STCW Training

Port Boat Skipper Course


150 hours
(110 theoretical and
40 practical)




Stier Training Centre



Port Boat Skipper Course

Get ready for a successful future with our prestigious Port Boat Skipper Certification!

This certification is a gateway to a world of exciting opportunities and challenges. It is so valuable that it is regulated by multiple provisions and regulations, all designed to ensure that our students become true experts in their field.

To be eligible for this certification, a minimum period of 1 year of onboard experience is required, evenly distributed between 6 months in the bridge area and 6 months in the engine room area.

This rigorous requirement ensures that our graduates are fully prepared to take on their professional roles with confidence and competence.

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Target Audience

Anyone who has completed the Basic Safety Training Course and aspires to work in professional roles aboard port vessels and/or improve their job prospects.


To train the student to assume command on civilian vessels not exceeding 100 GT, carrying a maximum of 150 passengers, and navigating in accordance with the conditions and limitations established by current regulations.


Mod 1 – Coastal Navigation

Mod 2 – Meteorology and Oceanography

Mod 3 – Rules regarding sea watches

Mod 4 – Dispatch and crew role

Mod 5 – Navigational contingencies and accidents

Mod 6 – Ship handling and control

Mod 7 – Ship characteristics and dimensions

Mod 8 – Equipment for loading/unloading and cargo stowage

Mod 9 – Holds

Mod 10 – Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

Mod 11 – Search and rescue (IAMSAR)

Mod 12 – International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

Mod 13 – Passenger and crew control in emergency situations

Mod 14 – Fire prevention and fighting

Mod 15 – Abandonment of the vessel and survival equipment

Mod 16 – Environmental protection

Mod 17 – Occupational health and safety on board

Mod 18 – Maritime health

Mod 19 – Engine Section: Theoretical and Practical Knowledge


Certificate approved by the Directorate General of the Merchant Marine (DGMM) and the Ministry of Transport, Mobility, and Urban Agenda (MITMA).

Professional Diploma issued by Grupo Stier, LRQA ISO 9001:2015.

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