Global Maritime Distress and Safety System General Operator (GMDSS)
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System General Operator (GMDSS) course, will enable the student to become qualified personnel in charge of emergency, urgency, distress and routine communications. It provides a wide knowledge of all GMDSS equipment and procedures, on board vessels navigating any maritime area (A1, A2, A3 & A4).
Maritime Specialty Course as approved by the DGMM (Dirección General de la Marina Mercante) and endorsed by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation).
50 hours of theroy
70 hours of practice
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This course is oriented to all Masters, Chief Officers and crew in charge of navigational watches in civilian vessels that comply with the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System in any maritime area (A1, A2, A3 & A4), in accordance with the definitions gathered within the Spanish Real Decreto 1185/2006 of October 16th.
This programme fits into the official norm of the Orden FOM/2296/2002, in accordance with the Training Code of the STCW-78 Convention. It's contents appear within Rule IV/2 of the amended STCW-78 Convention, Section A-IV/2 of the Training Code and the ERC/DEC/(99)01.