FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE

FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE

There is now a simple process to obtain the FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE, the training is one day practical and one day theory. You will then be given a “Certificate of Completion” that you forward to the FTA who issue you with a “small boat driving licence” similar to the UAE car driving licence system.

If you have a UAE car licence then, forward a copy to FTA who use this as the medical requirement.

FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE

The practical training subjects include:

  • Anchoring
  • Engines
  • Propellers
  • Rope-work knots
  • Man Overboard (MOB)
  • Berthing alongside
  • Leaving berth
  • Safety Equipment
  • Safety checks
  • Turning in small spaces
  • Travelling at speed
  • Holding fixed position
  • Turning on warps
  • Closing down and securing at the end of the day

 

FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE

For the theory sessions  you will find we cover the following topics

  • Buoyage
  • Chartwork
  • COLREGS
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid
  • Heavy Weather
  • Navigation
  • Passage Planning
  • Pilotage
  • Safety Brief
  • Prevent Environmental Pollution
  • Radio
  • Responsibilities of the Captain and OOW
  • Safety
  • SAR
  • Trailering a boat
  • Voyage planning
  • Weather

FTA Small Boat Driving course 12 meter in U.A.E. “Abu Dhabi” Dubai Ras al Khaimah UAE

Applying for the licence online is a simple process: You submit your documents online (FTA Government website) so that they can issue you a small boat driving license.

You need to submit the following documents:
  • Training Centre “Certificate of Completion”
  • Passport copy
  • Visa copy
  • Emirates ID card copy
  • Photo of you (passport style)

FTA website for applying is fta.gov.ae/en    here is a clickable link  FTA Website

Then click on the symbol of a person to open an account on the website

If you require ENGLISH at any stage of the process – click the EN or ENGLISH buttons / links on the page header.

Once you are logged in to the site you can use this link to go directly to the apply for new small boat driving licence   here is the link 

You will need to upload your documents including a face photo and EMIRATES ID card (front and back) best to provide front and back on one image as it is easier to upload.