BOAT MASTER GRADE III
This course and its contents are based on the S.C.V. Code (Small Commercial Vessel Code). The syllabus and model training course has been prepared by the I.M.O. (International Maritime Organization) for vessels in the Caribbean.
The students will develop skills in seamanship, boat handling, basic navigation, meteorology, communication, emergency procedures and small engine repair.
The course is designed for mariners who operate open vessels in protected waters.
Duration of this course is 10 days, classes are from 08:00 to 16:00 hrs. and includes a one day diesel engine maintenance and troubleshooting session. A combination of lectures, demonstrations, models and videos will be utilized.
This course is modular and consists of the following:
All participants must complete full course hours to receive a certificate of completion.
– PLEASE WALK WITH A COMPLETE CHANGE OF CLOTHING AND SNEAKERS EVERY DAY ALONG WITH A HAT AND PAIR OF SUNGLASSES. IF POSSIBLE PLEASE WALK WITH YOUR OWN PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE OR LIFE JACKET. IF NOT ONE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOU.
Upon successful completion of all training requirements, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Institute and will be eligible to receive a License of Boat Master Grade III from the Maritime Services Division.
After completion of this course, a written evaluation will be administered to ascertain feedback from all participants. Your comments are greatly appreciated as they can help us improve our service.
Entry requirements for course to be considered
1 - Gather Documents
Gather required documents and get scanned copies of each document.
Once your application is completed and approved, an officer will contact you regarding attending the class
Attend all the scheduled classes and pass exams
You can apply online, call or come in to our offices for information.
Caribbean Fisheries Training and Development Institute
Western Main Road, Chaguaramas,
Telephone: (868) 634-4276/1635
Courses are delivered via blended learning. Practical classes are taught physically on location at the institute and theory classes are provided online.
No. Once you meet the basic requirements for entry you will be able to qualify.
Yes and parking is free.
"Providing Training in the Maritime & Fishing Industry"
An Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries.