COURSES

“PILOT OF SHIP TO 40BT BY SEA”

The course for acquiring a license “Pilot of Ship to 40bt by sea” is conducted in accordance with the requirements of Ordinance No. 6 on the competence of seafarers in the Republic of Bulgaria and the National Standard for conducting this training. Graduates of this course will acquire knowledge, skills and practical experience of conducting a right to operate a vessel up to 40bt in different conditions of the environment and in an unlimited navigation area.

The course is available in Bulgaria:

  • Daily, with a duration of 10 school days (on Saturdays and Sundays or in the preferred group days of the week), of which 7 theory, 2 flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.

  • Evening, with a duration of 16 school days (two or three times a week in the evening), of which 13 days theory, 2 days flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.

  • Distance/e-Learning, with a duration of 16 school days, of which 13 days distance/e-Learning for theoretical classes and 3 days in attendance-2 days of flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.

Requirements for learners:

  • Education-at least basic education;

  • Foreign language proficiency – not required;

  • Computer skills – not required, but it is advisable to learn the MS Office package and to work with a distance learning platform;

  • Age of 18 years;

  • Health condition-to be healthy fit, confirmed by a medical certificate issued by a medical institution approved by the Maritime Administration;

Theoretical training includes:

  • Navigation;

  • Steering and manoeuvring;

  • Maritime affairs and maritime legislation;

  • IRPCS 72, IALA, ISS;

  • Structure of the ship;

  • Ship power systems and Technical training;

The flotation practice is carried out in Lakes near the cities, and at the request of the trainees on the sea in the city of Tsarevo and includes training for:

  • Managing a vessel in transition, manoeuvring, berthing and anchoring.

  • Execution of basic maneuvers with different variants of propulsion, in different situations and conditions of the environment.

  • Actions in emergency situations and in rescuing a person overboard.

The course ends with a test on the taught theory and practical exam. On the basis of the achieved results Voordewind issued a certificate for completed course to the successful participants. The students acquire the right to sit an exam by the "Maritime Administration" for acquiring aptitude and issuing an internationally recognized certificate for “Pilot of Ship to 40bt by sea”.

The training is conducted by highly qualified lecturers with higher maritime education and long captain's sailing experience. The instructors have extensive practical experience in maritime affairs and sailing.

The training and consultations can be conducted in Bulgarian, Russian, German and English languages.

Course Price:

  • By regular training 729 BGN
  • By distance learning 510 BGN

The price does not include the cost of transport, food and accommodation of the trainees during the flotation, if it is conducted at sea.

For inquiries and registrations: Tel. 00359 888 71 41 01br />


“PILOT OF SMALL SHIP

The course for acquiring a license “Pilot of small Ship” in Europe's inland waterways is conducted in accordance with the requirements of Ordinance No. 6 on the competence of seafarers in the Republic of Bulgaria and the National Standard for conducting this training. Graduates of this course will acquire knowledge, skills and practical experience of conducting a right to operate a small vessel in different conditions of the environment and in Europe's inland waterways.

The course is available in Bulgaria:

  • Daily, with a duration of 7 school days (on Saturdays and Sundays or in the preferred group days of the week), of which 4 theory, 2 flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.
  • Evening, with a duration of 11 school days (two or three times a week in the evening), of which 8 days theory, 2 days flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.
  • Distance/e-Learning,with a duration of 11 school days, of which 8 days distance/e-Learning for theoretical classes and 3 days in attendance-2 days of flotation practice and 1 day internal exam.

Requirements for learners:

  • Education-at least basic education;
  • Foreign language proficiency – not required;
  • Computer skills – not required, but it is advisable to learn the MS Office package and to work with a distance learning platform;
  • Age of 18 years;
  • Health condition-to be healthy fit, confirmed by a medical certificate issued by a medical institution approved by the Maritime Administration;

Theoretical training includes

  • River boat navigation;
  • Rules for sailing on the Danube;
  • Steering and manoeuvring;
  • River affairs and maritime legislation;
  • Structure of the ship;
  • Ship power systems and Technical training;

The flotation practice is carried out in Lakes near the cities, and at the request of the trainees on the Danube in the towns of Svishtov and Russe and includes training for:

  • Managing a vessel in transition, manoeuvring, berthing and anchoring.
  • Execution of basic maneuvers with different variants of propulsion, in different situations and conditions of the environment.
  • Actions in emergency situations and in rescuing a person overboard.

The course ends with a test on the taught theory and practical exam. On the basis of the achieved results Voordewind issued a certificate for completed course to the successful participants. The students acquire the right to sit an exam by the "Maritime Administration" for acquiring aptitude and issuing an internationally recognized certificate for “Pilot of small Ship”.

The training is conducted by highly qualified lecturers with higher maritime education and long captain's sailing experience. The instructors have extensive practical experience in maritime affairs and sailing.

The training and consultations can be conducted in Bulgarian, Russian, German and English languages.

Course Price:

  • By regular training 619 BGN
  • By distance learning 433 BGN

The price does not include the cost of transport, food and accommodation of the trainees during the flotation, if it is conducted at Danube.

For inquiries and registrations: Tel. 00359 888 71 41 01

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