vessel steering instructor


Vessel steering instructors teach people the theory and practice of how to operate a vessel safely and according to regulations. They assist students in developing the skills needed to steer and prepare them for the driving theory and the driving examinations. They may also supervise driving examinations.

Alternative label

  • cruise ship instructor

  • helm instructor

  • helmsman

  • ship steering teacher

  • vessel steering teacher

  • helmsman teacher

  • ship steering instructor

  • marine vessel captain

  • helm teacher

  • helmsman instructor

  • helm

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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