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Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

5th Mar 2018, 1 week

5th Mar 2018,

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 1000

Overview

This 5 day course provides training to navigation officers to operate ships in polar waters and to address those additional provisions deemed necessary for consideration beyond existing requirements of the SOLAS and MARPOL Conventions, in order to take into account the climatic conditions of polar waters and to meet appropriate standards of maritime safety and pollution  prevention.

The course is designed to meet the Mandatory minimum STCW requirements for the training and qualifications of masters and deck officers on ships operating in polar waters, specifically as these apply to Tables A-V/4-1 "Specification of minimum standard of competence in basic training for ships operating in polar waters".

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

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 respectively of the STCW Convention, or equivalent as determined by the national administration.

 

What you study

The course will provide delegates with a basic grounding in the aspects to consider when operating in Polar waters. The following objectives will be explored.

  1. Ice Characteristics.
  2. Regulations and Standards.
  3. Vessel Characteristics.
  4. Manoeuvring in Ice.
  5. Voyage Planning.
  6. Icebreaker Assistance.
  7. Vessel performance in polar waters.
  8. Crew Preparation, working conditions and safety.
  9. Environment.

On successful completion of the course participants will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.

 

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 17:00 9th Jul 2018 - 13th Jul 2018 1 week 1 week View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    5th Mar 2018 , 1 week
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1000