Training Course on Passenger Ships

The passenger ship certificate, framed in the training, certification and surveillance standards for the crew -STCW courses-, demonstrates that whoever is in its possession has the capacity to provide direct services on board a vessel for the control of passengers.

It is also essential training for those who are going to manage ships with more than 12 passengers. In this way, students guarantee their skills when facing possible emergency situations on board, knowing in depth the different equipment, devices and procedures for the safety of the ship.

For professional performance in the maritime field, it will be necessary to take other courses, although passenger ship training is essential for the provision of services on vessels with a certain number of people on board.

STCW Courses

GMDSS General Operator
Port Master
Professional Pattern (PPER)
Passenger Ships
Maritime Protection Training
Bridge Sailor
Advanced Fire Fighting
Fast Rescue Boats
Non-Fast Rescue Boats

What is the objective of the course?

The objective of training on passenger ships lies in the qualification of students in the following aspects:

Course duration

To complete training on passenger ships, it is necessary to complete the course under the following conditions:

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This course is available all year round but check with Anclademia for the closest available dates.

Who is the Passenger Ship Training Course for?

The Passenger Ship Certificate is aimed at sailors and crew members with emergency functions, which work directly with passengers on passenger ships or ro-ro passenger ships. Likewise, it is also intended for bridge and engine officers and captains.

However, in order to be able to perform professional functions with this qualification It is necessary to have also obtained the Certificate of the Basic Training course in Maritime Safety, in addition to carrying out specific training for each specific assignment on each type of vessel.

Those who want to take the course on Passenger Ships must provide valid documentation and be of legal age.. Ultimately, it is about obtaining and demonstrating certain training for the organization and control of crowds in the event of an emergency on passenger ships with more than 12 passengers.

An official and approved certification, which is carried out by the General Directorate of the Merchant Navy and that is part of the STCW training or, in other words, the training, certification and surveillance standards for the crew.

Price of the Passenger Ship Training Course

Training on Passenger Ships

€ 230
  • 24 theoretical hours
  • 8 h practical
  • Teaching materials
  • Student insurance

Frequent questions

How long does the Passenger Ship Certificate expire?

The Passenger Ship Certificate is valid for 5 years from its issuance, although after this period it can be easily renewed by completing the relevant update and maintenance of skills course.

Can Passenger Ship Training be done online?

As it is a certification that involves internships, it is impossible to carry out the Passenger Ships course online.

What professional opportunities does Passenger Ship Training have?

This course does not offer the possibility of exercising professional functions by itself, although it is essential to develop certain powers related to passenger control. However, in order to perform them it is also necessary to obtain the Certificate of the Basic Training course in Maritime Safety.

Is it mandatory to attend Passenger Ship Training?

Generally, the courses included in the framework of the training, certification and surveillance standards for the crew entail mandatory attendance at all practical classes - in this case 8 hours - and a minimum of 90% of the hours. theoretical, which in this case would be 24.

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