The ISM code requires a shore based representative available to vessels at all times for crisis management and/or for personnel to have for safety or human cultural issues. This course covers communication for both internal and external parties examining various circumstances DPA’s may encounter.
Suggested Prerequisite: ISM Maritime Auditor Training Course due to the knowledge of the ISM Code that is required for DPA.
This course meets mandatory training requirements for Crowd Management and Passenger Safety for mariners with applicable duties aboard RO-RO Passenger and other passenger vessels. Individuals will learn about lifesaving tools, control plans, mustering techniques, and how to assist passengers to muster stations.
- Regulations V/2 paragraphs 4-7
- Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-6 as specified in the STCW 95’ Code Sections A-V/2 and A-V/3 Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
- CFR 46; Ch. 1 Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)
This course meets the mandatory STCW requirements for Crisis Management and Human Behavior training for mariners with applicable duties aboard Ro-Ro Passenger ships and on other passenger vessels.
The course is for individuals to learn to assist passengers in emergency situations, control passenger responses, and the tools for effective communication.
- Regulations V/2 paragraphs 7-8, & Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-5
- Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
- CFR 46; Ch.1, Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)
- This class is for any applicant with 1 year of sea time within the past 5 years.
- Day 1 of course is held at Maine Maritime Academy. Day 2 is completed at the fire department followed by the fire training field in Ellsworth, Maine.
This course does not satisfy the requirements for the Basic Training Revalidation components – please see the Basic Training Revalidationcourse, offered separately, if needed.
Course will satisfy the advanced fire-fighting revalidation requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(h) (l) and 11.303(d); and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 provided he or she has been previously certified per Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010.
The course covers all the competencies of Ocean Survival and Basic Fire Fighting. This training is open for seafarers who:
- Have been previously certified in Basic Training
- Capable of meeting the physical and professional eligibility requirements for STCW certification
- Have at least entry-level mariner documents from USCG or a foreign flag state whose mariner credentialing organization will accept USCG documents, and have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their endorsement for Basic Training.
This course does not satisfy the requirements for the Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation components.
Applicants who successfully complete this course will satisfy the continuing competency requirements for Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in STCW section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(d) (1) and (2) and 46 CFR 12.602 (d)
Maine Maritime Academy’s Qualified Assessor course is 100% online.
All assessments must be signed by a qualified assessor approved by the Coast Guard in accordance with 46 CFR 10.405.
This course provides the already qualified seafarer instruction and training in assessment techniques of competency, as well as appropriate guidance in assessment methods and practices. Each participant successfully completing this course will be able to:
- Apply the international and national requirements concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on merchant vessels/platforms.
- Determine and verify effective assessment procedures and methods.
- Organize and administer, i.e. conduct, assessments to those requiring such.
This USCG approved course meets the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.405(a)(1) and 46 CFR 10.405(d) as well as STCW Code Section A-I/6 paragraphs 3 and 6. This course meets the requirements of the Qualified Assessor fundamentals as outlined as a requirement in USCG NVIC 19-14.
Course content will provide the knowledge required for facility and vessel personnel who are assigned specific security duties in connection with either a Facility Security Plan (FSP) or Vessel Security Plan (VSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, and/or the IMO ISPS Code, and/or relevant U.S. Coast Guard regulations contained in 33 CFR Chapter 1 Subchapter H.