General Engineering Science I – MCA - Course #450
This course is designed for those engineering candidates applying for their management level engineering certification through the MCA and preparing for the SQA Exam General Engineering Science I for Y2/Y1. Please take at the same as you take #451 whenever possible.
This course may also be beneficial to those ambitious mariners who would like to learn more about the subject matter or will be applying for this certificate in the future. The exam passing certificate is valid for three years whilst you obtain the remaining sea service. If you do not hold any certification at this time, we would recommend that you start with the Y4 level courses #442 through #445.
The syllabus for this course is defined by the MCA Exam Syllabus and includes exam preparatory style lectures on the below listed subjects as well as practice exams and general guidance. The pass rate is very high for candidates who have undertaken the recommended pre study. Register early for the course to get your course notes in advance. There are four days of teaching and on the fifth day you will take your SQA examination.
Mathematics / Arithmetic
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Written Exam is administered at MPT in a 2 hour prescribed format on the 9th day of the course.
General Engineering Science II starts during the General Engineering Science I course due the examination schedule set by the SQA.
We recommend taking both classes to ensure that you participated in all of the lectures applicable to each. They run concurrently.
Schedule: First Week: Mon-Fri & Second Week: Mon- Weds CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION