Duration: 150 teaching hours, 110 theoretical and 40 practices, you can only miss 10% in the
theoretical part.
Time: 23 days to 7 hours daily
Pattern of merchant ships of gross tonnage not exceeding 100 GT carrying out navigations
that do not travel more than 3 miles from the port and carry a maximum of 150 passengers.
You can simultaneously perform the functions of boss and machine manager, provided that the
ship has the right automatisms and the power does not exceed 375 KW in a single
engine, or double in two or more engines.
The holders of the Professional Title of Port Employer may exercise as employer in
fishing vessels, not exceeding 12 meters in length and not more than 3 miles away from a
port or refuge area, provided they prove a shipment of at least 12 months as
sailor in the bridge section of fishing vessels after obtaining the
professional title of port employer, and are registered in the Registry of Professionals
of the Fishing Sector. They may simultaneously exercise command of the vessel and the service
of machines, as long as the characteristics of the boat and the power allow
engine does not exceed 100 kW.
1. Having reached 20 years of age.
2. Have the Certificate of Specialization in Basic Safety Training
3. Pass the theoretical course and practical tests
4. Have made a period of embarkation in Spanish civilian vessels of tonnage
gross exceeding 5 GT and power exceeding 100 KW, not less than 12 months,
having to prove at least 6 months in the bridge service and 6 months in
machine service
5. Having passed the medical examination of maritime shipping made by
the Social Institute of the Navy at the time of the application for the title
Theoretical Module – 110 hours
 Plan a trip, including consumption
 Navigation by estimate
 Determine situations by coastlines
 Determine situations and defeats by means of aids system
 Interpretation of weather conditions through maps and
 International Regulations to Prevent Approaches at Sea

 Interpretation of charts and nautical publications
 Protection and safety of passengers in emergency situations
 Standard vocabulary in English
 Tightness and stability of the ship
 Measures to take in case of emergency
 Principles of maneuver and governance of the ship
 Pollution prevention of the marine environment
 Legal responsibilities of the ship’s owner
 Operation of the main and auxiliary machines of the ship
 Engine maintenance, breakdown repair and maintenance plan
Practical Module – 40 hours
 Perform boat governance exercises
 Perform real exercises consisting of three lines of position: delay,
marking, routing
 Perform government maneuvers in accordance with the International Regulations
Prevention Approaches
 Simulate emergency situations: collision, beached, waterway, man to the water,
rescue or abandonment
 Simulate English language communication
 Perform breakdown repair tests, simulated on the engines, system
government electrical system
 Perform basic equipment check tests before going out to sea: propeller,
safety equipment, batteries