Passenger Boat Proficiency
The aim of this course is to qualify persons to be in command of a passenger boat from
P1 – P6 -12 persons.
NFCI Castletownbere, Co Cork
NFCI Greencastle, Co Donegal
Valentia Co. Kerry – Coastal Training Unit (CTU1)
Killybegs Co. Donegal – Coastal Training Unit (CTU1)
Doolin Co. Clare – Coastal Training Unit (CTU1)
Burtonport Co. Donegal – Coastal Training Unit (CTU1)
Person(s) who wish to skipper a small passenger vessel.
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).
35 directed hours (5 days full-time).
Classroom based, and practical instruction on a suitable vessel.
Department of Transport Passenger Boat Certificate of Proficiency – Category A Commercial Endorsement.
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;
Written and practical examinations.