If you are going to cruise the inland waterways of Europe, the International Certificate of Competence, ICC, is mandatory in some continental countries. The course qualifies you to the latest rules and regulations regarding the size of boat and it is valid for boats up to 24 metres in length. There are two parts to be completed at the training centre to gain an inland, power craft, ICC. You will then have the qualifications required for the RYA to issue an inland, power craft, International Certificate of Competence to UK nationals or UK residents, nationals of North America or any country that is not a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
Alternatively, to complete the ICC course you can to take the direct assessment for the ICC. The syllabus for the International Certificate of Competence test is below.
Safety prior to cast off
Depart from a pontoon
Steering and turning in a confined space
Man overboard drills
Coming alongside a windward bank or pontoon
Securing to a buoy (if appropriate)
High speed manoeuvres (if appropriate)
WeatherSubject to weather.
PLEASE NOTE: This certificate now requires a passport photograph. Please remember to bring a photograph with you, otherwise we will not be able to issue you with your certificate.
RequirementsAll equipment, professional instruction as appropriate, life-jackets and professional liability insurance will be provided.
Cancellation PolicyCancel 24 hours before the activity for full refund. Cancellations made in less than 24 hours before booking are not refundable.