According to the Telecom Law No.10/2003, NTRA is responsible for licensing and supervising the wireless institutes that qualify their attendees to join the GMDSS certification exams of different degrees. NTRA adopts the internationally approved curricula and according to the curricula defined by the Ministerial Decree No. 259/ 2003, NTRA also approves the teaching staff of these institutes and supervises the educational process as well.​