Training Program covers the requirements of the STCW Convention.
Passing the training program, trainee must:
- Know how to organize search and rescue radio communication, including procedures described in IMO IAMSAR guidebook;
- Know how to eliminate possibility of sending false distress message and procedure how to cancel false distress message;
- Know ship reporting systems;
- Know radio consultancy in medical emergency.
- Know preventive actions to ship and ships crew safety with relation to danger connected to radio equipment, including danger from electrical and non-ionizing radiation,
- Be able to apply International Code of Signals and Standard Maritime Communication Phrases (SMCP);
- Know oral and writing English language, to be able to effectively exchange information, which is important for safety of life at sea;
- Be able to ensure radio operations in following emergency situations:
- Abandoning of ship;
- Fire on board;
- Action in partly or complete damage to ship’s radio equipment.
- Know how to work with GMDSS equipment.
In order to enter into the presented training program, trainee must represent:
- Certificate of Competency, Education Certificate or Certificate of Proficiency;
- Seamen’s book or Civil passport or ID;
- Medical Certificate or medical certificate form 100(for coastal water area seafarers’);
- Must have at least 12 months of experience sailing as a GMDSS Assistant.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes