Deck Rating (AB)
This course enables the student to become part of the navigational watch, as wheelsman in merchant vessels of tonnage equal or superior to 500 DWT.
Maritime Specialty Course as approved by the DGMM (Dirección General de la Marina Mercante) and endorsed by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation).
45 hours of theroy
25 hours of practice
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Should the student complete a period on board civilian vessels for a period not shorter than 2 months, he will be able to execute the Deck Rate position on board merchant ships, except for fishing vessels. In addition, if the student completes 6 months on board a vessel, he will be able to steer ships not larger than 10 meter LOA and carry on board a maximum of 12 passengers in coastal waters and commercial purposes.
This programme fits into the official norm of the Spanish Law Real Decreto 938/2014 of November 7th, in accordance with the Training Code of the STCW-78 Convention. It's contents appear in Rule II/4 of Chapter II of the STCW-78 amended Convention, Section A-II/4, Chart A-II/4-1 & Section B-II/4 of the Training Code.