The Deck Officer program is a field of study that mixes the ancient techniques in navigation with the latest technology in the Maritime industry. At Nautical Studies Department, each academic program emphasizes hands-on experiences that expand on your classroom learning. Our Diploma and Bachelor degrees will enable you to implement the knowledge you gain through your study into future jobs. As a Deck Officer, you can grow within a shipping company from Officer in Charge of the Navigation Watch to Captain on a large ocean-going vessel. This great responsibility requires a thorough education and training.
During your education and training as a Deck Officer, you will learn to navigate, manoeuvre and in more general terms, to operate a ship. This includes safety courses like firefighting and lifesaving, cargo handling and stability of the ship, but also environmental and quality issues. The program is based on international standards and regulations and fully comply with IMO and STCW requirements. The academic program can lead to obtaining the professional Certificates of Competency of Officer on Watch, Chief Mate and Master Mariner issued by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Award: Diploma/Bachelor of Science in Nautical Studies (Deck Officer).
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SIMULATOR LAB GMDSS training station training center
During your study you will be trained on state-of-the-art, full mission bridge simulators, in order to prepare you for a professional career at sea in the best possible manner. On the simulator you will learn to operate all the different instruments. This training is an excellent preparation for safe watch-keeping when you start working for a shipping company.