According to STCW A-II/1
Officer in charge of navigational watch on ship of 500 GT or more
Since Its establishment, our school has been offering education to future seamen and sea women with so-called nautical technician program. This school program gives essential knowledge and skills for jobs such as a deck officer and master.
The program Includes general and professional subjects whose aim Is to enable future seamen to navigate safely any kind of ship all the seas of the world. Our school offers good general and vocational education, raises students in good values and enriches them with excursions and new experiences.
Classes are conducted in well-equipped classrooms, on navigation and mechanical engineering simulators, in our boathouse and on different school's vessels (rowing, sailing and motor boats) on the sea. Modules, which deal with search, rescue and survival issues, are carried out on the sea In different seasons throughout the year.
After three years of studying, students serve apprenticeship on board either on an ocean-going ship or a ship of coastal navigation. Once vocational matura exam done and a year apprenticeship finished, students take a special exam and become deck officers. Now they can choose to work on various ships. Our school also organizes internationally recognized courses and trainings.
The program qualifies also for other jobs that are connected with maritime Industry as well as prepares students for further (higher) education.