Face to face Courses
Barry is a Master mariner and pilot with extensive experience of what examiners want to see. He works both independently as well as in partnership with Warsash Maritime Academy and offers both structured one-to-one and small group oral prep tuition sessions covering all the syllabus requirements.
At present, Barry primarily conducts the face to face courses from the Academy.
How long are the courses.
The full course with Barry is 35 hours.
The course can be spread over one week or over two weeks.
What is in the course?
The course comprises of an initial conversation to understand your knowledge at the start of the course, taking into consideration your background, experience and requirements. A bespoke learning pathway is then developed to ensure that all elements of the syllabus are covered at the pace that best suits your individual needs.
The course also includes, a consolidation and troubleshooting workshop session which lasts 3 hours, as well as a 2 hour mock exam to fine tune your exam technique.
Ad HOC Sessions
If you do not wish to complete a full course, we can on occasion offer fewer sessions if, for example, you only want to cover specific modules. However this is only if we have availability.
Benefits of face-to-face sessions
Barry provides structured orals prep tuition which can be tailored to your learning. Sessions cover all elements of the syllabus requirements to enable you to effectively pass your oral exams. Barry is an expert in his field and has consistently high pass rates from students who carry out the suggested number of prep hours.
Barry is an established teacher and mentor and his teaching methods can accommodate any candidate, no matter your preferred learning style, your current stage of learning, or your end goal.
All teaching is carried out in a concise, step-by-step manor to ensure you are learning at your own pace. Weaker topic areas are quickly established so that Barry can provide more support until you are confident on the subject.
Visual learners will thrive in this environment, thanks to Barry’s array of bold revision tools and resources which aim to further your understanding of topic content.
No matter what your first language, it is vital that you understand all the key terminology in the language your exam will be taken in- English! Barry accepts candidates from all over the world and aims to ensure you have a thorough understanding of all the subject matter before your exam.