How to Apply to Namibian Maritime and Fisheries Institute (Namfi)

By | October 17, 2019

How to Apply to Namibian Maritime and Fisheries Institute (Namfi)

NAVIGATION DEPARTMENT

Qualifications
Courses leading to qualification as Deck Officer are approved by the Namibian Directorate of Maritime Affairs (DMA). The courses are offered by NAMFI following the agreed minimum standards of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Conventions on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for seafarers of 1978, as amended (STCW ’78/’95) and Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel of 1995 (STCW-F ’95). Upon satisfying all the requirements of the Directorate of Maritime Affairs, candidates may be issued (by the DMA) certificates of competence for the level that they qualify for.

Requirements

  • Candidates who wish to follow a maritime course must compoly with the following requirements:
  • Grade 12 certificate with a pass mark in English, Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Undergo a medical and an eye sight test.

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Qualifications
Upon satisfactory completion of training and assessment at different stages and subject to meeting all the requirements of the DMA, students may be able to obtain academic certificates from NAMFI which leads to different certificates of competence as appropriate from the authority. The courses are offered by NAMFI following the agreed minimum standards of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Conventions on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for seafarers of 1978, as amended (STCW ’78/’95) and Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel of 1995 (STCW-F ’95).

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Career Opportunities
Upon completion of a class course and receiving certificates of competence from the authority students may become engineers on different types of ships with different ranks as issued by the authority. These range from 3rd engineers to chief engineers on small vessels to chief engineers unlimited.

Requirements

Candidates who wish to follow a maritime course must compoly with the following requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate with a pass mark in English, Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Undergo a medical and an eye sight test.

Download the application form here.pdf