The ESLPMD is a two and half (2.5) year special program addressing the competences required for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) and Ratings as Able Seafarer Deck (ABD) as defined in the STCW Convention, Regulations and Codes.

  1. Ordinary Seaman
  2. Able-Bodied Seaman
  3. Boatswain
  4. Any similar occupation in the Deck Department as Rating
  1. High School graduate
  2. Department of Health (DOH) medical examination applicable for Ratings