YOUR CUSTOMERS WHO ARE THINKING OF CHARTERING IN EUROPE MAY NEED AN INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY (ICC)

International Yacht Training

International Yacht Training has announced an online e-learning course available for students to study and execute theory examinations before proceeding to an authorised IYT Training Provider to undertake the written and practical examinations. This course is now available through www.getanicc.com.

As you may be aware, it is now mandatory to hold a recognised International Certificate of Competency (ICC) if you wish to charter a boat in certain European countries. It is generally required for the inland and coastal waters of Mediterranean countries. In Northern Europe and Scandinavia the ICC is generally not required, but it is strongly advised to check with any European or eastern bloc country that you wish to charter in before you leave.

The ICC is a product of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Resolution 40. The ICC provides documentary assurance from one Government to another that the holder meets the levels of competence laid down in Resolution 40.

You can learn more about courses to get an ICC and about the countries that have adopted Resolution 40 and officially accept the ICC as proof of boating competence within their territory by visiting: www.IYTworld.com

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