1. The Syllabus is a list of subjects which the examinee is required to master in order to obtain his authorization certificate.
  2. In subjects where “proficiency” is required, this means a thorough knowledge of the material concerning this subject, including  related calculations, various uses, advantages and disadvantages.  
  3. In subjects where “familiarity” is required, this means a general knowledge of the subject, advantages and disadvantages.
  4. The preparatory studies for the examinations can be carried out by the candidate in his home, and he is not obligated to study within the framework of a Sailing School. The exception to this rule are the following subjects, where the candidate is required to pass a course and to produce a confirmation of having passed the course and it’s final examination, issued by the body which has taught the course:
    • Resuscitation and First Aid  -  the course will be taught and the confirming certificate will be issued by Magen David Adom or by another authorized body.
    • Survival and Life saving  -  the course will be taught and the certificate issued by the Marine Training Authority on board the M/V “Dado”.
    • Fire Fighting  -  the course will be taught and the certificate issued by the Marine Training Authority on board the M/V “Dado”.
    • A radio-operators certificate, restricted to VHF with a link to GMDSS , will be given by the Ministry of Communication.
  5. A candidate will have to have passed all the theoretical examinations before his practical examination.
  6. During the practical examination, the examinee will be required to prove his proficiency in all the subjects of the theoretical examinations he has already passed.
  7. The candidate will be given two years to complete all his examinations. This period will  begin with the first exam he takes part in. At the end of this period a candidate who has not completed his  examinations and other obligations  -  will be required to start anew, including the filling out of forms, supplying passport-photos and  passing his medical tests.

The ASP will not send candidates a  reminder at the end of this period!