Passenger Boat Proficiency

DTO-PBP

Programme Overview Programme Overview

The aim of this course is to qualify persons to be in command of a passenger boat from

P1 – P6 -12 persons.


Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

To be scheduled.

 

Who is this Programme for

Person(s) who wish to skipper a small passenger vessel.

 

Locations

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal.

This programme can also be delivered throughout Ireland in BIM’s mobile Coastal Training Units (CTU’s).

 

Duration

35 directed hours (5 days full-time).

 

Training Methodology

Classroom based, and practical instruction on a suitable vessel.

 

Certification

Department of Transport Passenger Boat Certificate of Proficiency – Category A Commercial Endorsement.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Employment Opportunities

On successful completion of the programme, and having the ancillary courses required, a learner is certified to be a skipper of a small passenger boat .

Ancillary courses required are as follows;

 

Assessment

Written and practical examinations.

 

Fees

€500

Grant Aid

Please contact Kathy Cullimore for more information  kathy.cullimore@bim.ie  on +353 1 2144283.


 

For more information contact

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Cork)

Castletownbere, Co Cork

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Donegal)

Greencastle, Co Donegal

Mobile Coastal Training Units

CTUs