School and course approvals

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Danish Maritime Authority is responsible for approving the maritime courses offered according to our executive orders and educational plans.

If you want to be approved for offering maritime courses, you can read more about the requirements under maritime courses

If you want to read more about the maritime training programmes, you can find links for the Danish Agency for Higher Education below.

Overview of training programmes offered at the maritime training institutions

Overview of shipowners approved for work-experience placement

Approved courses

If you are looking for a specific course, you will find an overview of approved courses and course providers below. If you click on the name of the individual course providers, you will be led to their webpages. Here, you can read more about the courses and register, if relevant.

Overview of approved courses

ANGLO EASTERN MARITIME TRAINING CENTRE

  • ​​​Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign officers, except for masters
  • ​Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters

Centre for Maritime Health Service

  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest A
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest B
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest C
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chests C+P

​Center for Sømilitær Teknologi (CST)

  • ​Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation

​Center for Taktik (TAC)

  • GMDSS radio course:
    • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
    • ​Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
  • ​Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System​
  • Radar and ARPA education and training

Copenhagen Airport Rescue and Firefighting Academy - CARFA​

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • Fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)​​
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)

Danish Shipping Academy

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group in merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers, except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters

Disko Line

  • ​Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 2: General safety training

(The shipowner is only approved for offering the course to its own employees)

East Jutland Fire Department

  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Refresher course in smoke-diving

​Fiskeriets Arbejdsmiljøråd​

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board fishing vessels (section 8 course for fishing vessels)

Fiskeriskolen EUC Nordvest (the Danish Fishing School)

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)​
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest B
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest C
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in navigation for fishermen
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in navigation for merchant ships

See link to other training programmes

Force Technology

  • Courses for ships subject to the Polar Code:
    • ​​Basic training for service on ships subject to the Polar Code​
    • Advanced training for service on ships subject to the Polar Code
  • Full-mission bridge simulator course (STCW Reg. II/1 and II/2)

​FURUNO Maritime Training

  • Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • Courses for ships subject to the Polar Code:
    • ​​Basic training for service on ships subject to the Polar Code
    • Advanced training for service​ on ships subject to the Polar Code

Green-Jakobsen

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group in merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Training programme for teachers of occupational health training programmes (instructor course)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers, except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters.

Greenland Maritime Center/Imarsiornermik Ilinniarfik

  • Training programme for master (restricted) and master of fishing vessels, 1st class
  • Training programme for master (home trade) and master of fishing vessels, 3rd class
  • Basic module of the ship's assistant training programme
  • Final module of the ship's assistant training programme
  • Ship's assistant training programme for persons holding a letter of apprenticeship
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters of fishing vessels
  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant vessels (section 16 course for merchant vessels)
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • GMDSS radio course:
    • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
    • Long Range Certificate (LRC)

​Hav og Kyst Consult
e-mail: verner.damm@gmail.com

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)

Hjejlen ApS

  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 2: General safety training

(The shipowner is only approved for offering the course to its own employees)

Department of Ecoscience

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
  • Rescue Diver
  • Diver related first-aid
  • Tender​

Lloyd's Register

  • Maritime security training on board ships:
  • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
    • Course as a Ship Security Officer (SSO) (STCW A-VI/5)

Maersk Training Denmark A/S - Esbjerg

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)
  • Course in advance fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • SCUBA commercial diving, 9 meters

Maersk Training Denmark A/S - Svendborg

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Maritime security training on board ships:
    • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
    • Course as a Ship Security Officer (SSO) (STCW A-VI/5)
  • Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign officers, except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters

​Maersk Training India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers, except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters kursus i søsikkerhed m.m.
  • Supplementary Course, Certificate A
  • Refresher Course, Certificate A

​Marineskolen.dk​

  • GMDSS radio course:
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
  • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)
  • Person in charge of medical care, medicine chest C

Marstal Nautical Training Institute

  • Course in tanker operation:
    • Basic oil and chemical tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-1-1)
    • Basic gas tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-2-1)
    • Management of oil tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-1-2)
    • Management of chemical tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-1-3)
    • Management of gas tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-2-2)
       
  • Full-mission bridge simulator course (STCW Reg. II/1 and II/2)
  • Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • GMDSS radio course:
    • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group in merchant vessels (Section 16 course for merchant vessels)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters
  • Education and training in RADAR and ARPA
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behaviour
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity
    • Section 7: Arrangement and performance of rescue and fire drills
  • Training in maritime ship security
  • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
    • Course as a Ship Security Officer (SSO) (STCW A-VI/5)
  • On-board assessment of foreign ship's officers
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation​

See link to other training programmes

MARTEC

(Training ship Danmark)

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)               
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers, except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters
  • Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System​
  • Course in the operation of liferafts, lifeboats and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Full mission bridge simulator course (STCW Reg. II/1 and II/2)
  • GMDSS radio course:
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
    • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant vessels (section 16 course for merchant vessels)On board assessment of foreign ship's officers
  • Professional scuba divers, 30 meters
  • Radar and ARPA education and training
  • Restricted professional scuba divers, 9 meters
  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel in passenger ships:
    • ​Section 5, Crisis management and human behaviour
    • Section 6, Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity
    • Section 7, Arrangement and performance of rescue boat and fire drills
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in navigation for merchant vessels
  • Training in maritime security on board ships:
    • ​Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
    • Course as a Ship Security Officer (SSO) (STCW A-VI/5)

See link to other training programmes

Molslinjen A/S​

  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behaviour
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity

(The shipowner is only approved for offering the courses to its own employees)

​MOL-Synergy Marine (India) Pvt. Ltd. Marine Advanced Simulation and Training (MAST)

  • ​​Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign officers, except for masters
  • ​Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters

​North Sealand Fire-Fighting School

  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Restricted professional scuba divers, 9 meters
  • Professional scuba divers, 30 meters
  • Surface supplied professional divers, 30 meters
  • Surface supplied professional divers, 50 meters
  • Closed bell/mixed gas divers, 100 meters

Northern Jutland Fire Department

  • Certificate of fire-fighting train­ing on board ships (STCW Code, table A-VI/1-2)
  • Certificate of training in advanced fire-fighting on board ships (STCW Code, table A-VI/3)
  • Certificate of basic maritime safety and fire-fighter training (STCW Code, table A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2)
  • Courses for ships subject to the IGF Code:
  • Basic​ training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code
  • Advanced training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code

RelyOn Nutec Denmark A/S

  • Basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code
  • Advanced traning for service on ships subject to the IGF Code 
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)
  • Basic maritime safety course, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)  
  • Maritime security training on board ships:
    • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
  • Restricted professional scuba divers, 9 meters    
  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 2: General safety training     

RESC. Rescue and safety centre

  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Basic maritime safety course, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4) 
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)

Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:

  • Section 2: General safety training
  • Section 5: Crisis management and human behaviour
  • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity

SAMAJU Uddannelser ApS

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)
  • Course in operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)
  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Maritime security training on board ships
    • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 2: General safety training
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behaviour
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity
    • Section 7: Arrangement and performance of rescue and fire drills
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)

SAT-Training

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2

Scandlines A/S

  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 2: General safety training
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behavior
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity (for its own employee)
  • Maritime security training on board ships:
    • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)

 

School of the Home Guard

Marinestation Slipshavn
5800 Nyborg

  • ​​GMDSS radio course:
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation

SEA HEALTH & WELFARE

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)​ e-Learning
  • Training programme for teachers of occupational health training programmes (instructor course)

SIMAC - Svendborg

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • ​​Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4)   
  • GMDSS radio course:
    • General Operator's Certificate (GOC)
    • ​Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)
  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant vessels (section 16 course for merchant vessels)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign senior officers except for masters
  • Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters
  • Special qualification requirements, etc. for personnel on board passenger ships:
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behaviour
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity
    • Section 7: Arrangement and performance of rescue and fire drills
  • Course in the operation of liferafts, lifeboats and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • ​On board assessment of foreign ship's officers
  • Course in ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • Full mission bridge simulator course (STCW Reg. II/1 and II/2)​​
  • Radar and ARPA education and training
  • Course in tanker operation:

    • Basic oil and chemical tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-1-1)
    • Basic gas tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-2-1)
    • Management of oil tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-1-2)
    • Management of chemical tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-1-3)
    • Management of gas tanker operations (STCW A-V/1-2-2)

See link to other training programmes

Svendborg Nautical School

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4) 
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)​
  • Advanced fire fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in navigation for merchant vessels

See link to other training programmes

Søværnets Center for Maritim Uddannelse og Skibssikkerhed (CMS)

  • Certificate of fire-fighting train­ing on board ships (STCW Code, table A-VI/1-2)
  • Certificate of training in advanced fire-fighting on board ships (STCW Code, table A-VI/3)
  • Certificate of basic maritime safety and fire-fighter training (STCW Code, table A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2)

Training ship Georg Stage

  • GMDSS Radio course
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC) (STCW A-IV/2)Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)​
    (The Training Ship Georg Stage is only approved for offering the courses to its own cadets)​
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in navigation for merchant ships
  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation
  • Course in tanker operation:
    • Basic oil and chemical tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-1-1)
    • Basic gas tanker operation (STCW A-V/1-2-1)
  • Training in maritime ship security:
    • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
    • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)

See link to other training programmes

TORM A/​S​

  • Occupational health course for members of the safety group on board merchant ships (section 16 course for merchant ships)
  • Course in Danish maritime law for foreign officers, except for masters
  • ​Course in Danish maritime law, ship administration and occupational health for foreign masters

VHF School - Ølstykke
Mogens Larsen
Perlevej 11
3650 Ølstykke

  • ​​​​GMDSS radio course:
    • Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC)

​VIKING Saatsea APS

  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • Course in basic fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4) 
  • Course in the operation of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, except for fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1)
  • Course in the operation of fast rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)
  • Advanced fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Course in general security preparedness (STCW A-VI/6-1)
  • Course in special security tasks (STCW A-VI/6-2)
  • Course as a Ship Security Officer (SSO) (STCW A-VI/5)
  • Mandatory minimum requirements for training and qualification for personnel on passenger ships:
    • Section 3: Crowd Management Training (STCW A-V/2-1)
    • Section 4: Safety training for personnel providing direct service to passengers in passenger spaces (STCW A-V/2-2)
    • Section 5: Crisis management and human behavior training (STCW A-V2-3)
    • Section 6: Passenger safety, cargo safety and hull integrity training (STCW A-V/2-4)

ØSTJYLLANDS BRANDVÆSEN

  • Course in fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/1-2)​
  • Advanced fire-fighting on board ships (STCW A-VI/3)
  • Basic course in maritime safety, etc.:
    • Maritime safety (STCW A-VI/1-1)
    • First aid (STCW A-VI/1-3)
    • Personal safety (STCW A-VI/1-4) 

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering

  • Test for certificate of proficiency in motor operation
  • Courses for ships subject to the IGF Code:
    • ​​​Basic​ training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code
    • Advanced training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code

See link to other training programmes

Persons authorised to hold tests for certificates of proficiency in motor operation

Commander Bjarne Nilsson
Naval Technical Course
P. Løwenørns Vej
Nyholm
DK-1439 Copenhagen K

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

​Skibsmontør
Hans David Ezekiassen
C/O Imarsiornermik Ilinniarfik/ Grønlands Maritime Center
Farip Aqq. 2, Box 4052
3900 Nuuk (Godthåb)
Grønland

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

​Svend Bjerge
C/O Imarsiornermik Ilinniarfik/ Grønlands Maritime Center
Farip Aqq. 2, Box 4052
3900 Nuuk (Godthåb)
Grønland

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

Engineer Officer Erik Kristensen
P. Corneliusvej 13
Strib
DK-5500 Middelfart​

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​Engineer Officer Leif B. Christensen
Trøjborggyden 16
DK-5450 Otterup

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​​Engineer Officer Tom Jonsson
Marstal Nautical College
Ellenet 10
DK-5960 Marstal

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​Ship Surveyor N. Nedergaard-Hansen
Klosterhedevej 37
DK-7600 Lemvig

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

​Leo Holm Petersen
Ommelsvejen
DK-5960 Marstal

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​Engineer Officer Finn S. Busk
Nujissiorfiit
Paamiut Elværk
GL-3940 Paamiut

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

Plumber and fitter Ole Dal Nielsen
Nujissiorfiit
GL-3940 Paamiut

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​Filip Sivertsen
Pupik 5-002
GL-3905 Nuussuaq

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation ​

​Søren Justesen
c/o Post Office Box 502
Qipoqqaq B 950 flat 105
GL-3940 Paamiut

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

Allan Juhl Larsen - Svendborg
SIMAC
ajl@simac.dk
tel: +45 72 21 55 62

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

Bo Boye - Copenhagen School of Marine Engineering
Copenhagen
boyenok@gmail.com

​Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

​Peter Ingham
Center for Maritim Uddannelse (CMU)
tel: +45 60 90 25 28

​Certificate ​of proficiency in motor operation

Nis Kørner
Kirkestræde 41
5960 Marstal
nis.koerner@mail.tele.dk
tel: +45 62 53 31 36
tel: +45 24 42 00 68

Certificate of proficiency in motor operation

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