6- How can I request a visit? How long do they last?

Group visits to the Aixola Training Centre can be adapted to the needs of each situation. We usually receive schools, vocational training centres, delegations of the maritime-fishing sector from other regions and countries, as well as other groups interested in our activity. The standard visit has a duration of 1 hour and a half; this […]

5- I have a broken-down boat, can the centre repair or restore it?

Aixola cannot carry out repairs for private individuals. All collaborations for the construction, repair and restoration of boats and equipment are carried out with non-profit entities; they must be used for non-profit purposes, as well as being in line with the course’s objectives. There is a protocol detailing the criteria to meet by these collaborations.

4- Which course has the highest labour output?

To find out the degree of integration of the students trained in the CF “A Aixola”, a telephone survey is carried out 6 months after the end of each course. In recent times (courses of 2014 to 2016), around 80% of our students were unemployed at the beginning of their training. 74% of the people […]

3.1- What kind of diploma do I get? Is it official?

All the training given at the centre is in the range of non-regulated one, that is to say, it is training that does not lead to an academic certificate, but which recognise as the students who take it with a Certificate of Participation with use issued by the Technology Centre of the Sea- CETMAR Foundation. […]

2.3- What is the admission test?

  1. Written test: it is different according to the speciality, including conversion of units, calculation of surfaces or volumes, rules of three for cost calculation and may include questions about general knowledge of the subject matter.
  2. Interview: It includes sections about socio-occupational characterisation, educational level and relationship with the maritime and fishing sector; it is completed with information on motivation, course application project and experience in manual activities and workshops, as well as relationship with the sea for non-professional reasons (federation in leisure activities, collaboration with entities promoting maritime heritage); other aspects may also be evaluated in specific cases. Participation in previous Aixola courses and enrolment in future courses will be reviewed.

2.1- Are there any requirements to enrol in the courses?

There are two types of courses, with different requirements, depending on whether or not they lead to a certificate of professionalism: 1.COURSES WITH CERTIFICATE OF FINALISATION (Areas of composites, wood, sail and pneumatics, installations and plastics): PRE-REGISTRATION must be made through the web forms. Interested persons must enrol in each course, indicating name, surname, e-mail […]

1.2- Do students receive mobility grants?

None of the offered courses include mobility grants to attend the Training Centre, nor any other type of financial contribution to students. In the case of practical trips in which it is required to travel outside the Centre, a common means of transport will be provided or the corresponding expenses will be paid for students […]