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Maritime Programs at Maritime Academy Holland, and Logistics Training at Hoofddorp Campus of Nova College, Netherlands

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Established in 1998, Nova College is a vocational education training college located at various lactations in Netherlands. The main campuses and centers are located at Amstelveen, Beverwijk, Haarlem, Harlingen, Hoofddorp, and Ijmuiden. Nova College offers training in MBO and adult education with more than 200 courses and over 12,000 students.

Training and courses are available at all levels and approximately 10,000 attend vocational training. The VET program encompasses Economics, Technology, Social Care, Health and Welfare from assistant to specialist or middle management levels. Logistics programs are conducted at Hoofddorp and maritime courses in Amsterdam.

Maritime Academy Holland (Maritiem Academie Holland) which is part of the Nova College, is located at Port of Amsterdam and offers courses for maritime professionals and those seek new career path at all levels. The academy’s educational curriculum includes training and education programs for professional for inland shipping and seafarers of all forms of waterway transport. The academy also offers harbor training courses and customized training.

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Training Programs


Logistics Training (Dutch, Hoofddorp)

  • Logistics - Level 2, 2 years
  • Logistics Team Leader - Level 3, 2 years
  • Logistics (Supervisor Level) - Level 4, 3 years
  • Manager (Transport and Logistics) - Level 4, 3 years

Maritime Academy Holland Courses (Dutch)

  • Maritime Officer All Ships (Maritiem officier alle schepen) - (Level 4, 4 years)
  • Marine Engineer All Ships (Scheepswerktuigkundige alle schepen) - (Level 4, 4 years)
  • Captain Inland Shipping (Kapitein binnenvaart) - (Level 4, 4 years)
  • Steersman All Ships (Stuurman alle schepen)- (Level 4, 4 years)
  • Sailor Inland Shipping (Matroos binnenvaart)- (Level 2, 2 years)
  • Skipper Inland Shipping (Schipper binnenvaart) - (Level 3, 3 years)
  • Helmsman-Mechanic Small Ships (Stuurman-werktuigkundige kleine schepen) - (Level 3, 3 years)
  • Skipper Tour Boat (Schipper rondvaartboot) - (Level 2, 2 years)

Maritime Professional Courses

  • Exemption of Compulsory Pilotage North Sea Canal
  • Hydrographic-Survey-Category-‘B’ Maritime Legislation and Public Authority
  • Basic Training (STCW)
  • Company Security Officer (ISPS)
  • Crisis Management & Human Behavior (STCW)
  • Radar Navigation Management Level (STCW)
  • Ship Security Officer (ISPS)
  • On-Scene Coordinator (NOGEPA)

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