|Basic Seamanship and Safe Boathandling – Liċenzja tad-Dgħajsa – Nautical Licence Course –
|Course Start and planned End Date
Start date: 13th May 2024
Theory lessons will be delivered during the week through Teams. Compulsory attendance required for all lectures.
Practical Exam – TBA
Mode of Delivery
|Theory Online – Practical Session – Face –to- Face
Theory Lecture Time
|17:00 till 20:00
Practical Lecture Time
8am till 14:30 [Exact exam times will be provided by the Institute for each applicant]
|Duration of course
TM Exam fees are not included in Application Fee,
Medical fitness certification needs to be submitted at our office prior to course commencement
Paying students need to pick-up their booklets from our offices
Transport Malta – Medical form link: https://www.transport.gov.mt/maritime/training-certification-unit/application-forms-for-the-issuance-of-a-nautical-licence-3761
Theory is delivered on-line on week-days, whilst the Practical Session is delivered on a Saturday by appointment in small numbers and fully compliant with the directives of the Health Authorities.
Interested applicants are reminder that places are always reserved on a first-come first-served basis. The next course start will be communicated after sufficient applicants have confirmed their booking.
*Fee Excludes Transport Malta Examination Fee*
*A copy of the medical form needs to be sent to us on [email protected] when paying for the course*
*The ORIGINAL medical form needs to be presented at TM offices when applying for the exam.*
*A 100% attendance record is necessary and not negotiable, even in cases of medical emergencies*
*At the end of the course, candidates will be called for their Practical Test. A Completion Letter will be issued by the College upon successful completion of the Practical Test and 100% attendance.*
*The Completion Letter is required to apply for a Transport Malta Nautical Licence Oral Examination to drive a power driven vessel. The successful outcome of the Oral Examination administered by Transport Malta Examiners by appointment is then used by the successful candidates to apply for the physical Transport Malta Nautical Licence (similar to a Driving Licence).*
Units covered during the course are:
Seamanship and Safety
Intern. Regulations / Lights
Course is open to candidates from 16 years and over, but in order to obtain this nautical licence from TM, applicants must be 18 years of age.
When applying on-line, you are affirming that in SECTION 9 – Certification of the Transport-Malta-Template Fitness Certificate, your Medical Practitioner endorsing this same Certificate has certified you as Fit To Operate A Motor Vessel.
If you wish to book in person at our offices at MCAST Paola – 1st Floor – Student House, you need to present your Certificate to allow staff taking your booking to ascertain this requirement has been met.
An Original Certificate will be requested by Transport Malta when applying for the Nautical Licence. Every applicant therefore is fully responsible to provide Transport Malta with the duly completed and endorsed Original Fitness Certificate as and when required.
Therefore, any person who wishes to send a booking by post should NOT send the original certificate to accompany the Application Form.
Any copies of Certificates received at our offices will be destroyed immediately upon confirmation that your Medical Practitioner has Certified and endorsed you as Fit To Operate A Motor Vessel in SECTION 9 – Certification of the Transport-Malta-Template Fitness Certificate (download the Fitness Certificate from the link below).