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Learning Opportunity: Professional Courses of Contramestre (Marinha Mercante)

Professional Courses of Contramestre (Marinha Mercante)

Course Information

Professional courses are secondary level courses and aim at the development of personal and professional skills, preparing the students who attend them to enter the job market or to access post-secondary education or higher education, if that is their will.

The courses in operation are integrated in several areas of education and training.
These courses have a curricular structure organized by modules, which allows greater flexibility and respect for the learning rhythms of each student.

The curricular matrix of the Professional Courses integrates components of socio-cultural, scientific and technical formation.

  • The socio-cultural training component aims to contribute to the construction of students' personal, social and cultural identity;
  • The scientific training component aims at acquiring and developing a set of scientific knowledge and basic skills of the respective course.
  • The technical training component aims to acquire and develop a set of knowledge of a technological, technical and practical nature, structuring the professional qualification aimed at.

This last component of training must include in-service training, in order to acquire and develop technical, relational and organizational skills relevant to professional qualification.

It should also be noted that some of the programs of the Professional Courses are already organized, in terms of the technical component, according to the training guidelines of the National Qualification Framework (NQF).

This learning opportunity corresponds to the qualification of Contramestre (Marinha Mercante) (840CP280)

Contramestre (Marinha Mercante)

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Operating regime:Daytime

Duration Information: 

Duração de 3 anos.
De 2016-09-01 até 2019-07-31.

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The Professional Courses are intended for young people who have completed the 9th year of schooling (3rd cycle of basic education) or equivalent training.

Admission Procedure: 

For information on the admission procedure, please contact the institution directly or consult information on the Institution's website.

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
AEMAR - Instituto de Tecnologias Náuticas
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Complexo de Estudos Náuticos - Av. Eng. Bonneville Franco - Espargal

2770 - 058 PAÇO DE ARCOS



Geographical coordinates:

Latitude: 38,691685

Longitude: -9,299273

Phone: 214697010
Fax: 214697015

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Contramestre (Marinha Mercante)
Other Qualification Awarded Term:

The successful completion of a Professional Course gives the issuance of a high school diploma and a professional certification, conferring the level 4 qualification of the NQF.

Qualification awarded description:

Contramestre (Marinha Mercante)

Awarding body:

Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional, I.P.

Awarding body contact info:

Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional, I.P.

Av. 24 de Julho, n.º 138, 1399-026 Lisboa.

- Telefone: 21 394 37 00;

- Fax: 21 394 37 99;

- Email: anqep@anqep.gov.pt

Horário de atendimento ao público:

Todos os dias úteis das 10h30 às 12h30 e das 14h30 às 16h30.

Telefone: 21 394 37 00

Email de atendimento ao cidadão: pontodeinformacao@anqep.gov.pt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Complexo de Estudos Náuticos - Av. Eng. Bonneville Franco - Espargal

2770-058 Paço de Arcos

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