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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.
MODALITY AND DURATION
- 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.
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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We are required to offer the course in spanish. If your spanish is limited, we can give you course supplies in English, and our teachers can assist you in english as well, so you can follow the class.