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MCA clarifies confusion regarding HELM courses

Due to recent communication we have received from seafarers, we (MCA) would like to clarify the following.

Seafarers completing a Chief Mate (Y) <3000gt Unlimited with Officer of the Watch (Y) <3000gt Unlimited must complete both HELM Management and HELM Operational.


For those who completed and met the qualifying conditions for Officer of the Watch (Y) <3000gt Unlimited before 31 August 2012 do not have to undertake HELM Operational. Therefore if now completing Chief Mate (Y) <3000 Unlimited will only have to complete HELM Management.