The Fisheries Circle
H. C. Andersens Boulevard 37 1. th.
DK-1504 Copenhagen V
Tel: + 45 70 10 40 40

Skipper (3rd degree)

The skipper exam (3rd degree) takes six months to complete. Once you have passed the exam, you may work as a mate on vessels of up to 45 metres in length on short voyages. After one year of sailing, you will be entitled to sail as a skipper (3rd degree).

The subjects taught include:
  • Navigation
  • Watch duty
  • Ship technology
  • Maritime law
  • Meteorology
  • Fishing legislation
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Safety at sea
  • Fish finding and navigation instruments
  • Cutter accounts
  • Courses in hygiene, radar and radio technology, fire fighting and fire management as well as use of breathing apparatus.
Read about education and recruitment initiatives in the fisheries sector.
Read about the Fisheries Training Centre here.
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