This course is designed to meet the onshore training, development and assessment requirements for Command and Control for Masters and Mates of ERRVs.
The course consists of a series of lectures, discussion and practical exercises using computer-generated scenarios Certain aspects of the course are of a physical nature and may include lifting, climbing and pulling. Delegates must declare at course commencement any pre-existing medical condition that could be exacerbated by, or impair their ability to complete the training programme. For certain medical conditions, delegates must have undergone a medical since being diagnosed.
The syllabus focuses on: • Assessing situations • Dealing with stress in self and others • Delegating authority to act • Establishing and maintaining communication • Managing self and team performance • Maintaining a state of readiness • Taking effective action
Attendance on this training course is open to delegates who are in possession of appropriate Deck Officer qualifications in accordance with Flag State requirements and who hold a current OPITO Initial Training Shipboard Operations certificate or reassessment to an equivalent standard through the OODTP. Newly appointed Masters are exempt from having attended an OPITO Initial Training Shipboard Operations course
ERRV Masters and mates. Second or Third Mates may also attend this programme should their employer or the vessel owner so wish
An OPITO approved certificate will be awarded to delegates who successfully complete the training and assessment.
Valid for three years and revalidated through the OODTP at sea.
Held at Petrofac Training Services, Altens, Aberdeen on day one; and Marine Operations Centre, Aberdeen Harbour, Aberdeen for the rest of the course.
Pre-course learning material. Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport or driving licence.
All delegates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
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