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Maritime English Testing

VIRSEC American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Approved Maritime English Tests (METs) are designed to assist both Ship Operators and employers make effective recruiting and training decisions by assessing the English language understanding and skills of crew at Ratings (Deck & Engine), Junior Officers (Deck & Engine) Senior Officers (Deck & Engine). The Tests are also useful for any person wishing to pursue a career at sea to prove their English language competence to prospective employers. METs are designed around the Approved Guidelines for Maritime English developed by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO Model 3.17), Short Maritime Communication Phrases (SMCP) and are combined with internationally recognised methods for English (UK & USA).
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 1
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Deck Ratings comprises of competence levels ‘Beginner’ and ‘Elementary’ (CEFR(Europe): A1 to A2 and ILR (USA): Level 0 to 1.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 2
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Engine Ratings comprises of competence levels ‘Beginner’ and ‘Elementary’ (CEFR(Europe): A1 to A2 and ILR (USA): Level 0 to 1.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 3
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Junior Deck Officers comprises of competence levels ‘Lower Intermediate’ and ‘Intermediate’ (CEFR(Europe): B1 to B2 and ILR (USA): Level 1+ to 2+.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 4
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Junior Engine Officers comprises of competence levels ‘Lower Intermediate’ and ‘Intermediate’ (CEFR(Europe): B1 to B2 and ILR (USA): Level 1+ to 2+.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 5
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Senior Deck Officers comprises of competence levels ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ (CEFR(Europe): C1 to C2 and ILR (USA): Level 3 to 4.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 6
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with SMCP, STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Senior Engine Officers comprises of competence levels ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ (CEFR(Europe): C1 to C2 and ILR (USA): Level 3 to 4.
Maritime English Test for Deck Ratings 7
£20+VAT
Fully Online, ABS Approved, Online Maritime English Test (MET), compliant with STCW and IMO Model 3.17. The MET for Cruise Ship Staff (Non-Crew) comprises of competence levels ‘Beginner’ and ‘Elementary’ (CEFR(Europe): A1 to A2 and ILR (USA): Level 0 to 1.