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Preventing and combating pollution (Advanced operating level)
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Designed for Group Leaders with medium grade university education assigned to operations that involve loading, unloading, and handling oil in maritime and port environments: harbours, shipyards, oil rigs, ship scrapping operations, facilities that receive oil, and any other maritime facility under Spanish sovereignty, sovereign rights, or jurisdiction, whether operations are performed by fixed, mobile, or floating means.

Law: RD 253/2004 of 13 February.

Order FOM/555/2005 of 2 March.

The Jovellanos Center is homologated by the DGMM Resolution of September 23, 2005.


The course is designed to provide trainees with knowledge on spill prevention, containment and collection systems, the appropriate equipment and its maintenance and repair, in addition to emergency team management techniques and logistical issues, in order to provide the correct response to marine pollution situations, according to the basic structure established in contingency plans.



Course regulated under Orden FOM 555/2005 of 2 March.

Common module.

Advanced Operating Level.

Practical training.


The course consists of 28 hours and it´s delivered over a period of  4 days.