Seaman Class II (Efficient Deckhand)

Seaman Class II (Efficient Deckhand)

Seaman Class II (Efficient Deckhand)


Seaman Class II (Efficient Deck Hand)


The aim of this course is to provide the training required to form part of a navigational watch in accordance with the STCW 95 Convention Section A-II/4 Table A-II/4 of the STCW Code.

Who would benefit?

This course is recommended for persons who are certified as Seaman Class IV and have gathered at least twelve months seatime experience aboard a merchant vessel.


The duration of this course is two (2) weeks. Classes are from 8:00am to 4:00pm. A combination of lectures sessions and hands-on demonstrations are used to deliver this course. One day of instruction will take place on board an oil tanker.


In this course you will learn the following:

  • Steering the ship and complying with helm orders
  • Keeping a proper look-out by sight and by hearing
  • Participating effectively in the execution of a safe watch
  • Operating emergency equipment and applying emergency procedures
  • Performing seamanship duties effectively and efficiently
  • An awareness of pollution and its detrimental effects on the environment


  • Module 1: Sea Survival Intermediate
  • Module 2: Marine Emergency Duties
  • Module 3: Nautical Knowledge (Deck)
  • Module 4: Seamanship
  • Module 5: Pollution Prevention


  • Not less that eighteen (18) years of age
  • Medically fit
  • Good eyesight in terms of colour, vision and form
  • Ability to read and write
  • Certificate of Competency as Seaman Class IV
  • Seatime aboard a merchant vessel


The Certification of Competency as Seaman Class 2 is awarded by the director of Maritime Services Division, Ministry of Works and Transport to candidates who are certified as a Seaman Class 4 and have successfully completed the above training course to the satisfaction of the director.

this course is recommended for seafarers with Class IV certification and a minimum of twelve months sea time on board a merchant vessel.

Possible Careers/job Titles: Supervisory positions on the deck e.g. Bosun or Mate.

Durations : 10 days

TT: 3000.00

US: 500.00

Code: EDH