STCW Management Level


The STCW Management Level course is structured modular and covers all competences as determined by the STCW 1978 convention and code, as amended.

  • Management level
    Table A-II/2 Specification of minimum standard of competence for masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more.

Only those who have obtained the STCW Operational Level can start the course. (More information: Entry requirements)

On successful completion of the STCW Management Level course the trainee will receive the required certificates to sail as first officer or captain on all ship types excluding tankers. (The course is recognized by the Belgian Federal Administration for Transport and Mobility). Keep in mind that in order to receive your certificate of competence you have to present your sailing time.

Due to the modular nature of the course, it is possible for the trainee to spread the course over several years.


Bie Van Deun
Vocational Training Coördinator
tel. 03-205 64 35