Czech Republic
Výuční list z oboru vzdělání:
23-65-H/02 Lodník (denní studium)
(1) In the original language
Apprenticeship Certificate in:
23-65-H/02 Boatman (full-time study)
(2) This translation has no legal status.
General competences:
  • take responsibility for completion of tasks in work or study;
  • adapt own behaviour to circumstances in solving problems;
  • be familiar with various methods of learning, use sources of information well, show functional literacy;
  • understand assignments or identify the cores of problems, exert variable solutions, work both independently and within a team;
  • communicate in one foreign language at the level of at least A2+ of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • cope with changing socio-economic conditions, be financially literate;
  • be aware of the labour market mechanisms, and of the employee-employer relationships, act on career decisions responsibly, understand the significance of lifelong learning;
  • use basic mathematics and the basic principles of physics and chemistry when needed in daily situations;
  • work with the means of information and communication technologies, exploit adequate sources of information, handle information effectively;
  • act in an environmentally-conscious manner and in compliance with strategies for sustainability;
  • support values of local, national, European and world cultures, recognize the value of life;
  • exert fundamentals of health protection, occupational safety, and fire prevention and safety;
  • exert norms and prescriptions in the field.

Vocational competences:

  • drive and operate machinery and equipment of vessels;
  • set the required parameters and operating conditions of machinery and equipment of vessels, depending on operating conditions;
  • unchain, balance and secure vessels in harbours, anchor manipulate, maneuver the craft into the desired positions to perform work during the sorting and reporting of vessels;
  • operate under the supervision of Captain helm vessels (under the responsibility of the captain of a vessel) and use auxiliary devices for navigation or cooperate with their operation and use;
  • analyze, interpret and use data for measuring, controlling and signalling equipment of vessels;
  • intervene in the management of operational machinery and equipment of vessels;
  • check the technical condition of machinery and equipment of vessels;
  • identify faults in the operation of technical equipment of vessels, properly analyze failures and implement appropriate corrective action;
  • service machinery and equipment of vessels, carry out their routine maintenance, exchange and complement operating fluids and fuel supplement;
  • use appropriate instruments, tools, gauges and instruments during work;
  • use technical and service documentation during work;
  • distinguish characteristic structural features of inland vessels, reflect their basic properties and the possibility of typical use;
  • use knowledge of geography and navigation laws governing traffic on inland waterways;
  • identify and properly analyze traffic signs on the waterways, including light and sound signals used in shipping;
  • ensure proper progress of work during loading and unloading of vessels and observe the relevant safety regulations applicable in the goods and passenger transport.
The graduate is employed in the field of inland shipping in the operation and in repair of marine machinery and mechanisms, in control of vessels and handling, and in the safe transport of goods and passenger vessels.
Examples of possible jobs: boatman, greaser.
Name and status of the body awarding the certificate
Name and status of the national/regional authority providing accreditation/recognition of the certificate
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Karmelitská 7
118 12 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Level of the certificate (national or international)

Upper secondary education completed by the final examination (Apprenticeship Certificate)
ISCED 353, EQF 3
Grading scale / Pass requirements
1 excellent (výborný)
2 very good (chvalitebný)
3 good (dobrý)
4 satisfactory (dostatečný)
5 fail (nedostatečný)
Overall assessment::
Prospěl s vyznamenáním: Pass with Honours (the average mark is ≤ 1,5)
Prospěl: Pass (an examination mark is not worse than 4)
Neprospěl: Fail (the examination mark in one or more subjects is 5)
Access to next level of education / training
ISCED 354, EQF 4
International agreements
Legal basis
Law No. 561/2004 on Pre-school, Basic, Secondary, Post-secondary and Other Education (School Act) as amended by later regulations
Description of vocational education and training received Percentage of total programme Duration
  • School- / training centre-based
The ratio between theoretical education and practical training is defined by education providers themselves with regard to the respective educational programme and the employers´ needs.
  • Workplace-based
  • Accredited prior learning
Total duration of the education / training leading to the certificate 3 years / 3 072 lessons

Entry requirements

Completed compulsory school education


Additional information

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National Institute for Education, Education Counselling Centre and Centre for Continuing Education of Teachers – National Europass Centre Czech Republic

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102 00 Praha 10

Czech Republic

Done at Prague for the school year 2018/2019
stamp and signature
(*) Explanatory note
This document is a supplement to a specific diploma/certificate. It provides additional information on competencies gained in the given field of study and does not have any legal status in itself. The format of the description is based on the following texts: Council Resolution 93/C 49/01 of 3 December 1992 on the transparency of qualifications, Council Resolution 96/C 224/04 of 15 July 1996 on the transparency of vocational training certificates, and Recommendation 2001/613/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 July 2001 on mobility within the Community for students, persons undergoing training, volunteers, teachers and trainers and Decision No 2241/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2004 on a single Community framework for the transparency of qualifications and competences (Europass).
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