Able Seaman – SSTVE 8340.01.61.00-2014

Able Seaman
  • Students: 25
  • Duration: 12 weeks

Able Seaman course

Program of the course “Able Seaman”:                                                                                                             

  1. General professional training.
  2. Professional-theoretical training includes:
  • Marine practice;
  • Navigation watch at auxiliary level;
  • Ships Carrying Dangerous and Hazardous Substances and stevedorage;
  • Electric equipment of ships and its maintenance;
  • English (professional vocabulary);
  • Occupational safety and health;
  • Personal safety and social responsibilities;
  • Accident prevention;
  • Professional and practical training.

Technical base:


  • Marine practice and bases of navigation;
  • Ship’s architecture;
  • Occupational safety and health;
  • Life-saving appliances;
  • Firefighting;
  • First aid;
  • English language and information technology.

Rigging shop                 

Simulator-assisted practical training: 

  • Use of life-saving appliances;
  • Firefighting;
  • integrated system imitating navigational bridge.

Groups of less than 25 students. The study can be organized in the morning and in the afternoon.
The course lasts 12 weeks including 6 weeks of sailing practice.

Documents issued:

  • Students who have successfully completed the full course of education get the State certificates with obligatory entering details into the State Register.
  • The Certificate of a qualified professional with qualification “Seamen ” with qualification assignment “Able Seaman”.

State authorities which have approved the training of qualified workers according to the State Standard of study of the SSTVE 8340.01.61.00-2014:

  • Ministry of education and science, youth and sports of Ukraine;
  • Ministry of labour and social policy of Ukraine;
  • Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine;
  • Inspection on training and certification of seafarers of Ukraine.

Demands to the students entering the course of “Able Seaman”:

  • Education – not less than complete secondary one;
  • Passport of the citizen of Ukraine;
  • Residence permit;
  • Work experience aboard ships as an able-bodied sailor not less than 12 months;
  • Foreign Passport or seaman’s passport;
  • Medical certificate 086;
  • 3 photos 3×4, matte, no corner.