As of March 2017 these are the places I have found out about who offer the Marine Cookery Assessment for the Ship’s Cook Certificate for superyachts. Note that there are many other centres around the world who offer the original ships cook certificate of competency training for commercial ships which […]

Where can I do the Marine Cookery Assessment for the ...

NEW ZEALAND For chefs trained in NZ see and also

Maritime New Zealand – Ships’ Cook Certificate (SCC)

Entier’s Training Academy in Westhill, Aberdeen is the only Marine Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved centre in the North of Scotland. Delivered in our bespoke training kitchen, attendees will benefit from accredited training in a modern, state of the art facility. This qualification takes place under the supervision of our Executive […]

Entier – Aberdeen based SCC

NEW min ISSUED TO REPLACE MIN 513 (M)  Note that MCA has updated MIN 513 (M) which expired in Sep 2016 and the new one is MIN 531 (M) which can be found at This is the latest update on food hygiene quals from MCA. If your food hygiene qual is listed here […]

NEW UPDATE: Recognised qualifications in food hygiene or food safety ...

Good news for chefs who have quals that match what MCA will accept as Accredited Prior Learning.. Tante Marie outlines on their website what options are open to chefs. You might only have to pay £240 to just do the written exam if your quals and level 2 hygiene cert are […]

Accredited Prior Learning – Tante Marie and the MCA

Tante Marie Culinary Academy to offer Assessment in Marine Cookery for Ship’s Cook Certificate of Competency in line with new MCA legislation For full information visit their website at Leading UK culinary academy Tante Marie is delighted to announce they are to launch the Assessment in Marine Cookery. A […]

Tante Marie Culinary Academy to offer Assessment in Marine ...

About the assessment: We offer a an approved Certificate of Competency as a Ships Cook it takes 12 weeks full time at college 2×6 week with work experience in between. To chefs with chef qualifications …  However if someone has proven experience in the industry and an appropriate food hygiene certificate but […]

City of Glasgow & Ship’s Cook Certificate Assessment

13.6.16: Yachtwork have stopped doing SCC assessments .  See Glasgow, South Shields and Secrets de Cuisine pages for info on their offerings. more as soon as I get the info .. Efrem  

Yachtwork Portsmouth stop SCC for yachts

SHIPS COOK CERTIFICATE: SOUTH SHIELDS COLLEGE? What was doing their course like? A chef shares his experience… As with a coin there are two sides and the same goes for the ship’s cook certificate: you can either pay Secrets de Cuisine (Bluewater) more money and do it in Antibes in […]


If you are working on an Isle of Man flagged yacht and were wondering about ship’s cook certificate implications here is all you need to know.. The Isle of Man MLN 3.2 states in detail all guidance related to this.. it relates to yachts with 6 or more seafarers working […]

Ships Cook Certificate and Isle of Man? Update!