THE INSPECTORATE FOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION OF SEAFARERS

The Seafarers Training and Inspection Inspectorate has introduced electronic filing of seafarers’ documents in order to confirm their qualification with the State Qualification Commission using software. Due to the introduction of quarantine in the whole territory of Ukraine by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from March 12, 2020 to April 3, 2020, examinations of commanders and shipboard ships at the State Qualification Commissions will be held in videoconference mode.

ABOUT INSPECTION

Over the past years, from the day of its establishment, the Inspectorate for Training and Certification of Seafarers (ITCS) has performed a large amount of work to improve the national system of training and certification of seafarers, and to develop regulatory framework complying with the international requirements.

THE MAIN TASKS OF THE ITCS ARE

Analysis of national and international experience in the field of training, assessment of competence and certification of crew members on seagoing merchant vessels

Proficiency endorsement for seafarers at permanent state qualification commissions (SQC) and also endorsements for seafarers’ documents that attest their qualification

Representation and protection, on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, of Ukrainian interests in the field of training, assessment of competence and certification of seafarers at IMO

HOTLINE OF THE INSPECTORATE

+38 (044) 463-72-50

open for appeals on any questions