Commercial Yachting 500 GT

Required prior knowledge

 

  • Officer up to 200 nautical miles out of the coast: yacht man certificate/yacht navigator certificate.
  • Master up to 200 nautical miles out of the coast: officer 200’ certificate.
  • Officer unlimited: yacht man certificate/yacht navigator certificate.
  • Master unlimited: officer unlimited certificate.

 

If the candidate does not possess a yacht man or yacht navigator certificate, he has to present a curriculum and/or sailing time certificates to the evaluation commission.
This commission will decide if the acquired knowledge is sufficient.

Candidates possessing certificates of training modules followed at other training centres, should provide a copy of these certificates to the evaluation commission. This commission will decide for which training modules the candidate can be granted exemption.

Before entering the training programme, every candidate has to pass a medical examination at Mediport  (Italiëlei 51, 2000 Antwerpen, tel. 03-225 00 15, www.mediport.be).
This examination is required to obtain the STCW Certificate of Competence and also to indicate that you are medically fit for the job..