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STCW Approved Training

General Purpose Rating Course (Combined Study: Able Seafarer Deck and Engine)

Combined Study as an Able Seafarer Deck and Able Seafarer Engine

Course Description: The objective of running the course is to supply properly-trained and qualified personnel to fulfil the manpower demand of the marine industry, and to meet the local and international training standards for general purpose ratings. Besides, the course also provides opportunities for young people who prefer to choose alternative routes for their career development. The General Purpose Rating fulfils both duties as an Able Seafarer Engine and Able Seafarer Deck.

Duration: 20 Days

Entry Requirements: None

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course:

  • Assist with navigation at the support level
  • Handle and stow cargo and / or catch (fish)  at the support level
  • Assist with shipboard operations and care for persons on board at the support level
  • Assist with mooring, towing, berthing and anchoring at the support level
  • Assist with marine engineering watch-keeping duties at support level
  • Assist with bunkering and liquid transfers at the support level
  • Follow safe electrical electronic and control engineering processes at the support level
  • Provide maintenance and repair on board ship at th support level
  • Carry out designated security duties and contingency plans at the support level

Additional Requirements: None

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments. Certificate valid for a life-time.

Price: Please request our Price List (light lunch included)

This Course is Only Available at the Following Training Centres:

St. Helena Bay | Port Elizabeth

Due to available facilities and infrastructure at our various training centres, courses and course prices may vary.


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