Course Description: This training course provides training on environmental awareness, in compliance with the new Manila Amendments to the STCW Code, effective as of January 1, 2012. Participants get to understand the environmental challenges and effects of shipping practices, as well as the necessity of implementation and compliance to Codes and Regulations. They also gain knowledge of pollution prevention measures, and protection of the maritime environment.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Training the student will be able to demonstrate awareness on the following areas: • Environmental Protection, the operational and commercial impact of rules, regulations, procedures and technical installations. • Shipping Environment complexity and diversity. • Practices for Sustainable Environmental protection in Shipping • The Human Element factor in pollution prevention and pro- activeness. • Application of personal responsibility in maritime environmental protection. • Environmental challenges and opportunities in shipping.
Course Requirements: USCG, IMO, Revised STCW Code 2012, Chapter VI Basic Training & Chapter II & III: Officers’ Knowledge, Understanding and Awareness.
Written Exam: A minimum passing score of 70% is required.
Certification approved by STCW/USCG: Upon training & exams completion, participants will receive a TSU Maritime Certificate of Training, valid for 5 years.
Location: TSU Campus or clients’ premises (* subject to USCG/NMC approval).