The able seafarer deck (COP-Deck) course is designed to train seafarers who sailed onboard in deck department, to upgrade their level of knowledge and skills.
This training programme will enable the seafarers who sailed onboard, to qualify with recognized qualification as per STCW 1978 convention as amended as an ABLE SEAFARER DECK. The aim of this course is to meets the mandatory minimum requirements for the knowledge understanding and proficiency specified in STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5 for the following functions.
- While qualified to serve as a rating forming part of a navigational watch, have completed approved seagoing service in the deck department of; Not less than 18 months without a Training Record Book (TRB) ,Not less than 12 months with a Training Record Book (TRB).
- Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.