MGN 8: Guidance on education and training schemes for seafarers

This Document (MGN 8) gives information for seafarers wishing to gain certification via Vocational Qualification (VQ) or Written Examination Routes.


MGN 8 (M): Training and Certification Guidance - Part 8 Education and Training Schemes

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Notice to:

  • all owners
  • engineer officers
  • trainee engineers
  • those concerned with maritime training.

The amendments to MGN 8 are:

Replacement of section 10.1 to give clarification of the training requirements for Engineer Officer candidates not following an approved Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) training programme

Updated information on the Index to Parts of the training and certification series of guidance notes

Updated list of maritime and coastguard agency (MCA) marine office contact details.

Published 28 April 2000