Publications and Documents

Documents and Publications

The following documents and publications will be extensively used during tutorials and/or SQA Revision Courses towards OOW and Chief Mates / Masters SQA examinations.

All documents reproduced here are sourced from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) as well as the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) who administer examinations on behalf of the MCA.

Navigation

SQA Nautical Almanac

Reproduced by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) from The Admiralty Nautical Almanac and Reed’s Nautical Almanac with permission from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office.

This is an abbreviated version of the full Nautical Almanac and will be required by OOW and Chief Mates students studying to sit their Navigation SQA examination.

SQA Tide Table – UK & Ireland 

Extracts from Tide Tables (including Tide Stream Tables). For use in Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) & profession Merchant Navy examinations. This is an abbreviated version of the full Tide Tables and will be required by OOW and Chief Mates students studying to sit their Navigation SQA examination.

Not for navigation use.

SQA Tide Table – Pacific & Atlantic Oceans

Extracts from Tide Tables (including Tide Stream Tables). For use in Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) & profession Merchant Navy examinations. This is an abbreviated version of the full Tide Tables and will be required by OOW and Chief Mates students studying to sit their Navigation SQA examination.

Not for navigation use.

SQA/MCA Navigation formulae sheet 

Navigation formulae used in Officer of the Watch (OOW) and Chief Mates/Masters Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Navigation examinations.

032-73 – Navigation Past Chief Mates / Masters examination papers

Recent past Navigation examination papers administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for those studying at Mates / Masters level.

SHIP STABILITY

SQA Ship Stability Data Sheets (Ship A)

Ship stability data sheets for use in exercises and examinations administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). These are limited extracts from the original ship data.

Students writing their Mates / Masters SQA examinations will be provided with this when sitting their Stability and Structures examination. Those students attempting the OOW level Stability and Operations paper will only be provided with relevant extracts (usually just the Hydrostatic Particulars) in the examination.

NEW ** SQA Ship Stability Data Sheets (Ship B)

Ship stability data sheets for use in exercises and examinations administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). These are limited extracts from the original ship data.

SQA/MCA Stability formulae and Accepted abbreviations

Stability formulae and accepted abbreviations used in Officer of the Watch (OOW) and Chief Mates / Masters examinations administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). examinations

032-74 – Stability and Structure Chief Mates / Masters – Past examination papers

Recent past Stability examination papers administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for those studying at Mates / Masters level.

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