The most frequent courses, provided by the Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre

BULGARIAN MARITIME TRAINING CENTRE, VARNA Presently BMTC provides over 60 different training courses arranged in the following main scopes of training: • Upgrading training Long-term Prep Courses for Qualification Improvement and Upgrading of Maritime Competencies: - Chief Officer and Master Foreign Going – prep course - Chief Engineer - prep course - Second Engineer – prep course - Officer in Navigational Watch – prep course - Officer in Engineering Watch – prep course •Safety Training Courses in accordance with the requirements of STCW 78 ‘as amended: • Basic Safety Training • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats, other than Fast Rescue Boat • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat • Advanced Training in Fire Fighting • Medical Care on Board – initial • Medical Care on Board - refresher • Proficiency in Medical First Aid • Ship Security Officer • Passenger ships familiarization training • Ro-ro Passenger ships familiarization training • Tanker /oil, chemical, gas/ Familiarization • Advanced Training on Oil Tanker Operations • Advanced Training on Chemical Tanker Operations • Advanced Training on Gas Tanker Operations • General Operators Certificate GMDSS – prep course • Restricted Operator Certificate – prep course * Cargo Handling & Stowage Simulator: • Liquid Cargo Handling Course /oil tanker/ • Liquid Cargo Handling Course /chemical tanker/ * Simulation - Navigation: • Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) • Bridge Team Management • Bridge Recourses & Team Management • Bridge Team Management refresher • Ship Manoeuvring and Handling • Operationsl use of AIS BULGARIAN MARITIME TRAINING CENTRE, VARNA * Maritime Engineering Courses: • Engine Team & Resource Management – simulator course • Engine Room Simulator • Electrical and Control Systems • Electrical equipment and automation of SPP • Engine Speed Governors Testing • Fuel Oil Combusting Devices • Maintenance & Repair of Ship’s Turbochargers Company Specified Training: • Enclosed spaces entry and hot work permit • Implementation of the Requirements of ISM/ISO and PSC • Hazardous goods transportation HAZMAT • Risk Assessment & Accident Investigation • Command Skills Development • Navigation Skills for Junior Deck Officers • Efficient Deck Hand • Ship Safety Officer • Container ship familiarization • Ballast Management • FRAMO Pumping System Familiarization Training • Food Safety&Hygiene • Inert Gas Systems and Crude Oil Washing * Maritime English and Computer Training Courses.: • General English (on all levels according to the EC) • Maritime English for Deck Ratings, Masters and Chief Officers • Maritime English for Engine Ratings, Chief and Second Engineers • Maritime English for Ships’ Stewards, cooks and hotel staff • Maritime English – communication skills improvement *Prep courses for Ratings and Support staff: - Able Seaman – prep course - Boatswain – prep course - Ship’s Motorman – prep course - Skipper of Vessel of up to 20 GT-sea-going(rating-attendant) – prep course - Steward – prep course - Ship’s Fitter – prep course - Ship’s Electrician – prep course - Ship’s cook & baker – prep course - Skipper for pleasure craft near coastal – prep course - Skipper for pleasure craft ocean going – prep course BMTC is licensed from National agency for Professional Education and Training for conducting prep training courses for: - 3rd degree of vocational qualification in Marine Engineering - 3rd degree of vocational qualification in Marine Navigation Under shipowners/agents request additional training responded to the companies personnel training needs can be developed.