Navigational Control Course (Fishing)


Programme Overview Programme Overview

To promote command decision-making based on data supplied by navigational instruments, a full appreciation of system errors, a thorough understanding of the operational aspects of modern navigation systems and effective bridge team work.

Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

NFCI Castletownbere, Co Cork

NFCI Greencastle, Co Donegal


Who is the Programme for



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

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


Duration and Timetable

This course is delivered over 10 days (full time).


Training Methodology

This course is classroom based, and utilising ship simulators.



Department of Transport certificate of Navigation Command and Control.


Entry Requirements



Essential ancillary course for Second Hand Full candidate to upgrade their Certificate of Competency to Skipper Limited, and to enable a Skipper Full candidate to obtain a Certificate of Competency.


Employment Opportunities

This programme is essential to obtain Skipper Limited & Skipper Full Certificates of Competency which provide employment opportunities as a Skipper.



Continual practical assessment throughout the programme.




Grant Aid

Please contact Kathy Cullimore for more information  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