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Port Skipper. Theoretical and practical course of formation for the professional nautical certification of the Port Skipper that prepares the student in the planning and direction of a coastal crossing and to determine the situation in a safe way. Perform a secure navigation guard. Control the operation of the ship and the care of people on board, with which you can exercise as a standard of merchant ships gross tonnage not exceeding 100 GT that sail no more than 3 miles from a port and transporting a maximum of 150 passengers.
The functions of skipper and chief engineer can be performed simultaneously , provided that the ship has the appropriate automation and the power does not exceed 375 KW in a single engine, or twice in two or more engines.
STCW course approved in Spain by the DGMM. It is taught in Barcelona and Girona.
- 120 hours theoretical content.
- 30 hours practical content.
To obtain the certificate, attendance is mandatory to at least 90% of the theoretical part and 100% of the practices.
The Professional Certificate Port Skipper has a validity of 5 years, after this time has to be updated by holding a competency maintenance course.
We have created Training Packs that combine several certificates required to work in the maritime sector.
Escola Port | Formación Profesional del Mar, certified nautical school teaches the course of PORT SKIPPER in accordance with the STCW Convention.
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- ID, NIE or passaport.
- Minimal age 20 years old.
- Knowledge of bridge and naval machines.
- Planning the course or path.
- Maritime navigation.
- Naval construction.
- Stability and hydrostatics.
- Regulations to prevent collisions.
- Maritime beaconing.
- Safety at sea.
- Ship's energy facilities.
- Naval machines.
- Maritime English.
- Crowd control.
- Maritime law.
- Work safety on board.
Articles 10, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, transitory provision two, additional provision one and three of Royal Decree 973/2009, of June 12, which regulates the professional qualifications of the merchant marine (BOE No. 159, of June 2, 2009). Order of 21.06.01 on professional cards (BOE of 10.07.01). Order FOM / 1836/2005 by which the Order of 21/6/01 is modified. Order FOM / 2296/2002 of September 4. International Convention on standards for training, certification and guard for seafarers STCW 78-95-10. Training Code, Certification and Guard for Seafarers Section A-II / 3 and table.
- Photocopy of the DNI, NIE or passport, in force.
- Certified photocopy of the diploma of the course "Employer Port", according to the corresponding Order, issued by Escola Port.
- Proof of payment of fees for " Professional Maritime Titles and Recreation ".
- Proof of a period of embarkation in Spanish civil ships with a gross tonnage exceeding 5 GT and a power exceeding 100 KW, not less than 12 months (at least 6 months in the bridge service and 6 months in the engine service).
- Proof of ownership of Basic Training certificates, Restricted Operator of the GMDSS and Initial Specific Health Training.
- Medical recognition of maritime embarkation, in force, made by ISM (Institut Social Soc).