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Philip Ashton

Programme Leader for SQA External Examinations

Philip Ashton


Philip has spent 12 years at sea, during which time he was responsible for navigation.

Expert In...

• stability
• chart-work
• tides
• sailings
• celestial
• navigation

Courses I Teach

Qualifications and Accolades

Merchant Mariner

Industry Background

My professional career was spent with Blue Star Shipping.

Professional Activities

• teaching and learning
• helping students to achieve

Why B&FC?

We have dedicated and helpful staff who go beyond their call of duty.