We have put together a programme, listed below, to help candidates achieve the MCA Master 200gt. Not all courses are completed through Just Sailing but they are local in Liguria.
There are two levels to the Master 200gt. Limited (within 150nm from a safe haven) or Unlimited (allows worldwide use).
Limited prerequistes:
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence
  • RYA Yachtmaster/Coastal Skipper Shorebased Certificate

Unlimited prerequistes:

  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean
  • RYA Shorebased Yachtmaster Ocean

The courses can be completed in any order.

Classroom Oral Preparation – conducted by Just sailing, 7 days in the classroom, Chiavari and up to 10 online coaching sessions (one to one or in groups)This will also include mock examination questions.
For information on the syllabus covered:
This is run by a MCA instructor who is also a RYA Instructor in English but mother tongue Italian.
Cost 1700€ + iva.
It normally takes approximately 3 months of self study after the prep course to be ready to take the final exam.
Application for  Notice of Eligibility( Noe) for the final exam with the MCA as soon as possible after the prep course. This application costs £220
All candidates are examined orally by an MCA examiner via video link.
Radio General Operators Licence (GOC) – 9 days including exam in a classroom, 1075€, in Wave centre Chiavari courses running twice a month.
Information and costs:
Certificates issued by the UK MCA (United Kingdom Maritime & Coastguard Agency)
Course duration is 4 days (including on-site exam)
Cost: Euro 638,00 (includes VAT,  MCA examination fee and teaching materials)

Contact : https://www.wavecenter.it/home-english/

HELM – MCA Human Element. Leadership and Management (Operational Level) – 3 days including exam in a classroom, €905. In Viareggio, Defelice. Course instructed in English.

STCW – Basic Safety Training. CMA in Genoa (instructed in Italian). https://www.cma-sistemiantincendio.it/

ENG1 – this is the list of doctors in Italy who can perform this medical- https://www.sdir.no/en/shipping/seafarers/approved-seafarers-doctors/?country=italia&city=
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