Competence Updating Course (Masters And Deck Officers)

Description of the course
Target group
Competence update training course is developed especially for Masters and deck Officers who are going to revalidate national license.
Objectives of the course
The objective of this course is to introduce the latest developments in the international and national legislation concerning maritime safety, protection, and prevention of pollution from ships, as well as knowledge of recent changes to the STCW Convention.

The course is approved by Latvian Maritime Administration in accordance with Section A-I/11.2 of STCW Code.
Course contents
The Competence Updating Course divided on three sections and covers topics in the following areas:
  • International conventions and latest amendments;
  • EU and Latvian legislation and latest amendments;
  • Ships inspections and audits;
  • Latest marine accidents analysis;
  • Latest marine accidents analysis;
  • Ship management;
  • New trends and technologies in the marine industry;
  • Pollution prevention;
  • Ships handling.
Duration of the training course
The duration of „Competence Up-date training for Masters and Deck Officers” is 5 working days.
The price is 888 EUR.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 5 years.
Entry standards
Trainees wishing to enter this course should have:
  • Certificate of competence as officer in charge of a navigational watch.
Training approaches and equipment:
During training course theoretical lessons are given using PowerPoint presentations, practical tasks are conducted on the latest version of full mission Navigation Bridge Simulator developed by Transas – NT-PRO 5000; ERS 5000. During the training course a use of different case studies for practical exercises as well.
Riga, Latvia
Course limitations:
The maximum number of participants – 18 persons.
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