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Basic Training for ships Operating in Polar Waters

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Training Program covers the requirements of the STCW Convention.

Passing training program, trainee will gain:

  • ability to contribute to safe operation of vessels in polar waters;
  • understanding of ice characteristics and areas where different types of ice
    can be expected in the area of operation;
  • understanding of vessel performance in ice and low air temperature;
  • understanding of safe operations and ship manoeuvrability in ice;
  • awareness to monitor and ensure compliance with legislative requirements;
  • understanding to apply safe working practices and to respond to
    emergenciesunderstanding and awareness of correct crew preparation, working conditions and safety;
  • understanding the need to ensure compliance with pollution prevention
    requirements and prevent environmental hazards;
  • understanding skills to perform manoeuvres in order to safely operate
    ships in polar waters.

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’).
  • Every candidate for a certificate in basic training for ships operating in polar waters shall hold a certificate as Master, chief mate or officer in charge of a navigation watch qualified in accordance with regulations II/1, II/2 and II/3 of the STCW Convention, respectively or equivalent as determined by the national administration.

Course Details

Duration 34 hours
Language English
Students 4-8
Quizzes 12

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 10 weeks
  • Skill level All levels
  • Students 45
  • Assessments Yes