ICC : International Certificate For Operators Of Pleasure Craft , is considered as a “ International Boat Licence “ . A ICC is valid by those countries that have accepted UNCE resolution 40 , for operators of their own craft or to charter one . Spain Portugal and Greece are not signatures of resolution 40 , but do accept the ICC .
How to Obtain Your ICC with Sea School Costa Blanca
Upon successful completion of your 2 day RYA Powerboat level 2 course with us you will be able to apply for : ICC powerboats till 10 meters & PWC ( jet ski ) .
ICC Direct Assessment of competence. This can be a half day direct assessment of your theoretical and practical boat handling skills. It’s also possible to book us for a refresher , brush up your theoretical and practical boat handling skills , if experienced 1 day should suffice . Direct assessment ICC is for those that have theoretical and boat handling skills to the same level as one that has passed a 2 day RYA powerboat course . Upon successful completion a ICC can be applied for : Powerboats till 10 meters in coastal waters.
RYA Powerboat level 2 direct assessment. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Direct Assessment is a 0.5 day training (to brush up your existing skills) + 0.5 day assessment allowing you to gain your RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate . Upon successful completion a ICC can be applied for : Powerboats till 10 meters and PWC ( jet ski ) coastal waters .
Who can get an ICC from the RYA ? The RYA is authorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to issue the ICC, on behalf of the UK Government, to qualifying individuals. Applicants for the UK ICC issued by the RYA must be eligible to be issued the certificate and must demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills. If you are resident in a country that has accepted resolution 40 , you must apply for your ICC from your own country list here . if you are resident in a country that has not accepted resolution 40 , you have a ICC from the RYA. Providing you are : Over 16 years old . Can prove your are a resident of that country , recent utility bill etc . Information can be found here
For Example : A Belgium person who is Spanish residente can have an ICC issued by the RYA .
In Spanish waters : 16 & 17 year old’s need a letter of consent from a parent or legal guardian that they can drive a PWC ( jet-ski ) alone . @ this time we are unsure if the same applies to powerboats , when they are in possession of an ICC .