Become a navigator officer

We value a pragmatic approach, so in 2.5 years we will prepare you for the financially attractive job of a navigator officer. During this time, you will be able to complete a 12-month compulsory internship that will cover as much as 90% of tuition fees - sounds promising, right?

For whom?

A direction you don't have to worry about a job.

Are you graduating from high school and considering your career? Are you looking for a well-paid job? You can stop! Navigator Officer is a field proven and appreciated by many of our graduates.


Professional prospects

Having obtained the navigator's officer diploma, you can start working on a ship as:


III Officer

Safety Oficer (3/O)

Earnings from € 3,500 / month



II Officer

Medical Officer (2 / O)

Earnings from € 3600 / month

Responsibilities

What does an officer navigator do?

Regardless of the job position (III Officer - 3 / O or II Officer - 2 / O), he always acts as a watch officer - he takes responsibility for the ship, crew and cargo.

Sea watch

  • navigating the ship
  • responsibility for any unforeseen situations
  • determining the ship's position on the navigational chart

Traditional watch hours

III Officer: 8:00-12:00, 20:00-24:00
II Officer: 0:00-4:00, 12:00-16:00

Harbor watch

  • proper balancing of the ship (using ballasts and arranging cargo in holds)
  • responsibility for unloading and loading

Traditional watch hours

III Officer: 0:00-8:00, 16:00-24:00
II Officer: 0:00-8:00, 16:00-24:00

Moreover, depending on the decision of the shipowner or the captain, the officers play the role of:

Safety Ofifcer

Person responsible for the care of fire-fighting and life-saving equipment (life boats and rafts). Equipment inspection and record keeping.

Medical officer

A person trained to undertake medical rescue operations and, if necessary, to use the assistance of a land physician through Medical Radio.

GMDSS operator

A person who takes care of radio equipment, periodically tests devices and maintains documentation related to communication (GMDSS Log Book).


An attractive future awaits.

By completing additional courses, you can be promoted and work as:

I Officer

earnings from € 5000 / month

An additional requirement is, inter alia, a senior officer diploma.

 

Captain

earnings from € 7,000 / month

An additional requirement is a senior officer diploma and a captain's diploma.

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Recruitment

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FAQ

After receiving the documents, the School Secretariat will contact you to arrange an online interview. The conversation will take place via the Click Meeting platform, to which you will receive a link and instructions, and the possibility of arranging a convenient time for a tour around our facility.

No! With us, you have a much shorter path to your goal and a prestigious profession. You do not have to graduate from university, you do not even have to pass a high school diploma. You only need to finish high school and with our help you will become a Merchant Navy Officer in just two and a half years. The only way to get to your dream job is an exam before the CMKE Central Examination Board, for which we will prepare you well.

This is not required. If you have any doubts about your health, check the contraindications for working at sea here, or visit a doctor authorized to issue marine certificates. Our students prepare a health certificate for the seaman's book between the first and second semester.