Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)



A theoretical and practical course that enables an understanding of: 

The course covers all the essentials involved in deck/seamanship skills and vessel knowledge, helping to promote both safe and efficient working when on board.


To qualify for an EDH certificate, you must:

NOTE: before an EDH certificate can be issued, a minimum of 6 months seagoing service in vessels of 15 metres or more is required. You must hold a valid EDH certificate for a period of at least 18 months before the issue of an OOW Certificate of Competency.


It is a 4-day course that combines a mix of both theory and hands-on practical learning.