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Training Programmes

As prescribed by the Cabinet Regulation No. 895 "Regulations regarding certification of seafarers" , any candidate for qualification shall have completed relevant training programmes. The training programmes as appropriate for each qualification are listed in Annex 9 "Special Competency Requirements According to the Qualification of the Seafarer" of aforementioned Cabinet Regulation No. 895.

Currently there are 7 maritime educational and training institutions where training programmes for seafarers can be acquired.

Below is the list of maritime educational and training institutions and their certified training programmes for seafarers:

List of approved short training programmes for seafarers (updated 16 April 2024)

Detailed list of approved training programmes for seafarers and MET institutions (English and Latvian) (updated 16 April 2024)