Maritime education in Ukraine
Kherson Maritime College with the profound studying of English is one of the oldest marine educational institutions in Ukraine, founded in 1834. From 1996 College is the branch of Odessa State marine academy and works according to academy's educational plans and programs. It has all necessary licenses to prepare marine specialists on the level of junior specialists and bachelors with the profound knowledge of English according to such directions and specialties as:
Navigation and power of ships:
Qualified teachers, who have corresponding marine education and experience of working on sea fleet vessels, lead educational process. Many of
them have science degree and class and are the authors of books and manuals.
There is all the necessary up to date training equipment in the labs and studies of the
College, models of electrical and radio navigational equipment, of vessels' diesels and
additional mechanisms. Up to date computers, different types of training machines and
other technical means of education and knowledge diagnosis are used. During the process
of education cadets have navigational practice according to requirements of International
Convention STCW' and national statements of seamen' graduation.
Among the tasks of navigational practice there are the following:
The life and education of cadets in College as in the closed marine institution is
regulated by the definite regime according to special normative documents:
Conditions discussed in these documents let the education of cadets approximate the future production activity on vessels.
Odessa State Maritime Academy (OSMA) :