Restricted Operator’s Certificate for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS – ROC)

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE) Pending

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course covers the training recommendations in Annex 3 to the IMO Assembly resolution A. 703 (17) – Recommendation on Training of Radio Operators related to the Restricted Operator’s Certificate (ROC).

Boatmaster (Master under 200GT in Near Coastal Area)

Duration: 5 to 7 weeks

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Boatmaster is a qualification that will ensure that the person in command of Small Commercial Vessels less than 200 Gross Tonnage, operating on near-coastal voyages in accordance with STCW 1978 as amended, Regulation II/3-7, meet the standards of competence and proficiency set out in relevant STCW regulations.

Bridge Resource Management

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE) Pending

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

In accordance with STCW Code Table A-II/2 (masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more)

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of resource manage­ment, leadership, and teamwork to fulfil the requirements of STCW 2010, Sections A-II/1 and A-II/2.

Bridge Team Management

Duration: 4 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE) pending

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course is designed to meet the requirements of STCW section A-II/1, Table A-II/1 and is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Course 1.22.

Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE), MCA (UK)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Those who complete this course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge, skill, and understanding of ECDIS navigation and electronic charts to undertake the duties of a navigational watch officer defined by STCW Code, as amended.

Efficient Deck Hand

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This is a theoretical and practical course that enables an understanding of shipboard organisation and operations, pilot ladders and means of access, cargo work, safety and seamanship, including knots, splicing and whipping and seizing.

Elementary First Aid

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course gives all persons intending to go to sea, the education and training in Elementary First Aid to meet the Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency (KUP) requirements for pre-sea training.

General Operator’s Certificate for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS – GOC)

Duration: 10 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course covers the training recommendations in Annex 3 to the IMO Assembly resolution A. 703 (17) – Recommendation on Training of Radio Operators related to the General Operator’s Certificate (GOC).

Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) at the Management Level

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: MCA (UK)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The course meets the latest mandatory requirements for approved training in the human element, leadership and management at the management level and the standards of competence to be achieved.

Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) at the Operational Level

Duration: 3 Days

Accreditation: MCA (UK)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The course is essentially practical and consists of a series of exercises performed on radar simulator with two or more own-ships and a number of others controlled by the instructor. Each exercise will involve observing the movement of ships seen on the radar, recognising those presenting a threat of collision and taking action to avoid collisions. Trainees will act either as master or as an observing officer for the exercises, and will change roles to allow each a turn in command of an own-ship.

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course offers junior and experienced crew members the basic health and safety advice required on modern and traditional vessels.

Radar, ARPA, Bridge Teamwork and Search and Rescue – Radar Navigation at Management Level

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The course is essentially practical and consists of a series of exercises performed on radar simulator with two or more own-ships and a number of others controlled by the instructor. Each exercise will involve observing the movement of ships seen on the radar, recognising those presenting a threat of collision and taking action to avoid collisions. Trainees will act either as master or as an observing officer for the exercises, and will change roles to allow each a turn in command of an own-ship.

Radar Navigation, Radar Plotting and Use of ARPA – Radar Navigation at Operational Level

Duration: 10 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance : 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

A trainee successfully completing this course and meeting the required performance standards will recognise when radar should be in use; will select a suitable mode and range setting for the circumstances; will be able to set the controls for optimal performance; and will be aware of equipment limitations in accurately detecting targets.