The Scope of the course includes instructions on the assessment, examination and certification of seafarers covering the provisions for training, assessment, examination & certification of Masters, officers and Ratings of the STCW Convention; the implementation of these provisions under National law; the selection of assessment methods; the organisation of assessments and the issue & control of certificates.
The IMO Model course programme was introduced to provide guidance with a view to supporting Maritime training providers and to assist Maritime administration responsible for the approval of STCW courses. Major part of this course is relevant to personal from Administration, who supervise, monitor, assess or otherwise responsible for the assessment and certification of seafarers and to limited personal of approved training institutes. The course may also be useful to personnel of shipping companies who are involved in the assessment of seafarers.
General learning objectives:
On successful completion of the course, the trainees should be able to;