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The ceremony also saw the graduation of a VET Master/Skipper of 24 Meters Near Coastal The ceremony also saw the graduation of a VET Master/Skipper of 24 Meters Near Coastal

Abu Dhabi Ports Celebrates First Batch of Vocational Training Graduates

Abu Dhabi Ports announced the graduation of the first batch of trainees of the Vocational Education Training (VET) Master/Skipper up to 35 Meters Near Coastal programme.

The training course was held at Abu Dhabi Maritime Training Centre, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, in cooperation with Australian Maritime Academy and was approved by the UAE Federal Transport Authority (FTA), and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

The 37-week training course saw the participation of nine students. The training encompassed six weeks of theoretical and practical training, two weeks of assessments and 26 weeks’ practical training on board of vessels as well as two weeks of assessing task books and oral examinations. Successful students, who completed all requirements, are awarded FTA/AMSA certificate for competency Master/Skipper of up to 35 Meters Vessels-Coastal Waters.