City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College is the leading Maritime College in Scotland offering a range of accredited deck, engineering, Oil and Gas, Offshore and maritime training courses approved by the MCA, RYA, MNTB and other awarding bodies. We employ highly qualified and experienced maritime lecturers including serving masters and industry experts.

The Faculty of Nautical Studies is based at our Riverside Campus, which opened in August 2015. This new £66m building has been designed with maritime training in mind and facilities available include ship simulator suites (bridge and engine room), a full High Voltage (HV) switchboard, workshops and a working ship’s engine room.

Key facts:

  • World Class training facilities - most modern, most technologically advanced, most future-proofed maritime campus of all 230 such colleges anywhere in the world
  • Fully-equipped technical learning centre with Scotland’s first 360 degree Shipping Simulation Suite, State-of-the-art Nautical Chart Rooms and one of the most modern working ships engine rooms in the UK. Other facilities on-site include: Bridge, Engine Room and LICOS Simulators
  • All faculty staff are approved by relevant awarding/accrediting bodies, such as the MCA, AMERC and are qualified to the level of either a Degree, or MCA Certificate of Competency
  • Over 40 years of experience in delivering training in the nautical/maritime subject area and enrol 360 UK and international deck and engine cadets each year
  • One of only four UK colleges recognised to deliver merchant marine officer training to chief engineer and captain standards
  • Registered with maritime bodies including the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) providing evidence that we deliver high quality, globally recognised maritime education

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City of Glasgow College have their training center located in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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