BML Boatmasters Licence Ancillary Training

£354 GBP(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW ➜ MCA Boatmaster Licence
Training School:
South West Maritime Academy
Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
3 days

What is the Boat Masters License?

The Boat Masters License is needed for passenger and non-passenger, commercial vessels that operate on inland waterways and certain coastal areas. It is a requirement as defined under the Merchant Shipping regulations, which came into force in 2007. In order to Master a vessel, commercially in categorised waters, you must be qualified under the BML Regulations.

How do I obtain a Boat Masters License?

  • To qualify for a BML you will need to submit the following documents to your local Marine Office:
  • An application form MSF 4364
  • Evidence of completing the three basic safety courses – personal survival/water safety, first aid and fire safety MCA approved BML Short Courses or STCW95 Basic Safety Training equivalent courses
  • A medical certificate Seafarer Information – ENG1 or ML5
  • ATask Record Book MSF 4367
  • Work record or other evidence of time served – Tier 1 applicants only MSF 4366
  • Meet minimum age requirements*
  • Any Pilotage Exemption Certificates (PEC) (if held)

You will also be required to complete both oral and practical examinations:

  • an oral assessment on underpinning knowledge BML Syllabuses
  • a practical boat handling assessment i.e coming alongside, anchoring, man overboard

The course consists of 3 modules spead over 3 days: Water Safety, Fire Fighting and First Aid

Modules can be taken as stand alone or discounted in this package as advertised. Please call for further dteails about invidual modules.

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South West Maritime Academy

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Cromhall Quarry
Woodend Lane
South Gloucestershire
GL12 8AA
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01454260130
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