Pilot Trainee

Mukim Serasa,, Brunei Darussalam

Looking for a challenging and exciting career in the maritime industry? 

Join our team as a Marine Pilot Trainee and develop the skills and experience necessary to become a qualified Marine Pilot.

As a Marine Pilot Trainee, you will receive comprehensive training to safely and efficiently navigate ships through our local waters, including ports and harbours. You will work alongside experienced Marine Pilots to learn the best practices and techniques for piloting a variety of vessels, including cargo ships, tankers, and cruise ships.

We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for the sea and a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and decision-making skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and a willingness to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

If you have the desire to work in a challenging and rewarding industry and are excited to learn and develop your skills as a Marine Pilot, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Personal Evolution
Technical Expertise
Administrative Work

Trainee Pilot

CoC Class 3 holder

Join as Trainee Pilot at DPS. 

Marine Pilot Training

Two (2) Years of Theory and Practical Training.

Pass Pilot Qualifying Exam

Qualifying exams are vetted by the Maritime Port Authority Brunei Darussalam.

Pilot Class B

Promoted as Class B Pilot and started performing the Marine Pilot for vessels within the allowed size.

If you are holding a Certificate of Competency (COC) class 3 as a deck officer and are interested in becoming a marine pilot, you can follow these general steps, while earning a salary during training:

Have experience as a Deck Officer: Before becoming a pilot, it is essential you have already gained experience working on vessels. This includes working as a deck officer on a variety of vessels to gain a broad range of knowledge and skills related to navigation and vessel operations.

Meet the eligibility requirements: To become a pilot, you will need to meet the eligibility requirements set by the relevant regulatory authorities. This typically includes holding a valid COC, being medically fit to perform the pilot work and having age requirements of below 60 years old.

Apply for the Trainee Pilot Program: Darussalam Pilotage Services Private Limited offers a Trainee Pilot Program for eligible candidates. This program provides an opportunity for trainee pilots to earn a salary while undergoing the necessary training to become qualified pilots.

Complete the required training: As a trainee pilot, all of your training will be fully sponsored by Darussalam Pilotage Services Private Limited. The training may include classroom instruction, simulation training, and on-the-job training, and will be tailored to help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for the role of a pilot.

Pass the required tests and assessments: You will need to pass a series of tests and assessments, including theoretical examinations, practical assessments, and oral examinations, to demonstrate your competency in piloting vessels.

Obtain a pilotage license: After successfully completing the required training and assessments, you will be eligible to apply for a pilotage license from the relevant regulatory authority. Once you have obtained your license, you will be able to start working as a pilot with Darussalam Pilotage Services Private Limited.

This Trainee Pilot Program is an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to start a challenging and exciting career in the maritime industry while earning a salary during training. By joining our team, you will have the chance to develop the skills and experience necessary to become a qualified and competent marine pilot.

To be eligible for the position of Pilot Trainee, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold at least a Class 3 COC or equivalent certification, indicating a high level of knowledge and skill in the operation of a vessel.

  • Medically fit to perform the Pilot duties.

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in English. Malay language proficiency is an advantage.

  • Have strong listening and negotiation skills, allowing you to communicate effectively with other crew members, authorities, and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate strong analytical and decision-making skills, allowing you to quickly assess situations and make informed decisions that prioritize safety and efficiency.

  • Possess strong leadership skills, enabling you to lead and manage a team of crew members effectively, and remain calm under pressure.

  • Have a good understanding of the Marine Industry as a whole, including regulations, practices, and standards.