The candidate must be over 18 years of age.
The candidate must have vocational secondary education according to the educational programme for cooks or training in accordance with the ILO guidelines on training ship’s cooks.
The candidate must work for at least 6 months in the ship’s galley.
An individual must fulfil the prescribed health conditions for working on a ship.
A seafarer must have a valid medical certificate during the entire period of working on a ship.
If the medical certificate expires during navigation, it remains valid until the next port of call, where an authorised medical practitioner is available; however, this period must not be longer than three months.
Valid medical certificate
Cross-border provisions of profession
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