The course meets the latest mandatory requirements for approved training in the human element, leadership and management at the management level and the standards of competence to be achieved.
This course is normally for technical officers following an approved education and training programme leading to MCA certification as;
Chief mate or master on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more
Second engineer officer or chief engineer officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more.
It meets the obligatory requirements relevant to bridge resource management, engine-room resource management and application of leadership and team working skills as set out in
Tables A-II/2 (masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more)
Table AIII/2 (chief engineer officers and second engineer officers on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more) of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) incorporating the Manila amendments.
This training is a pre-requisite for a management level Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued by the MCA upon meeting the requirements of Regulation II/2 and III/2