Boatswain – SSTVE 8340.Н.50.00-2016

  • Students: 20
  • Duration: 11 weeks

Boatswain course

Program of the course “Boatswain”:                                                                                                

General professional training.

  • Basis of the ship navigation;
  • Vessel`s installations and and their maintenance;
  • Marine practice;
  • Basis of the maritime shipping and cargo works;
  • English (professional vocabulary);
  • Occupational safety and health;
  • Personal safety and social responsibilities;
  • Professional and practical training.

Technical base:


  • Marine practice and basis of the ship navigation;
  • Occupational safety and health;
  • Life-saving appliances;
  • Firefighting;
  • First aid;
  • English language and information technology.


  • Paint shop;
  • Rigging shop.

Simulator-assisted practical training:

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

Groups of less than 20 students. The study can be organized in the morning and in the afternoon.
The course lasts 11 weeks including 5 weeks of sailing practice.

Those who have successfully completed the full course of education get the standard certificates with obligatory entering details into the State Register.

The Certificate of a qualified professional with qualification “Boatswain”.            

State authorities which have approved the training of qualified workers according to the State Standard of study of the SSTVE 8340.Н.50.00-2016:

  • 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 of the course “Boatswain”:                                                                             

  • Document of technical and vocational education with qualification as a “Ordinary sailor”;
  • Passport of the citizen of Ukraine;
  • Residence permit;
  • Work experience aboard ships as an ordinary sailor not less than 12 months;
  • Foreign Passport or seaman’s passport;
  • Medical certificate 086;
  • 3 photos 3×4, matte, no corner.