Maritime Professional Development

Commercial Shipping Practice

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course is to introduce the candidates to the basics of Commercial Shipping including the theory of trade, the commercial geography, the demand for shipping as a principle mode of transportation to support trade, familiarization with the various types of ships and the wide range of practitioners in the shipping industry.

Workplace Competence Assessor

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course comprises of 3 units: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment, Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment, Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Understanding Port State Control Inspections

Duration: 1 Day

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

The aim of this course is to introduce the candidates to the basics of Commercial Shipping including the theory of trade, the commercial geography, the demand for shipping as a principle mode of transportation to support trade, familiarization with the various types of ships and the wide range of practitioners in the shipping industry.

GMDSS Short Range Certificate

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE)

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course comprises of 3 units: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment, Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment, Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Ship to Ship Manoeuvring Simulator Training

Duration: 5 Day

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

This is a practical course using the 360° Full Mission Bridge (FBM) utilising briefings for the underpinning knowledge.

Ship Handling – Offshore

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

The course is an introduction to the operation and utilisation of twin-screw conventional propulsion systems commonly found on offshore vessels.

Ship Handling – Azipod – Basic

Duration: 2 Day

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

The course is an introduction to the operation and utilisation of Azimuthing propulsion systems.

Ship Handling – Azipod – Advanced

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

The course is designed to give candidates the necessary knowledge and skills for the operation and utilisation of Azimuthing propulsion systems. The participant will be given the underpinning knowledge needed with regard to the different advantages and hazards of azimuthing propulsion.

Risk Management and Incident Investigation

Duration: 1 Day

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

This is a one day course aimed to give the participants an overview and understanding of: Risk management in the shipping industry, The risk assessment process, Incident investigation, Identifying events and causal factors, Emergency Response

Pleasure Boat under 24m

Duration: 12 Days

Accreditation: FTA (UAE) pending

Assessment: Yes

This course gives all persons intending to operate a Pleasure Boat under 24m in length, the education and training to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements for carrying out the role of Skipper. This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements as laid down by the Federal Transport Authority (FTA), Land and Marine

Risk Assessment & Risk Management

Duration: 30 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The shipping industry, by its very nature, is a highly risky business and is not 100% accident or incident free. To reduce accidents, incidents and subsequent claims, the shipping industry needs to move forward utilizing risk based management techniques.

Pilot Training Program

Duration: 18 Months

Accreditation: FTA (UAE) Pending

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The initial part of the program will concentrate on the core knowledge and skills that are necessary regardless of the pilotage area or vessel type. In doing so, however, it will give the candidates a broader range of knowledge and skills than they would normally gain.

Pilot Boat Training

Duration: 5 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This ship handling course focuses on practical ship handling based on best practice and theoretical knowledge and is tailored to the candidate’s level of expertise.

Pilot Training – Basic/Intermediate/Specialized

Duration: 2 to 5 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

This ship handling course focuses on practical ship handling based on best practice and theoretical knowledge and are tailored to the candidate’s level of expertise.

New Musaffah Channel Familiarisation

Duration: 1 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This simulator course enables attendees to experience real time ship handling situations and is designed for conducting simulation training for Pilots, Tug Masters and Other Vessel Masters in vessel handling, tug working and navigation in Musaffah Channel.

Khalifa Port Familiarisation

Duration: 1 Day

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

The simulator enables course attendees to experience real time ship handling situations and is designed for conducting simulation training for Pilots, Tug Masters and Other Vessel Masters in vessel handling tug working and navigation at Khalifa Port.