Efficient Deck Hand

£780 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ EDH (Efficient Deck Hand)
Training School:
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
5 days

The Efficient Deck Hand must now be completed as part of the OOW certification. The course covers basic seamanship, ropework and wirework, use of lifting equipment, rigging of stages and bosuns’ chairs, basic painting and maintenance routines, steering and duties of the lookout and the responsibilities of crew members under the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen.

Pre-requisite experience:

  • A minimum of six months sea service in a deck capacity.
  • You must hold a Navigational Watch Rating Certificate of RYA/IYT Offshore Yachtmaster and practical CoC.


Food and accommodation are available onsite at UKSA. The residential price for this course is £980.


5 days

Training towards:

Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Examination and assessment:

There is an oral and practical examination at the end of the course carried out by an approved MCA examiner.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 10 June 2024 1 place
  • 24 August 2024 1 place
  • 21 September 2024 1 place
  • 19 October 2024 1 place
  • 19 November 2024 1 place


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Arctic Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983294941
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