Prerequisites: Candidates following an MNTB/MCA approved programme are eligible to undertake this course after their first seagoing phase. Candidates following the experienced seafarer route to MCA certification shall meet the minimum seagoing service requirements for the issue of a first CoC.
Accreditation/Approval: MCA as per the STCW Code section A-II/1 (officer in charge of a navigational watch) section A-III/1 (officer on charge of an engineering watch) section A-III/6 (electro-technical officer).
Overview: This three day course aims to raise awareness and understanding of the key human factors affecting seafarer’s behaviour whilst working on ships. This is achieved by teaching candidates the basic resource management, leadership and team working skills at operational level so that they can apply these ‘soft skills’ to operate at their levels.