East of England’s renewables sectors. Current facilities include Navigation Bridge Simulation, Electronic Navigation simulator, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) simulator, Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) simulator and Oil Tanker simulator as well as Survival at Sea training where a range of severe weather conditions are simulated in a dedicated environmental pool.

Advanced Maritime Pilot Simulation Course

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Advanced Ship Handling Simulation Course

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Advanced Tug Handling Simulation Course

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ASD Tug Handling Simulator Course (Basic)

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Azimuth Propulsion Simulation Training (Supply Boats)

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Bridge Resources Management

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Bridge Team Management

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Chief Mates/Masters Reg II/2 Unlimited (HNC in Nautical Science)

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City & Guilds Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification (2392)

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Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Class 1*

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Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Class 2*

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DPO Revalidation

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Dynamic Positioning Induction

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Dynamic Positioning Introduction

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Dynamic Positioning Onshore Personnel

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Dynamic Positioning Simulator (Advanced)

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ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems)

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Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

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Elementary First Aid (EFA) – Maritime

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Emergency Ship Handling Simulator Course

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FPSO Tandem Mooring Simulator Course

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Full Mission Simulation Consultancy Research

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GMDSS General Operating Certificate (GOC)

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GMDSS Restricted Operating Certificate (ROC)

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GMDSS Short Range Certificate (VHF Marine Band)

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Handling Large Ships in Ports Simulator Course

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Human Element Leadership & Management (Management Level)

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Human Element Leadership & Management (Operation Level)

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Marine Transfer Training

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Maritime Pilot Simulator Course (Basic)

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Master (200GT) Oral Preparation Course

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Master (Yachts) – Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator

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MCA Advanced Engine Course (AEC 1)

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MCA Small Workboat Stability Course

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Medical Care Aboard Ship

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Medical Care Aboard Ship Refresher

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Medical First Aid Aboard Ship

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NAEST Operational (Navigation Aids & Equipment Simulator Training)

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Officer of the Watch (Yachts) – Navigation & Radar

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Officer of the Watch Reg II/1 Unlimited (HNC in Nautical Science)

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Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (PSSR)

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Personal Survival Techniques (PST)

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Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Update

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Pilot Transfer Training

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Ship-to-Ship Transfer Simulator Course (Basic)

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Shipboard Safety Officer

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Single Buoy Mooring Simulator Course

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Specialist Tanker Training (Oil)

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STCW Proficiency for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

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STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness

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STCW Ship Security Officer

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Tanker Familiarisation

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