OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH MODEL COURSE 7.03

This Model course comprises three functions at the operational level. On Successful completion of the training and assessment trainees should be competent to carry out safely the watch-keeping duties of an officer in charge of a navigational watch, both at sea and in port. In particular, they will be fully conversant with the basic principles to be observed in port. In particular, they will be fully conversant with the basic principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch as per STCW regulation VIII/2 and STCW Code , chapter VIII.

BASIC SAFETY TRAINING

BASIC SAFETY duration 11 days 1st ELEMENT: PERSONAL SURVIVAL. This Syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention chapter VI Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-1. A trainee Successfully completing this course will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to his own survival, the Survival of the others and use survival equipment correctly. He will also acquire knowledge , which in some instances will enable him to identify and corrects defects and thereby prevent emergencies. 2nd ELEMENT: FIREFIGHTHING .This Syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW 1995 Convention chapter VI, Section A-VI/1 Table A-VI/1-2.This course will enable the trainee to react in the correct manner in the event of an outbreak of fire, to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship ,and to use the fire appliances correctly. He will also be able to state and demonstrate that he has acquired Knowledge and skills which in some instances will enable him to identify and correct defects and his prevent fires from occurring. 3rd ELEMENT: ELEMENTARY FIRST AID. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW 95 Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in elementary first Aid , a trainee will be competent to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of a person with more advanced medical first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care on board. 4th ELEMENT : PERSONAL SAFETY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW95 Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1 , Table A-VI/1-4. Due to the vastly different environment on a ship as compare to ashore , this course is designed to prepare new recruits for a life at Sea. Working on a ship can be hazardous occupation for the uninitiated. This course will give new seafarers adjust to the shipboard environment , and are better prepared to cope with any unforeseen circumstances . This course is planned to make their transition from ashore to a sea career smooth and give some knowledge of ship’s working before they actually step food on board a ship. The trainee will be able to Comply with emergency procedures. Take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment . Observe safe working Practices. Understanding orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties. Contribute to effective human relationships on board.

MARITIME SECURITY AWARENESS

MARITIME SECURITY AWARENESS Duration 1 day In this Course the trainee he will met the requirements laid down in Regulation VI/6 paragraph 2 of international Convention on standards of training ,certification and watchkeeping for Seafarers STCW 1978 as amended and the standards of Competency specified in section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code as amended.

SHIP SECURITY OFFICER SSO

SHIP SECURITY OFFICER Duration 3 days Those who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties of Ship Security Officer, as defined in the ISPS Code which include, but are not limited to : Advising the Level of security treats likely to be encountered by the ship, using appropriate security assessments and other relevant information. Ensuring the implementation and maintenance of the ship security Plan. Ensuring that the ship security plan is modified as appropriate to correct deficiencies and satisfy the security requirements of the individual ship. Ensuring that the deficiencies and non-conformities identified during internal audits,periodic reviews security inspections and verifications of compliance are promptly addressed and deal with. Enhancing security awareness and vigilance. Ensuring adequate training for personnel responsible for the security of the ship. Ensuring effective communication and co-operation with the relevant port facility security officers. Ensuring consistency between securing requirements and safety requirements . The course met the requirements in regulation VI/5 of the international convention on standards of training Certification and Watchkeeipng for Seafarers STCW78 as amended and the standards of competency specified in section A-VI/5 of STCW Code as amended.

MEDICAL FIRST AID

MEDICAL FIRST AID Duration 5 days This Syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW95 Convention chapter VI, Section A-VI/4-1. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical first Aid , trainee will be able to provide immediate first aid in the event of an accident/illness on board.

MEDICAL CARE

MEDICAL CARE Duration 5 days This Syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW95 Convention chapter VI, Section A-VI/4-1. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in medical care, trainee will be competent to participate effectively in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea and to provide the sick or injured with satisfactory standard of medical while they remain on board.

PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT AND RESCUE BOATS MODEL COURSE 1.23

PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT AND RESCUE BOATS OTHER THAN FAST RESCUE BOATS MODEL COURSE 1.23

This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats, a trainee will be competent to operate life-saving appliances and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during or after launch. They will also be able to operate a Survival craft engine and manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship. Trainees will know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatus and pyrotechnics, how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve the lives of those in their charge

ECDIS TRAINING

ECDIS (GENERIC) Duration 5 Days This Syllabus Covers the requirements of STCW 1978 as amended Section A-II/1 And A-II/2 of the STCW Code as amended and IMO Model Course 1.27

Objective Those who successfully complete this course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS navigation and electronic charts undertake the duties of a navigational watch officer defined by STCW Code, as amended. This knowledge, skill and understanding should include Column 1 ECDIS competencies of Tables A-II, but is not limited to : • Knowledge of the capacity and limitations of ECDIS operations, and all indicated Sub-topics • Proficiency in operation , interpretation, and analysis of information obtained from ECDIS, and all indicated sub-topics • Management of operational procedures ,system files and data, and all indicated sub-topics

ECDIS SPECIFIC TRAINING: ChartWorld / Furuno

GMDSS (G.O. Model Course 1.25, R.O Model Course 1.26)

Objective A trainee successfully completing this Course and passing the prescribed examination should be able to operate efficiently the GMDSS equipment required to be fitted in the sea areas A1,A2,A3 & A4 and to have primary responsibility for radio communications during distress, urgency, safety and routine incidents. Given the severe problems being experienced in the GMDSS as a result of the large number of false distress alerts that occur, training will also be provided 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.

MARITIME ENGLISH (IMO MODEL COURSE 3.17)

There are two Sections on IMO model Course on Maritime English: Core 1:General Maritime English,( GME) and Core Section 2 : Specialized Maritime English (SME) Core 1 Section 1 the Trainees are able to use English Language to the Intermediate Language Level as recommended of Part B-VI/1 of the STCW CODE Improve the trainees competence in English language to the level required to progress to Core Section 2 of this Model Course. Prepare trainees for Developing the knowledge , Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) in the English language required by the STCW Code. Give the trainees wide-ranging opportunities to practice communicating in English for both maritime and general purposes at the elementary to intermediate language levels

part 2 core section 2 this model course covers the requirements set out in chapter III, Section A-III/1 of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended. The functional element of the section provides the detailed guideline to support the training outcomes related to navigation/engineering at the operational level

LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK MODEL COURSE 1.39

knowledge of leadership and teamwork and have the relevant skills to competently carry out the duties of officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more, or officer in charge of an engineering watch in manned engine-room or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine room . The knowledge , understanding and Proficiency should include, but not limited to, those listed in Column 2 of tables A-II/1 , A-III/1 and A-III/6

• Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training

• A knowledge of related international maritime conventions , recommendations and national legislation

• Ability to apply task and workload management

• Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management

• Knowledge and ability to apply On completion of the course the trainee should be able to demonstrate sufficient understanding and decision making techniques

ADVACED TRAINING IN FIRE FIGHTING (IMO M.C.2.03)

This Syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Convention Chapter VI,Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in advanced fire fighting, a tranee will be competent to take command, organize and train fire parties and control fire-fighting operations. The seafarer will have acquired a knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and service fire detection and extiguishing Systems and equipment. He will also be able to investigate and report on incidents involving fire.

MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS M.C.1.38

Marine environmental awareness specifically focuses on the contribution of the human element to the prevention of pollution and is intended to educate, stimulate and empower the officers on board vessels to contribute to environmentally sound shipping and to ensure compliance with pollution prevention measures. This model course is closely connected with ISM Code and the STCW Code

RADAR NAVIGATION AT OPERATIONAL LEVEL RADAR NAVIGATION RADAR PLOTTING AND USE OF ARPA MODEL COURSE 1.07

RADAR NAVIGATION AT OPERATIONAL LEVEL RADAR NAVIGATION RADAR PLOTTING AND USE OF ARPA MODEL COURSE 1.07 A trainee successfully completing this course and meeting the required performance standards will recognize when radar should be in use, select a suitable mode and range setting for circumstances, be able to set the controls for optimal performance and be aware of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy. When within range of the coast , the trainee will be able to compare the radar display with the chart, select suitable conspicuous land targets and use these targets to fix his position and be able to use radar maps, navigation lines and routes to maintain the own ship on the planned and safe routes. The trainee will also be able to choose an appropriate radar presentation mode. Select plotting and graphics controls suitable for circumstances make appropriate use of the operational alarms acquire and track those targets which may present a potential threat of collision, extract the information needed on course , speed and nearest approach to enable early actions to be taken in accordance with the COLREG’s to prevent a close-quarters situation arising and make use of radar to confirm and monitor their actions. The trainee will understand the dangers of over-reliance on the automatic acquisition and tracking of targets and on operational alarms be aware of the performance standards set out in IMO resolutions on radar performances and factors ( including errors from sensor inputs) which may affect the accuracy of derived information and realize the need to check the accuracy of inputs and the correct functioning of the radar.

RATINGS AS ABLE SEAFARER DECK MODEL COURSE 7.10

This model course comprises four functions at the support level. On successful completion of the training and assessment trainees should be competent to carry out safely the duties of ratings as able seafarer deck.

Ratings Forming part of a watch in a Manned Engine-Room or Designated to Perform Duties in a Periodically unmanned Engine-Room.

This Syllabus covers the requirements of Chapter III of the STCW Convention and section A-III/4 of the STCW Code. This Functional element provides the detailed knowledge to Support the training outcomes related to Marine Engineering at the Support Level. This Section provides the background knowledge and practical work to: Contribute to a safe engineering watch Communicate with the officer of the watch, and Use internal communication Systems