Department for Transport

Training and Certification

Find out about STCW Manila amendments and how it affects your certificate

View our list of application forms and fees for Seafarer Certificates.

View our 2012-13 Customer Survey results and actions

Candidates using a HND/HNC qualifications leading to the issue of a UK Certificate of Competency.

Check the progress of your applications online.

Find out more about applying for or renewing a Certificate of Competency or a Certificate of Equivalent Competency.

Check the validity of a CoC/CeC certificate online.

Find information and applications for Letters of Initial Assessment (LIA)

Interim Tug Engineer Certification Scheme

View our syllabus pages on Deck, Engineering and  Yachts.

View our information on Fishing Certification on Business Link.

Find forms for Fishing Regulations and Training and Certification or view our Fishing Training Associations.

Find MCA approved Nautical Colleges, Marine Offices or other useful external organisations and training providers

Find out more about Discharge Books

Information on births and deaths at sea, campaign medals and historical information

Find more information about Boatmasters' Licences and how to obtain one.

For information on Ship's Cook certification under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)

Read our Training and Certification FAQs