Port Operatives Course Certificate

What is special about this course?

This four day course is designed to promote a programme of training based on the National Occupational Standards for Port Operation or Supervision of Port Operations. It is delivered in conjunction with training provider and consultants Port Skills and Safety Ltd (PSS).

Entry requirements

  • Candidates are normally in the employment of Port and Harbour Authorities throughout the United Kingdom.

Course Elements and examination -

  • Berthing Vessels.
  • Emergency Situations.
  • Working Alone in a Safe Manner.
  • Survival in the water (Session will include Personal Survival Technique training).
  • Signing and Signalling.

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

Short course - 4 days

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

Start date

Please contact Admissions at UHI Outer Hebrides for more information on start dates.



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Apply for Port Operatives Course Certificate

Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

01851 770 000

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.