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.

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

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 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.

Small Ship Navigation & Radar

Duration: N / A

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This is a theoretical and practical course that enables an understanding of the use of radar, electronic charts, automatic plotting aids, and other electronic aids to maintain safety of navigation.

Pilot Training – Emergencies

Duration: 2 Days

Accreditation: Internal

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: None

This course is designed to meet the requirements laid down in  IMO A.960(23), section 5.5.5 and 6.1.

This course is conducted in accordance with international best practice, utilising both Full Mission Simulation and briefings, and contributes towards Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Bridge Resource Management – Pilots (BRM-P)

Duration: 3 Days

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has recommended that ships’ pilots should receive Pilot Specific Bridge Resource Management training, which is supported by Pilot Associations worldwide.