PMTC TRAINING COURSES

Able Seafarer

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The Able Seafarer Engine training course aims to
prepare trainee’s with operational skills and
knowledge to perform engineering duties in a
manned engine-room or designated to perform
duties in a periodically unmanned engine-room as
well as carry out other ships machinery.

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11 Weeks

Basic Computing & IT Skills

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The Basic Computer & IT program is aimed at learners who have low-level Computer knowledge and very limited experience with the functions of a computer. To improve computer skills and knowledge, the learners are introduced to and use Windows programs.
The activities in this program address the needs of learners who want to learn basic computer skills to enhance their employability or for their personal interests and goals.
It's important to have a solid foundation of basic computer skills. Depending on your industry and employer, the computer skills you need will greatly vary. Understanding the various types of basic computer skills will help you to better understand what skills may be required for your field.

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3 Days

Bridge Resource Management

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This training will provide the participants with theory and practical cases studies, group discussions and supervision training, to grasp the significant role of the bridge navigation team which consists of ships masters, watch officers and watch ratings. During the training, the participants will be made aware of the essence of using the knowledge and managing bridge resources efficiently. The bridge resource management training emphasizes decision making ,based on situational awareness and how human factors such as individual behavior and interaction between the team toward establishing watch conditions based upon workload and potential threat to the vessel, with the focus to prevent casualty and human error.

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3 Days

Company Security Officer

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This training follows the IMO Model course 3.20, with the aim to provide participants with a firm understanding of the purpose of the ISPS Code and current maritime security threats and patterns relating to shipping and ports. The training provides awareness on the recent conventions that are applied onboard vessels, engaged on international trade. Participants will be embedded with the knowledge of current security threats affecting international shipping industry and the interfacing measures with port facilities serving international ships. This training will enable participants to understand the reality of today’s security issues on a global scale and how it can affect trade and commerce. Participant’s mindset will be enlightened to see the seriousness of current security threats ranging from piracy, terrorism, contraband, smuggling, collateral damage, cargo theft and etc, which affects shipping and ports all around the globe. This training aims to motivate participants to acquire the required knowledge and skills to competently perform in their capacity as company security Officers to ensure ships are managed well to comply with the ISPS Code requirement and flag state’s obligations.

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Computing & I.T

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Crowd Control & Crisis Management

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The course is aimed at any person designated on muster lists with the responsibility for the safety of passengers in emergency situations on board passenger ships.
This course addresses the main factors to be aware of in a crisis and the key measures seafarers should deploy, such as how ship’s crew assess and respond to a crisis using the resources available; how the crew cope with the stress involved; how ship’s crew control large numbers of passengers and how the ship’s crew communicate effectively with passengers. This training will assist candidates to appreciate utilise existing resources on board, such as, any other person assigned immediate responsibility for embarking and disembarking passengers, for loading, discharging or securing cargo, or for closing hull openings.

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5 Days

Deck Rating 1

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The PMTC is endeavored to extend its training by offering Deck Rating Grade 1 course, which complies in principle with the mandatory minimum requirements for certification of ratings forming part of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more as specified in section A-II/4 of STCW Code including 2010 Manila Amendments.
The training course has been tailored by Pacific Maritime Training College (PMTC) into a series of courses that suit the PNG Shipping Industry.

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11 Weeks

Diploma for Ship and Port Agents

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Ship and Port Agents training will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide a vital role within the overall supply chain and operate in a highly competitive market place for their services.

The increasing complexity of the sector requires well-trained and highly educated people to enter the profession. Rapid change in the supply chain requires exciting agents to engage in CPD and ensure they stay on top of their profession. The course includes a thorough examination of the modern agent’s role, the different services required and provided, core commercial skills, legal issues for Agents, and the latest contemporary issues in the sector.

Today’s successful ship and port agents have to:
• Respond to customer and supply chain processes which have become vastly more agile and globally spread
• Delivered a wider, varied and complex set of services, in a more competitive market
• Posses vast knowledge and be ready to respond and “roll up their sleeves” to get tasks completed
• Understand the needs of owners, shipbrokers, charterers, cargo owners and cargo receivers
• Dorm close client partnerships based on expertise and proven professionalism
• Progress from traditional port Agents who merely provide local knowledge and physical presence in a port

Good agents now need to provide a complete package of support and assistance with supply chain services to ensure a smooth connection of vessel and cargo from prior to arrival until after departure- with solutions for customers that combines the right people, the right services and at the right cost.

On completion of all modules been studied, and up on passing all assessments, you will be issued a certificate referencing the qualification gained with recognition from the awarding academic body.

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2 Months

Diploma in Container Surveying

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To produce competent and knowledgeable graduates for maritime related field; survey & inspection management, shipping, logistics & transportation and international trade.
To produce quality graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in the Survey and Inspection Management, Shipping, Logistics and Transport, and import export.
This program specializes in ship inspection, cargo and container handling.
Our course is fully covering these areas and more.

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2 Weeks

Diploma in Crew Management and Agency

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Crew management for ships incorporates a variety of activities handled by crew management companies and their manning agencies.
The person in charge of crew management is responsible for the manning of vessels under a crew management contract. This includes the sourcing, recruitment, selection, deployment, scheduling, training/upgrading programs, and on-going management of seafarers engaged on vessels under crew management contracts.
It also involves crew administrative aspects, such as payroll services, travel arrangements, insurance, assistance with health, banking & financial services, career guidance, communication duties, as well as team-building and family/social programs; you will have the chance to have a general idea about this and more in this training course.
During this course, participants will learn about the challenges of operating in a competitive global market, relevant legal and insurance conventions and regulations and commercial principles of business management. As an internationally-oriented course, an emphasis is placed on the principal maritime labor markets.
This Diploma in Crew Management is ideal for professionals working in shipping personnel management. This may include roles dealing with anything form recruiting to on shore management. Qualified candidates may include, but are not limited to:
• Fleet personnel managers
• Crew managers
• Operations managers
• Fleet personnel officers
• Human Resources (HR) managers.

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2 Months

Diploma in Maritime and Ship Management

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Shipping controls the seaward side of the international maritime business. It is responsible for carrying over 90% of world trade and employs millions of people around the globe in various roles, from ship and port management to finance law, insurance, ship broking and ship agency services. The program will provide a thorough knowledge and understanding of shipping management which are vital for the effective operations and uninterrupted flow of an international supply chain. Effective management in the different areas of maritime operations are examined while keeping in line with the rapidly changing shipping field.

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2 Months

Electronic Chart Display & Information System (ECDIS)

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The Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) is a computer-based navigation information system that complies with the international Maritime regulations and can be used as an alternative to paper charts. This course is intended to provide the knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS and electronic charts fully purposely to safely navigate vessels whose primary means of navigation is ECDIS. The course emphasizes both the application and learning of ECDIS in a variety of underway contexts.

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5 Days

Enclosed Space Entry Procedure

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The enclosed space entry procedure course is designed to prepare officers and crew members joining ships to become aware of the dangers involved with work and entry into enclosed spaces on board the ship. The candidates are informed of the the risks associated with enclosed spaces and trained to prevent accidents by taking suitable precautions while working in enclosed spaces.

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2 Days

Engine Rating 1

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The PMTC is endeavored to extend its training by offering Engine Rating Grade 1 course, which complies in principle with the mandatory minimum requirements for certification of ratings forming part of an engineering watch as specified in section A-III/4 and B-III/4 of STCW Code in accordance with the 2010 Manila Amendments.
The training course has been tailored by Pacific Maritime Training College (PMTC) into a series of courses that suit the machinery spaces of typical PNG Ships that normally do not have boilers as part of their machinery.

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12 Weeks

Engineer 1

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Engineer 2

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Engineer 3

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This training course is aimed at preparing marine engineers to become part of the team performing engineering watch duties or become chief engineers on ships with propulsion powers up to 750KW. Every candidate for certification as officer of watch for ships engine-room or chief engineer on vessels propulsion power up to 750KW, shall be primarily in charge of operating and monitoring the mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, refrigeration plant, pumping systems, ventilation systems and control equipment, as well as being in charge of modern ships sophisticated engine management systems and the maintenance of the machinery.
Further to the maintenance and operation of marine power plants, this training enables the marine engineer to manage the ships fuel systems, to calculate fuel consumption and storage requirements on vessels The training is aimed at enabling the engineer with practical trade skills, good management knowledge, analytical thinking skills, good command of English, both written and verbal, including interactive communication skills, all coalesced to groom the engineer in demonstrating good leadership approach, the right kind of attitude to be decisive, be calm and be able to inspire confidence in others in a complex modern ships machinery space.

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12 Months

Engineer 4

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This training will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate propulsion plant (s) and auxiliary equipment on a vessel or can be a chief engineer on vessels with propulsion power up to 500KW. This training shall prepare the marine engineer to perform the duties of operating and monitoring the mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic, refrigeration plant, pumping systems, air conditioning systems, ventilation systems, control equipment and in addition to take charge of engine room watch. It will also be aimed at providing the marine engineer with the essential theory and practical knowledge to be resourceful in operating and solving ships machinery problems related to mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems, electrical systems and issues with ships stability. This training will enable the marine engineer to manage the ships fuel systems, to calculate fuel consumption and storage requirements on vessels.

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7 Months

Engineer 5

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The Marine Engineer Class 5 course is a competency based training. This training provides participants with theory and practical understanding of tasks that are required of a marine engineer to competently perform watch keeping duties on vessels machinery space or be chief engineers on vessels up to 250KW propulsion power on near coastal trade. The training covers broad range of topics areas covering, theoretical engineering knowledge, auxiliary machinery that support the operation of ships, safety rules, electrical and hydraulic systems. The training enables skill building, covering mechanical skill, problem solving skills and analytical skills to be competent when dealing with emergencies at sea.

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16 Weeks

Familiarization Training on how to use life jackets

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This course aims to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills on using life jackets.

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1 Day

Fire Fighting _ Advanced

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Advanced training in firefighting is based on the provisions of table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code as amended. This course is for deck and engineering officers who would be designated to perform command and control of firefighting operations on board. Candidates will be exposed to different fire scenarios where they will apply their training and use firefighting equipment in simulated scenarios. A variety of practical exercises involving fighting fires of different types or classes and intensity are included in this level of training to provide a realistic shipboard environment, which can occur in any environment or situation. Ship board fires at sea can be a result of accidents, collisions, mechanical failure in engines and cargoes catching fire. Fire hazards associated with shipboard fire varies widely and depends on the risks of accidents, combustibility of the materials used in structures, the types of cargoes carried in ships and etc.
Firefighting knowledge and skills are essential to all seafarer’s, officers and crew alike, therefore training to fight fires is a compulsory requirement and a important requirement to serve onboard.

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5 Days

Fire Fighting _ Basic

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This course aims to provide a basic awareness on the theory of fire, Fire Fighting equipment and their uses.

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1 Day

First Aid_Advanced

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This course is designed for seafarers who would apply immediate advanced first aid in the event of an accident or illness onboard a vessel.

This is an advanced first aid training course for seafarers that meet IMO: STCW Regulation VI/4 and STCW Code Section A-VI/4, and requirements under TP 13008 Training Standards for Marine First Aid and Marine Medical Care.

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3 Days

First Aid_Elementary

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The Elementary First Aid Course covers basic theory and practical sessions. The training will enable the participant to provide assessment of needs of casualties and threats to own safety, appreciation of body structure and functions.
The course is aimed at all seafarers to equip them with the basic knowledge and skills to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency and also to provide a first response, life support and management of casualties and incidents until medical aid arrives.

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2 Days

Forklift Operator

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This course with the understanding, preparation and Operation of forklifts. Training instruction and activities are based on actual devices to take full advantage of the practical aspects of the work carried on board of a vessel or off-shore.

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3 Days

GMDSS Operators Certificate _ Nonrestricted

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This training involves a combination of theory and practical lessons using GMDSS radio simulators, covering practical applications in the areas of Radio regulations and procedures relating to Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). The General Operators Certificate (GOC) is the highest level of GMDSS radio operator qualification and is suitable for professional mariners performing navigation watch duties on SOLAS size vessels that are equipped with GMDSS equipment.
The training enables participants to gain detailed practical knowledge of the equipment of ship stations including digital selective calling (DSC), the principles of telex over radio, and to inmarsat systems. Participants will be introduced to the operational procedures and practices and the exchange of communications relevant to the safety of life at sea.

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10 Days

GMDSS Operators Certificate _
Restricted

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This training will provide the participants with theory and practical sessions to understand all aspects of training in GMDSS radio communications and the operational parameters of GMDSS which uses modern technology including satellite communications and digital selective calling techniques in the MF, HF and VHF bands (the latter known as terrestrial systems) enabling a distress alert to be transmitted and received automatically.
Participants will be trained in techniques to avoid the unintentional transmission of false Distress alerts and the procedures to use in order to mitigate the effects of false Distress alerts following unintentional transmission. The course will enable participants to have the understanding that the GMDSS is a combination of systems and sub-systems using both satellite and terrestrial communication systems to fulfill its functional requirements.

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10 Days

General Purpose Rating

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The General Purpose course is designed for
persons wanting to learn new skills and pursue a
career in the merchant shipping. It gives basic
skills and knowledge on how to be a seaman. The course covers skills in both deck and engine on
board a ship.

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10 Weeks

Injector Testing & Caliberation

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International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Course for Stevedores

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This course is developed for stevedores to enhance their knowledge and understanding when handling dangerous goods during stevedoring operations.
The successful application of regulations concerning the storage and transport of dangerous goods and the achievement of their objectives are greatly dependent on the appreciation by all persons concerned of the risks involved and on a detailed understanding of the regulations. Therefore training of persons to use the IMDG Code, to understand the nature of dangerous goods for transportation, handling and storage is important.

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2 Days

Introduction to Shipping

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This course is an introduction to basic ship terms, operations, equipment and organizations that support the maritime industry. Explain the who-is -who in the shipping industry and what is their specific industry.

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5 Days

Magnetic Compass Adjuster

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This training covers magnetic compass adjustment in detail and enables participants to perform adjustments on ships magnetic compass to eliminate or reduce compass error due to ships induced magnetism (deviation). The course will impart on candidates the principles, best practices, competence and tools required in the process of calibrating magnetic compass and taking into account the importance of conducting compass adjustments and repairs in a professional way in accordance with the rules and standards for testing and certification of magnetic compasses.
This training will imbed the must know knowledge and understanding to ensure that magnetic compasses are maintained in good working order, adjusted and for evidence, a table of residual deviations is made available to the ship owner and or master. Compass adjusters ensure that ships have onboard working compass in good condition to avoid major navigational disasters.
Even with modern design of vessels using electronic navigation equipment like the gyro compass, unexpected emergencies, like major power failures or electronic power malfunctions can threaten a vessel’s safe passage, thus requiring a fall back to the old magnetic compass as a backup even for today’s sophisticated modern ships.

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4 Weeks

Management and Soft Skills Training

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This intensive administration and office management professional training workshop is aimed at upskilling office administrators in key areas of role awareness, communication and presentation skills.

The administration and office management professional training workshop offers unique techniques for time and stress management. A strong emphasis is placed on practical application and constructive feedback.

The administration and Office Management Professional Training Workshop Program outline is up to date and pertinent to marketplace requirements, thus catering well to all analytical prediction of training needs in specific area. A customized proposal can also be arranged, to suit the training requirements of your team.

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5 Days

Marine / Ship Surveying

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This training will provide the participants with the theory, practical exercises and group discussions on various case studies to grasp the essence of ship surveying in the maritime industry. The emphasis of this training is to establish good knowledge on the mandatory requirements and their relation to the international conventions that govern shipping as well as understanding the significant role that ship surveyors are required to perform to ensure that ships operate in compliance with statutory requirements. Participants will be given an overview of where their role stands as ships surveyors and their relation with the shipping industry that requires surveyor’s significant contribution to operate in conformance to mandatory obligations.

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2 Months

Marine Cargo Surveying (Liquid)

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This training will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills required to safely conduct Cargo Surveys on vessels. This training shall prepare the Cargo Surveyor to perform the duties of monitoring Cargo operations with the aim of ensuring safe and proper handling of cargo during discharge/loading operations, as well as being in charge survey operations on the ship’s deck. Therefore, the deck officers need to be practical, resourceful and have a real interest in secure loading of cargo, identifying basic cargo handling and cargo safety requirements on vessels as well as calculate storage requirements on vessels.
This training will provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills required to safely conduct cargo surveys on board a vessel.

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3 Months

Marine Cargo Surveying (Non-Liquid)

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This training will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills required to safely conduct Cargo Surveys on vessels. This training shall prepare the Cargo Surveyor to perform the duties of monitoring Cargo operations with the aim of ensuring safe and proper handling of cargo during discharge/loading operations, as well as being in charge survey operations on the ship’s deck. Therefore, the deck officers need to be practical, resourceful and have a real interest in secure loading of cargo, identifying basic cargo handling and cargo safety requirements on vessels as well as calculate storage requirements on vessels.
This training will provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills required to safely conduct cargo surveys on board a vessel.

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2 Months

Marine Culinary

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Certificate in Marine Culinary Course is to equip
candidates with the knowledge and skills on food
catering and safety on board a ship.

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6 Weeks (acquired SOLAS Cert.)
8 Weeks (new candidate)

Marine Diesel Engine Mechanic / Fitter

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The Marine Diesel Engine fitter course is designed to prepare the engine service fitter to competently perform maintenance and repairs on high and medium speed marine diesel engines.
The focus on the training is to provide the environment for trainee’s to enhance their skills and experience in a marine workshop environment.

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6 Weeks

Marine Engineer 2

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This training course is aimed at preparing ships engineer officers to perform, second engineer officer duties, as required by regulation III/3 of the STCW Convention 1978 as amended or be Chief Engineer on vessels with propulsion powers up to 3000KW, as stipulated in regulation III/3 of the STCW Convention and Code as amended. Every candidate for certification as second engineer, in-charge of a watch in a manned engine-room or as designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine-room or be chief engineers of ships powered by main propulsion machinery up to 3000 kW, shall perform the duties of monitoring and operating all kinds of ships power plants, ranging from mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, refrigeration plant, pumping systems, ventilations systems and control equipment.
Along with the knowledge and practical trade skills, the engineer officer needs to have good people skills, communication skills and be the kind of person who’s decisive, calm and able to inspire confidence in others in a complex modern ships machinery space.

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12 Months

Marine Insurance Law

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The course gives an introduction to international marine insurance, which is insurance for ships and ships operations.
Marine Insurance law is an intellectually challenging area and of great practical commercial importance as many commercial transactions involve insurance. Marine insurance law is also important because it serves as the foundation not just for the law of marine insurance but also the law of non-marine insurance.
Many insurance law problems particularly those of marine insurance law arise when there are disasters – armed conflict, piracy, terrorism, natural disasters as well as commercial declines.
The course sets out to provide knowledge on laws surrounding marine insurance and practical applications with issues that arise from marine insurance through the context of standard clauses in use and the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and Insurance Contracts Act 1984.

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2 Weeks

Marine Resource Management

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This training will provide the participants with the knowledge and understanding for those who would be in the supervisory level, to understand and apply strategic management principles to ensure vessel(s) operate to established quality management principles to comply with statutory requirements. Participants will be enlightened on the basics of marine engines and ship construction and the essentials of condition based maintenance, schedule maintenance and corrective or breakdown maintenance. The training will be further enhanced with understanding and applying cost effective measure and to the operational cost of operating a vessel which covers, procurement cost, inventory management and cost control procedures.

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4 Weeks

Marine Technical Propulsion 1

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The Marine Technical Propulsion course is a competency based training which is a mirror of the merchant marine engineer class 5 level of training. This training provides participants with theory and practical understanding of tasks that are required of a marine engineer to competently perform watch keeping duties on ships with 500KW engine horse power. The training covers broad range of topics areas covering, theoretical engineering knowledge, auxiliary machinery that support the operation of ships, safety rules, electrical and hydraulic systems. The training enables skill building, covering mechanical skill, problem solving skills and analytical skills to have the skills and competency to deal with emergencies at sea.

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13 Weeks

Marine Technical Propulsion 2

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This training will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate propulsion plant (s) and auxiliary equipment on a vessel not exceeding 750 kW propulsion power. This training shall prepare the marine engineer to perform the duties of monitoring the mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, refrigeration plant, pumping systems, ventilations systems and control equipment, as well as being in charge of engine management systems, maintenance of the machinery in engine room and ship’s deck.
Therefore the engineer officer needs to be practical, resourceful and have a real interest in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems and identify basic stability requirements on vessels as well as calculate fuel consumption and storage requirements on vessels.
This training will provide participants with the engineering knowledge and skills required to safely operate machinery and maintain electrical equipment on board a vessel.

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6 Months

Maritime English on Board

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