Boat Master

Boatmaster Grade 1 –¬†Book Online

This course covers the minimum training recommended for the trainee to achieve a Qualification to serve as Master on a commercial vessel of less than 24 metres in length. This certificate does not include an engineering qualification. Applicants who intend to act as both Master and Engineer of a vessel 12-24 metres will need to hold an appropriate Engine Driver certificate.

Operating Limits
On Commercial Vessels within ports, internal and territorial waters of Malta.

Entry Standards
Trainees should be over nineteen (19) years of age, be in possession of a valid General Purpose Hand Certificate, a current approved First Aid Certificate, an approved Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate, a Marine Radio Operator Certificate, and a Notice of Eligibility issued by Transport Malta. In addition candidates are to have twenty four (24) months appropriate Sea Service.

Boatmaster Grade 2 – Book Online

This course covers the minimum training recommended for the trainee to achieve a Dual qualification to act as Master and/or Engineer of vessels less than 12 metres in length and with engines up to 250 kW

Operating Limits
On Commercial Vessels within ports, internal and territorial waters of Malta.

Entry Standards
Trainees should be over eighteen (18) years of age, be in possession of a valid General Purpose Hand Certificate, a current approved First Aid Certificate, an approved Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate, a Marine Radio Operator Certificate, and a Notice of Eligibility issued by Transport Malta. In addition candidates are to have twelve (12) months appropriate Sea Service.
A certificate will be issued by Transport Malta on successful completion of the course and an Oral and Practical assessment.