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Commercial Vessels Regulations Mate Master Combined

Course Info

Duration 120 hours
Accreditation by Transport Malta

Course Description

The Commercial Vessel Regulations – Mate/Master (restricted) training programme is designed for candidates interested in progressing further in their career and obtaining a qualification to serve as Mate on a commercial vessels of 24 metres in length and over; Master on a commercial vessel of less than 50 metres in length operating within Maltese ports and the internal and territorial waters of Malta.

Course Structure

  • Plan and Conduct Safe Navigation
  • Maintain a Safe Navigational Watch
  • Ship Handling and Manoeuvring
  • Emergency Response
  • Compliance with Pollution Prevention Requirements
  • Seaworthiness, safety and security
  • Legislative Requirements

Participants may be eligible for the Malta Enterprise 70% rebate through the Get Qualified Scheme.


1. Applicant must have at least 24 months appropriate service – Notice of Eligibility
2. Be in possession of a BoatMaster Grade 1 Certificate.

Class Limitations

The Class Size is limited to 12 persons. Minimum number of participants: 5


The course will be delivered by experienced lecturers at MMRTC.


All examination papers and final certification will be issued by Transport Malta on the basis of Commercial Vessels Regulations S.L.499.23

* Important Note

Upon completion of course, participants will need to apply with Transport Malta to sit for 2 Written Exams and 1 Oral Exam. Examination Fee – €95.

Ancillary courses required

1. Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (STCW A-VI/2).
2. Training in Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW A-VI/3).
3. Proficiency in Medical First Aid (STCW A-VI/4-1).
4. GMDSS Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC).

More information:

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