Period of study: 1 1/2 - 2 years
Application deadline: 1. december and 1. june
Place of Education: Tórshavn
The Department of Navigation offers two separate programs to certify students as either Skippers or Masters of Navigation.
Admission requirements for Skipper program:
At least 12 months of seafaring experience aboard vessels weighing 20 tons or more.
At least 3 of these 12 months of seafaring experience must have been spent aboard fishing vessels weighing 20 tons or more.
Applicants are required to have passed a vision and hearing examination within the last two years (and present proof of this upon application).
Applicants are required to have completed primary school, in addition to grades 9. or 10. of lower secondary school, and passed the following subjects: Faroese, Danish, English, Physics, and Mathematics.
If a student has completed in Klaksvík, this qualifies as 9 months of seafaring experience.