List of the most frequent courses, provided by the Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre



9026 Varna, 73 Vasil Droumev Str.; tel: +(359 52) 380 574; 302 501; 380 575  Fax: + (359 52) 302 503, email: 

 Presently provides over 40 different training courses focusing on the following main areas of training:
•Safety Training Courses in accordance with the requirements of STCW 78’ as amended:

  • Basic Safety Training
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats,different from Fast Rescue Boats
  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat - initial
  • Advanced Training in Fire Fighting - initial and refreher
  • Medical Care on Board - initial
    *Medical Care on Board - refresher
    * Proficiency in Medical First Aid
  • Ship Security Officer
  • Specialized training for personnel on passenger ships including ro-ro passenger ships
  • Proficiency in security awareness
  • Proficiency for seafarers with designated security duties
  • Marine Environment Awareness
  • Use of leadership and managerial skill
  • Application of leadership and teamworking skills
  • Train the Trainers 6.09
  • Train the Trainers 6.10

     * Tanker Operations:

     * Simulation - Navigation:

  • Enclosed spaces entry and hot work permit
  • Introduction to of ISM/ISO and PSC for Safety
  • Hazardous goods transportation HAZMAT
  • Risk Management & Incident Investigation
  • Command Skills Development
  • Navigation Skills for Junior Deck Officers
  • Crew skills development for deck officers
  • Efficient Deck Hand
  • Ship Safety Officer
  • Ballast Management Awareness
  • Food Safety & Hygiene
  • Safe work with Slings, Hitch Loads and Load-lifting rigging on ships
  • Introduction to the NOx Code

      * Engineering Courses:

  • Engine Team & Resource Management
  • Engine Room Simulator training
  • Monitoring and Operation of Main and Auxiliary Machinery and Associated Control Systems
  • Еnergy Efficiency Operations on ships

*Prep courses for higher maritime competency:
-for masters and chiefmates (Master of science in Navigation)
-for chief and second engineers (Master of science in Marine Engineering)
          Prep courses for Ratings and Support staff and Training and upgrading professional knowledge and skills:
-             Skipper of Vessel of up to 40 GT-sea-going (rating-attendant)

 different types of tailormade courses, etc.
BMTC is also approved Marlins test centre.