COASTAL NAVIGATION FOR VESSELS UP TO 500 GRT
The course covers the theoretical aspect of coastal navigation that needs to be acquired before practical chart work can be undertaken. It provides the fundamental knowledge required and teaches the basic principles of Navigation.
In this course you will learn how to safely navigate a vessel of 500 GRT and less in coastal waters, and will be able to form part of a navigational watch.
This course is recommended for any individual who wishes to enhance their knowledge in navigation or intends to form part of a navigational watch.
The duration of this course is twelve (12) weeks. Classes are from 8:00am to 4:00pm. A combination of lectures, demonstrations, videos and practical training aboard an open vessel is used in order to deliver this course.
No knowledge of navigation is needed prior to entry
Students who have been successful in the examination (theory and practical) will be granted a Certificate of Proficiency in Coastal Navigation for vessels up to 500 GRT sailing in coastal waters. This course is accredited by the International Maritime Organisation.
This course includes theoretical aspects of navigation, both day and night , chart work, practical navigation exercises at sea in coastal waters.
Possible Careers/Job Titles: Captains, Mates.
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.