Deck Officer Skipper Full Certificate of Competency (Fishing)

COC-SKF

Programme Overview Programme Overview

This is a 9-week programme leading to the Department of Transport, Deck Officer Certificate of Competency Skipper Full (Fishing).  The programme consists of six subjects: Practical Navigation 1, Practical Navigation 2, Meteorology & Oceanography, Ship Stability & Ship Construction, Maritime Business & Law and Orals.


Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

To be scheduled.

 

Who is this Programme for

This programme is aimed at learners who wish to upgrade to the Department of Transport Deck Officer Certificate of Competency Skipper Full (Fishing). This qualification will enable successful participants to fish in all waters.

 

Locations

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

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

 

Duration

Directed hours:  279 hours in total consisting of 35 hours per week for 9 weeks.

Self-directed hours:  126 hours consisting of 12 hours per week for 9 weeks.

Total: 405 hours over a period of 9 weeks.

 

Training Methodology

Centre based face to face instruction

 

Certification

Skipper Full Certificate of Competency (Fishing).

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 19

Hold a Second Hand Full or a Skipper Limited Certificate of Competency, with 12 months sea time. 

A Seafarers Medical Certificate ENG 11, with approved eyesight test.

A Notice of Eligibility (NOE) is required to sit the written examinations.

 

Progression

On completion of a conversion course, the learner may obtain a Standards of Training Certificate and Watchkeeping (STCW) Officer of the Watch unlimited Certificate of Competency.

 

Employment Opportunities

This qualification will enable successful participants to fish in all waters.

 

Assessment

Department of Transport written & oral examinations.

 

Fees

Course fee – €200

Written exam fee – €276

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