MCA STCW Master 200


Price: £750.00    Ocean Training                                               

In association with Ocean Training we can now bring you MCA online training 

A Complete course which will prepare you for the MCA Oral Exams for the Master 200 grt and the OOW 500 grt

This course is the first of its type and the beauty is that you can study it wherever you are in the world - in your own time and at a pace to suit your lifestyle

This Master 200 / OOW 500 Distance Learning course will even enable you to:

  • Earn while you learn'
  • Gain MCA Master 200 grt & OOW 500 grt.
  • Exam Preparation Blended Learning Course
  • Learn at Home or at Sea

A complete Distance Learning (e-learning) course that will prepare you for the Master 200 qualification. STCW 95 Master (Code vessels less than 200grt unlimited area) / Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 500grt) Restricted or Un-restricted.

There are two versions of the Master 200 qualification. The Master 200 (restricted) can operate up to 150 NM from a safe haven, whereas the full Master 200 (unrestricted) qualification allows you to operate globally.


Please note - The preparation course and the exam for both are the same. Your pre-requisites dictate which level you can aspire to.



The Master 200 + Yachtmaster Offshore = Master Limited

The Master 200 + Yachtmaster Offshore + Yachtmaster Ocean = Master Unlimited



The Master 200 qualification is legally recognised by more national authorities worldwide than the Yachtmaster qualification.

If you are a qualified Master 200 you are also qualified as an Officer of the Watch (OOW) on yachts up to 500 grt.

 The Master 200 qualification is a good lead in between the MCA/RYA Yachtmaster courses and the MCA Deck Officer Courses.

This is a complete home/at sea Distance Learning course which is a total preparation for the MCA Master 200 Oral Exam.



This course will take approximately 40 hours to complete in your own time and pace and you can do it anywhere in the world via our Ocean Training Blended Learning system. This has the great advantage that you will learn at home, at sea or wherever you are and will also have the services of 1 to 1 tuition via your tutor with e-mail and Skype



Practical MCA short courses in yellow, can be completed with OMT training 

For the Master 200 (restricted) you will need:

" MCA / RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence (sail or power)

" RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Certificate

" STCW'95 GMDSS Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)

" STCW '95 Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities

" STCW '95 Elementary First Aid and  Medical First Aid OR Medical Care 

" STCW '95 Fire Fighting

" STCW '95 Personal Survival Techniques 

" ENG1 Medical

" Minimum age 18

" HELM (Human Element Leadership & Management)


For the Master 200 (un-restricted) you will need all the above and the additional courses below.


  • MCA / RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence (sail or power)
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shore based Certificate/ MCA Ocean Certificate online training 
  • STCW'95 GMDSS General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
  • STCW '95  Medical First Aid  or Medical Care 



The course will consist of:

Ocean Training course - available online and also as a USB product.

375 Amazing Animations which really bring the learning messages home

Ocean Training Almanac

4 Charts

Ocean Training - Training Record Book

Full Tutor Support

Final Exam - This will prepare you for the MCA exams



  • Buoyage
  • Chartwork
  • Compass Work
  • Maintaining a Safe Navigational Watch
  • Safety
  • Passage Planning
  • Responses to Emergencies
  • Radar and ARPA
  • Marine Law
  • Electronic Navigation
  • Marine Business
  • Meteorology
  •  Pollution control (MARPOL)