Home Archived Pages › You are here


What is your Language? (Select to translate)

Lowestoft College and Great Yarmouth College have been merged to form East Coast College. Please visit the East Coast College Section.

LOWESTOFT COLLEGE

Lowestoft College is a Further Education college in Lowestoft, Suffolk and is affiliated to University of Suffolk through which it offers a range of Higher Education degree courses. The College works with two school partnerships, North Suffolk and Lowestoft, delivering vocational training in Lowestoft and also at Halesworth in the North Suffolk Skills Centre. Adult community outreach provision is delivered in the Somerleyton, Beccles, Southwold and Leiston areas.

Lowestoft College is one of the UK's leading providers of maritime training to the shipping and off-shore oil industries. The maritime college is an integral part of Lowestoft College Campus delivers first class training to seafarers and offshore personnel. The college offers progression for those wishing to advance their career and can take officers through to chief mate and other seamanship qualifications.

Lowestoft College is a UK Border Agency (UKBA) highly trusted student sponsor. The college also is a Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) in Offshore Technology. CoVE status has been awarded by the Learning & Skills Council (LSC) to support the development of new and existing training programs. The college conducts training approved by Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Training Programs


Maritime Courses

  • 5 Day STCW Basic Certificate Program
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (Basic Sea Survival) STCW
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities STCW
  • Elementary First Aid - STCW
  • Medical Care Aboard Ship and Refresher – STCW
  • Medical First Aid Aboard Ship – STCW
  • ERRV Command and Control
  • Bridge Team Management (To IMO Model Course 1.22)
  • Bridge Resource Management (To IMO Model Course 1.32)
  • Advanced Petroleum (OIL) Tanker Training
  • Tanker Familiarisation
  • Dynamic Positioning Induction
  • Dynamic Positioning Simulator (Advanced)
  • Introduction to Dynamic Positioning
  • HELM Operational
  • HELM Management
  • Officer of the Watch (Deck) STCW REG II/1 (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency
  • Chief Mate/Master STCW REG II/2 (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency
  • Master Unlimited STCW REG II/2 Oral Exam Preparation Course
  • CAA Offshore Operators Certificate
  • GMDSS General Operator Certificate (GOC)
  • RYA Short Range Certificate (VHF)
  • GMDSS Restricted Operator Certificate (ROC)
  • Shipboard Safety Officer
  • Shipboard Security Officer
  • Proficiency for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • ECDIS
  • Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) Operational
  • Marine Transfer Training
  • Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

Electrical Courses

  • 17th Edition of BS:7671 IEE Wiring Regulations (Amendment 3)
  • CompEx Full EX01-04
  • CompEx Refresher EX01-04
  • Certificate in the Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection of Electrical Installations
  • In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing)

Offshore Renewables Courses

  • Offshore Wind Emergency Response
  • Offshore Wind Emergency Management
  • Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training
  • GWO Sea Survival module
  • Marine Transfer Training
  • Master Mariner 200gt Limited Oral Preparation

Oil and Gas Courses

  • Control Room Operator Emergency Response
  • Control Room Operator Emergency Response (Refresher)
  • Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) Controlling Emergencies
  • OIM Controlling Emergencies (Refresher)
  • OIM Controlling Emergencies (NUI endorsement)
  • Major Emergency Management for Shore Base Emergency Control Centres
  • ERRV Command and Control
  • Assessing (Intensive Offshore Oil and Gas) Level 3
  • Internal Quality Assurer/Verifier (IV) Level 4
  • Leading the Internal Quality Assurance Processes (IV)
  • Unit Upgrade for Leading the Internal Quality Assurance Processes (IV)
  • Update Training for Offshore Oil and Gas, Assessors Trained to D32, D33 or A1
  • Vocational Assessment Qualification Level 3

Health, Safety and First Aid Courses

  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Elementary First Aid – STCW
  • Medical Care Aboard Ship and Refresher – STCW
  • Medical First Aid Aboard Ship – STCW
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (FAIB)
  • First Aid at Work Initial and Requalification
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Paediatric Emergency First Aid
  • COSHH Assessor
  • COSHH Awareness
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • IOSH Working Safely

Lowestoft College and Great Yarmouth College have been merged to form East Coast College. Please visit the East Coast College Section.

3.3125 1 1 1 1 1 (8 Votes)