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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FOREIGNERS’ MARITIME PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMM (PEPME)


• Deck Officer (FONT)
• Engineering Officer (FOMQ)

:. BEGINNING AND DURATION

.
Beginning: January
. Duration: 8 semesters (Deck); and 7 semesters (Engineering).

:. VACANCIES OFFERED

Defined by the Directory of Ports And Coast

:. QUALIFICATIONS AND DEMANDED REQUIREMENTS

a) be between seventeen (complete) and less than twenty four years old;

b) be single and never get married during the course;

c) have completed the high school level;

d) Minimum Physical Requirements:
.. minimum height: 1,54 (female) 1,56 (male)
.. maximum height: 1,95 (both sexes)
.. weight: the equivalent, in kg, to the result of the application of the percentage of 10 % on the exceeding value of 1m on the height of the candidate, of plus (maximum limit) and of minus (minimum limit). Example: an applicant with a height of 1,70m, to be considered apt, must weigh between 63 and 77 kg. The weighing parameters, which are not rigid, must be correlated to other data of the clinical examination (muscular mass, bone conformation, proportionality, biotype, localized fat tissue, etc.)
.. visual acuity: 20/40 without correction, corrected to 20/20 in one eye and up to 20/30 in the other, with best optical correction possible. The applicant operated for the correction of myopia will not be considered apt.
.. vision of colors: light and medium dischromatopsies will be admitted; and
.. teeth: minimum of 20 natural teeth healthy or treated, ten on each arcade; normal articulation and healthy soft tissues;

e) Present health certificate with the following exams:
.. lung radiography or teleradiography
.. blood: Glucose, Ureia, Full Blood Exam (FBE), Lues Serology and Anti HIV (ELISA test)
.. Urine: General Urine Examination (GUE); and
.. feces (parasites)

f) Be capable of:
- men – running 2000 meters in the maximum time of 12 (twelve) minutes and swimming 50 m (any style) in the maximum time of 2 (two) minutes.
- women – running 1600 meters in the maximum time of 12 (twelve) minutes and swimming 50 m (any style) in the maximum time of 2 (two) minutes.

:. FACILITIES TO THE STUDENTS

a) lodgings and food;
b) uniform and bed clothing;
c) medical and dental care;
d) technical and leisure library;
e) sporting practicing;
f) financial support, in Reals, to small expenses, even when aboard, during academy time and practicing time; and
g) practicing time on a Brazilian ship, when possible (see G annex)

:. COURSES’ LOCATIONS AND ADDRESSES FOR COMPLMENTARY INFORMATION REQUESTS

CENTRO DE INSTRUÇÃO ALMIRANTE GRAÇA ARANHA
Av. Brasil, no 9020 – Olaria
Rio de Janeiro – Estado do Rio de Janeiro
CEP 21031-831

CENTRO DE INSTRUÇÃO ALMIRANTE BRAZ DE AGUIAR
Rodovia Artur Bernardes, 245 - Pratinha
Belém, Estado do Pará
CEP 66816-900

Scholarships offered by CIAGA? Applicants proposed by the governments of Argentina, Bolívia, Chile, Equador, Paraguai, Peru and Uruguai; and to CIABA, the applicants proposed by the African countries, of the Central America, Colombia, Guianas and Venezuela.

:. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

The reservation scholarship request must be made by the proper friendly country’s governmental section responsible for the merchant marine affairs, according to the regulations (PEPME) found in the Brazilian Diplomatic Representations.

The confirmation, by the Brazilian government, about the scholarships granted will be communicated to the solicitor government up to July 31st, by the Brazilian diplomatic representative.

:. PRESENTATION DATE

The presentation will be directly at the designated instruction center up to the date determined by the Brazilian government, so that to make it possible to accord with the adaptation period, in January.

:. SCHOOL REGIME

The student shall obey the rules and regulations that regulate his academy life and discipline in the instruction centers.

The student shall remain in internship, licenses on the weekends, holidays and school vacations, during which foreign students may be authorized by the instruction centers and at their expenses, to travel to their native countries.

When aboard, cadets shall obey each ship’s routine.

The foreign students’ fee may be cancelled by a Commander´s Act on the following circumstances:
- completion or interruption of the course
- reproval
- abandon
- serious disciplinary fault
- definitive inaptitude after health examinations

:. CERTIFICATES

By the end of scholar period, the Instruction Center shall confer the approved cadet the Certificate of Completion as well as the Scholar Memory.

The cadet who satisfactorily completes the apprenticeship period, as ruled in annexes A and B, shall be conferred, by the Instruction Center, the Certificate of Competency, as determined by the STCW –78 - 95, article VI, according to the item 1, Rule II-I (DECK) or item I, Rule III-I

:. GENERAL TOPICS

a) The facilities mentioned in item VI will not be extended to the student’s family;

b) The Instruction Center will not pay for students’ transportation, sot even during scholar vacations;

c) The Brazilian government will not be charged for expenses related to:
- trip insurance;
- medical or dental treatments initiated without the Instruction Center´s authorization;
- any compensation in case of death or personal accident
- loss or personal belongings’ damages
- students’ remaining in Brazil after the completion (or fee cancellation) of the course (the responsibility, in any case, is of the student’s native country, through its diplomatic representative in Brazil); and
- apprenticeship period

d) Health and personal insurance are highly recommendable; and

e) Annex C has the summaries of Physics , Calculus and English, considered basic to the course.


SPECIALIZATION COURSES FOR MERCHANT MARINE OFFICERS

More detailed information may be obtained in the Maritime Professional Education Program for Foreign Students, with the Brazilian Diplomatic Representatives.

 


 

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