Basic formation

The possession of the "Basic Training Certificate" shall be required for all personnel performing professional maritime duties on civilian vessels, as well as those entrusted with safety or pollution prevention tasks related to ship operations, under of the ship's obligations and instructions, of the emergency plan on board in case of oil pollution or of the safety management manual.

The basic training certificate will be obtained after successfully completing the course, the content of which is developed in Annex I, and must meet the competition rules of section A-VI / 1 of the training code.

The duration of the course will not be less than 70 hours, of which at least, will consist of 45 hours of theoretical content and 25 hours of practical content.