Proficiency in Medical Care

MCA Approved Ship Captain's Medical Care Course

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Our 5 day MCA Approved Proficiency in Medical Care course is held monthly at the Manone Academy.

Course Overview

The Manone Academy’s 5 day MCA Proficiency in Medical Care Course is for seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship and for those requiring certificates of competency. On completion students will have sufficient knowledge of medical stores and equipment on board to be able to achieve the learning outcomes which are:

Outcome 1: The learner understands how to participate in the coordinated provision of medical care to a person on board.

Outcome 2: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an ill person on board.

Outcome 3: The learner is able to assess and provide care to an injured casualty on board.

Officers applying for chief mate / master CoC for the first time must hold a Proficiency in Medical Care certificate not older than five years.

Course Information


This course is run over 5 consecutive days, from 09:00 – 17:00

The course is delivered at the Manone Academy in the Wirral.

The total cost of the MCA Proficiency in Medical Care is £695 + VAT per person. Group discounts are available, please contact us. The cost of the course includes:

  • MCA approved certification valid for 5 years
  • Course Materials
  • Paramedic tutor
  • Online annual update training

This course is run every month at our academy. Please contact us to book your preferred training date.

Delegates attending this course are required to be at least 16 years old and to hold one of the following certificates as proof of prerequisite training.

  • Proficiency in Medical First Aid on Board Ship reference STCW Code Section A-VI/4 -1
  • Proficiency in Medical Care on Board reference STCW Code Section A-VI/4 –2
  • Updated Proficiency Medical Care on Board reference STCW Code Section A-VI/4 –2

NB: Please note that the First Aid at Sea and the Ship Captains Medical certificates that predate STCW95 training are NOT accepted as prerequisites. If you are unsure that the certificate you hold is an acceptable one please contact us to check before attending the course.

Why choose this course?


Manone Academy is an MCA approved and accredited training provider, as such we offer our learners nationally recognised qualifications that support your professional development.


Our academy is open 7 days a week every day of the year. We run this course every month at our academy, if you have a group of 3 or more learners we can run this course on any date which suits you. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


At the Manone Academy, all of our instructors are experienced paramedics, meaning you’ll learn from the leading experts of pre-hospital care.

Enquire about this course

If you’d like to book your place on our MCA Proficiency in Medical Care Course, please contact our training team on 01515580999 option 2.