Upcoming Training & Events

 

ONLINE TRAINING!

 

Don’t allow your busy schedule or the nationwide lock-down to keep you from achieving your goals. We now offer online theory sessions for Classes R & E, that you can attend in the comfort of your own home.

NEXT EXAM ON THE 29TH OF NOVEMBER 2020!!!!

 

Our next written exam and practical will be on the 29th of November in Melkbosstrand for more info or to book your spot, call Natasha on 0721768336

LAMBERT’S BAY SKIPPERS COURSE 21st & 22nd NOVEMBER 2020

 

We will be hosting a weekend course in Lambert’s Bay for more info please call Natasha 0721768336 or email info@landlskippers.co.za.

What We Offer

(ALL OUR COURSES ARE SAMSA APPROVED)

CATEGORY R – INLAND WATERS

 

This category includes vessels operating solely on sheltered waters (tidal lagoon, tidal river, waters within the breakwaters of a port) and inland waters (waters of any dam, lagoon, lake, river or wetland, which are not tidal waters), as well as any pleasure vessels (a vessel that is used solely for sport or recreation).

 

Requirements:

25 practical hours attended at a SAMSA approved training facility OR

50 practical hours signed off by an appropriately qualified skipper (category R or higher) OR

100 practical hours (category R vessels) signed off by the student & registration documentation of the appropriate vessels.

 

We offer:

25 required practical hours (Scheduled as per mutual availability)

One required theory class (Generally one evening in the week as from 18:00)

SAMSA required theory and practical examinations (Generally on the last Saturday/Sunday of the month)

CATEGORY E – 1NM FROM SHORE

 

This category includes vessels operating on inland waters day or night, as well as vessels operating less than 1nm from shore and not more than 15nm coastal from an approved launch site, day only.

 

Requirements:

25 practical hours attended at a SAMSA approved training facility OR

50 practical hours signed off by an appropriately qualified skipper (category E or higher) OR

100 practical hours (category E vessels) signed off by the student & registration documentation of the appropriate vessels.

 

We offer:

25 required practical hours (Scheduled as per mutual availability)

One required theory class (Generally one evening in the week as from 18:00)

SAMSA required theory and practical examinations (Generally on the last Saturday/Sunday of the month)

CATEGORY C – 15NM FROM SHORE

 

This category includes vessels operating on inland waters day or night, as well as vessels operating less than 15nm from shore, day only.

 

Requirements:

25 practical hours attended at a SAMSA approved training institution OR

50 practical hours signed off by an appropriately qualified skipper (category C or higher) OR

100 practical hours (category C vessels) signed off by the student.

 

We offer:

25 required practical hours (Scheduled as per mutual availability)

One required theory class (Generally one evening in the week as from 18:00)

SAMSA required theory and practical examinations (Generally on the last Saturday/Sunday of the month)

CATEGORY B – 40NM FROM SHORE (DAY)

 

This category includes vessels operating on inland waters, limited to 40nm from shore, day only.

 

Requirements:

50 practical hours attended at a SAMSA approved training institution OR

100 practical hours (category C or higher vessels) signed off by an appropriately qualified skipper (category B) OR

200 practical hours (category C or higher vessels), signed off by the student.

 

We offer:

50 required practical hours (Scheduled as per mutual availability)

One required theory class (Generally one evening in the week as from 18:00)

SAMSA required theory and practical examinations (Generally on the last Saturday/Sunday of the month)

CATEGORY B – 40NM FROM SHORE (COASTAL)

 

This category includes vessels operating on inland waters, limited to 40nm from shore, day and night.

 

Requirements:

150 practical hours attended at a SAMSA approved training institution of which at least 50 are night hours OR

200 practical hours (category C or higher vessels) of which at least 50 are night hours, signed off by an appropriately qualified skipper (Category B) OR

300 practical hours (category C or higher vessels) of which at least 50 are night hours, signed off by the student.

 

We offer:

150 required practical hours (Scheduled as per mutual availability)

One required theory class (Generally one evening in the week as from 18:00)

SAMSA required theory and practical examinations (Generally on the last Saturday/Sunday of the month)