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UK Harbour Master Certificate

The only MCA-recognised Harbour Master Course that follows the National Occupational Standards for Harbour Masters, offered by LJMU for the UK Harbour Masters’ Association.

  • a modern correspondence course comprising sixteen practical units with eighteen months to complete, followed by an oral examination conducted by serving harbour masters
  • we have a 100% pass rate: every candidate who has completed the written course has gone on to pass the oral examination and has been awarded the Harbour Master Certificate
  • our course is recognised by industry professionals as being of the most value to them for practical harbour-mastering
  • perfect for learning on the job and exploring every aspect of the National Occupational Standards and the Port Marine Safety Code and its associated Guide to Good Practice
  • the only harbour master qualification that is recognised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  • the only harbour master qualification for professionals, by professionals

Course Dates

  • candidate intakes every September, January, March – spaces are currently available
  • introductory Days are held for every new intake:
    • 8 September 2020
    • 12 January 2021
    • 9 March 2021

Download the course information leaflet

Download the Certificate booking form

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