QUALIFICATIONS
Cadets
On graduating from Coast Guard Academy, cadets can acquire any of the following qualifications.
Bachelor's degree of Maritime Safety.
Requirements for admission to graduate schools.
Exemption from preliminary test to the State Law Examination.
The 1st Class Small Craft Operator.

One of the following qualifications proper to each specialized Cluster.
Cluster 1 (Navigation): The 3rd Class Marine Engineer (Navigation) (exempted from written test).
Cluster 2 (Marine Engineering): The 3rd Class Marine Engineer (Engine) (exempted from written test).
Cluster 3 (Information and Communications): The 1st Class Radio Operator for on-the-sea Services (exempted from basic radio engineering, telecommunications, English). The 1st Class Technical Radio Operator for on-the-ground Services (exempted from basic radio engineering). The Radio Operator for in-the-air Services.