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Seafarer certificates

From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Seafaring is a strictly regulated profession. Certificates of Competency are issued by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for service on merchant ships and fishing vessels.

If you work at sea on a ship, boat, fishing vessel or other vessel you are a seafarer and this website contains information that is relevant to you regarding maritime education and training and certification in Ireland.

Using the link below, you can find out how to become qualified in a range of skills needed for working on a merchant ship or fishing vessel.

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