Marine Department Approved Training Courses (Local Crafts)

Certificate in Basic Training for Local Craft Ratings (CBTLCR)


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Mode of Study: Part time(day)
Duration: 10 days (6 modules)
Time: Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 16:30 (including one hour lunch break)
What will you get? Upon successful completion of the following 6 modules, trainees is awarded with a "Certificate in Basic Training for Local Craft Ratings".
Venue: Maritime Services Training Institute
Entrance Requirement:

Applicant must be a Hong Kong permanent resident, lawfully employable in Hong Kong, and employed by a local shipping company.

Tuition Fee: HK$16,600 (for non-HK registered seafarer)
HK$4,970 (for HK registered seafarer)
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese
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Course Overview

The aim of this Marine Department approved course is to uplift the safety standard of local craft ratings. This course provides students with basic knowledge to act as assistant navigational watch-keepers on local crafts. It is one of the approved training courses for Local Vessel Trade Training Incentive Scheme (LVTTIS) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund launched by the Transport and Housing Bureau. On successful completion of this programme, trainees who are eligible to apply for the fund may get not more than $30,000 incentive and examination fee refund. For enquiries, please send email to or call the Marine Department at 2852 3969. You may visit the Transport and Housing Bureau website for more details and application form of LVTTIS: This is an approved course under the MATF. Successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses / examinations. For more information, please refer to MATF's website

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