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Apprenticeship training course

Marine pilot (level 5)

Safely navigating vessels from sea to berth or berth to sea within the ports jurisdiction.

Qualification level
5
Equivalent to higher national diploma (HND).
Typical duration
30 months
Apprenticeship category
Transport and logistics
Maximum funding
£18,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Plan an Act of Pilotage
  • Embark and Disembark a vessel whilst underway and whilst alongside
  • Assess standards on the piloted vessel
  • Work effectively with the bridge team
  • Liaise and communicate within the port jurisdiction, including correct use of the vessels communication and navigational equipment.
  • Safely transit the pilotage district
  • Manoeuvre vessels in harbours and their approaches
  • Respond to problems and emergency situations
  • Manage personal & professional conduct & development

Full information on Marine pilot (level 5) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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