Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Restricted Operator (GMDSS) Refresher Course


Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Restricted Operator (GMDSS) Refresher Course

310,00  240,00 

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. The course provides a wide knowledge of all GMDSS equipment and procedures, on board vessels navigating in area A1 (continuous VHF DSC coverage from the SRC equipped with VHF TR).

Maritime Specialty Course as approved by the DGMM (Dirección General de la Marina Mercante) and endorsed by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation).


We want inform you that our courses are in Spanish, because the Maritime Spanish Authority does not allow us to do courses in English. But our instructors can give you directions in English.

We would also like to inform you that our certificate cannot be presented at the Spanish Authority. The Spanish Maritime Authority accept a Spanish certificate if you do the initial course in Spain. But they can’t check that you have the initial certificate from another country. You will have to present our certificate to the captaincy of the country where you did your initial course

1 days

0 hours of theroy

6 hours of practice

Course dates

Confirmed 26 June - 26 June 26/06 - 26/06 Barcelona

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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 & Safety System, in Maritime Area A1, in accordance with the definition that contemplates the Spanish Law Real Decreto 1185/2006 of October 16th.

This programme fits into the official norm of the Orden FOM/2296/2002 of the Spanish Law, in compliance with the Code of Training of the STCW-78 Convention. It's content appears in Rule IV/2 of the STCW-78 amended Convention, Section A-IV/2 of the Code of Training and the ERC/DEC/(99)01 regulation of the Spanish Regulation.