Escuela de Capacitación Náutico Pesquera
2, Calle Mediterrani
Welcome to the Catalonia Nautical Fishing Training School which answers the training and qualifications needs of professionals in the fishing and diving sector, and provides teaching for degrees of leisure sailing and diving. It has three lines of work: training, study and experimentation, and organizing and conducting examinations to obtain these qualifications.
Training cycles are offered in the fishing and maritime sector and tutoring of the fishing maritime training courses that are taught throughout the Catalan coast. These courses are organized by the school, the fishing guilds, the Social Marine Institute or other entities. Also, refresher courses are offered as well as retraining and advanced training of professionals in the sector.
The school is planning to provide educational programs in high schools, and sixth form colleges, for sailors, divers and recreational anglers. A new project is beginning to promote the studing and development of new technologies and processes that enable greater profitability and decrease the ecological impact. More than 18,000 people have gained professional nautical and fishing qualifications, and almost 20,000 have got a degree in nautical leisure activities with examinations by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.