Next Monday the registration period for the "Multipurpose coastal skipper" course will open, which will take place in Águilas starting next September."For a year now we have been developing different courses aimed at the fishing sector, through Galpemur and with the co-financing of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
Specifically, this one that we announce today is being held for the first time in the municipality of Águilas" - The mayor of Águilas, Mari Carmen Moreno, assured yesterday during the presentation of the same.To be able to enroll in this course, with a duration of 630 hours and from which a total of 18 people can benefit, it will be an essential requirement to be in possession of the title of Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education or to fulfill the academic requirement of access to the formative cycles of middle grade or have passed the university entrance exam.
In addition, applicants registered in the municipality of Águilas prior to March 31 will have priority.It should be noted that the multipurpose coastal skipper can act as chief engineer on fishing vessels that have a propulsion power that does not exceed 550KW; be in charge of making navigation guards; perform machine guards on any type of fishing vessel; and enroll as first officer in ships that do not exceed a power of more than 750 KW.After the presentation, the Mayor of Águilas, who was accompanied by the mayor of Fisheries, Bartolo Hernández, and the technician of Economic-Financial Management of the City of Águilas, Diego María Martínez, stressed "that this Government Team has always been aware of the importance of the fishing sector in the locality and taking into account the need to launch actions to promote it, the City Council asked the Local Action Group for Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Region of Murcia (Galpemur) for the aid included in the framework of the European Maritime and Fisheries Social Fund are granted for this sector and have made it possible to carry out not only this course but also those previously developed ".Information and registration for the course, starting next Monday: 968 41 08 77 (from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m.) or at the mail desarrollo@ay Ayuntamientodeaguilas.org
Source: Ayuntamiento de Águilas