Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy is pleased to announce that the next Boatmaster Course will start on 23rd May 2021 and is now available for booking via our website using the “Course Booking” button.
The Boatmaster Course will provide the candidate with an FMA (Federal maritime Authority of the UAE) Approved STCW (International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) compliant qualification to sail as Master on small commercial vessel up to 200 Gross Tons operating in the near coastal area.
This will give the holder access to employment in the maritime sector with an internationally recognised qualification.
The course is open to both high school leavers and experienced seafarers who meet the entry requirements (proof of which must be submitted when booking a place on the course) as follows:
For experienced seafarers, in order to be exempt for the post-course sea time requirement, they must show proof of 36 months sea time. This can be either a seaman’s book or a testimonial from the employer stating all dates of joining/leaving vessels.
The course duration will be advised at the time of booking and is dependent on the qualifications held.
The duration at the Academy is between 5 and 7 weeks for which a charge of AED 3 750.00 + Vat per week is applicable.
The Sea Time requirements for the qualification are:
Places are limited and early booking is recommended to secure a place on the course.
For further enquiries, and to learn about our flexible delivery options, please contact us at Maritime.Training@adports.ae
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