Accreditations, Approvals & Recognitions

PMA

See which of our titles have gained status from flag states and other respected bodies.

Title Accredited Approved Recognised Comments
AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS) CBT  PMA In accordance with STCW Reg. I/14 paragraph 1.4, SOLAS Chap.5 Reg.19
CATERING TRAINING: FOOD SAFETY AT SEA (4 CBTs) PART 1 – HAZARDS AND CONTROL,  PART 2 – DELIVERY, STORAGE, PREPARATION AND COOKING, PART 3 – PERSONAL HYGIENE AND PART 4 – PEST CONTROL AND CLEANING  MCA, LISCR, PMA In accordance with the requirements of the parts of the MLC 2006 Regulation 3.2 – Food and catering and U.K. MCA MSN 1846 (M) Annex 1.
CHEMICAL TANKER SAFETY  MCA, LISCR, PMA, MI  IOM, BMA, GMA,  IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of the STCW Code Reg. V/1  Sect. A-V/1 (paragraphs 15-21)
CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR  MCA, PMA Compliant with and meeting the requirements of the STCW Code Reg. V/2 paragraphs 4 to 6 and Section A-V/2 paragraphs 1 to 3.
COLREGS AND IALA BUOYAGE  LISCR, PMA  IMarEST Compliant with the requirments of COLREGs and IALA Buoyage systems
DESIGNATED SECURITY DUTIES  MCA, LISCR, PMA, MPA, MI, SMNO, BV  BMA, GMA Compliant with and meeting the requirements of the STCW Reg VI/6 para 4 to 6 Sect. A-VI/6 para 6 to 8.
DYNAMIC POSITIONING BASIC  PMA  NI In accordance with the requirments of the Nautical Institute. The remaining course to be completed a C-MAR Training Institute.
ECDIS  MCA, LISCR, MI, BV MCA approved – as meeting the 16 hours of the 40 hours IMO Model Course 1.27 (2012). Candidate must achieve 80% in the final test authenticated by the Master. The remaining 24 hours to be completed at a MCA approved shore based simulator training institute.
ELEMENTARY FIRST AID  PMA, MI It comprises of knowledge required in Section A-V1/1-3 of the STCW Code.
ENCLOSED SPACE ENTRY AND EMERGENCY AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE  LISCR, PMA, BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of the Merchant Shipping (Entry into Dangerous Spaces) Regulations 1988 (SI 1988 No 1638), IMO Resolution A.1050 (27) Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces Aboard Ships, and Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen (COSWP).
ISO 14001 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT  NI  PMA, IRI IMarEST  Compliant to the ISO 14000 Environmental Management system
ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER  NI  PMA, MI  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of STCW Code Section A-VIII/2 Part 3
GARBAGE MANAGEMENT MARPOL ANNEX V CBT  PMA, BV  IMarEST In accordance with MARPOL Annex V Regulation for the prevention of pollution by Garbage from ships – Guidelines for the development of garbage management plan adopted by IMO by Resolution MEPC.71(38).
GENERAL SURVEYING (20 MODULES) PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-III/1.
GMDSS  LISCR, PMA, MI In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-IV/2.
HAZMAT  BV In accordance with the relevant parts of Subchapter C of 49 CFR, Parts 171 – 173 and 176, the IMDG Code Edition 2014 and Section B-V/c of the STCW Code 1978, as amended.
HEADWAY INTO COMPUTING  IMarEST  The Oxford, Cambridge and Royal Society of Arts (OCR) approved
IMDG TRAINING COURSE LISCR, PMA, BV  IMarEST  Compliant with and meeting the requirements of The IMDG Code Amendment 34-08 and STCW Code, Section B-Vc
INCIDENT INVESTINGATION, ANALYSIS & REPORTING  NI PMA  In accordance with the requirements of SOLAS Chapter IX, Reg.3.
ISM DESIGNATED PERSON BASIC TRAINING  PMA, LISCR Compliant with and meeting the requirements laid down in IMO Circular ref: MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.6 adopted on 19.10.2007. Course made with World Maritime University
ISO 50001 ENERGY MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE  LISCR, PMA, BV  IMarEST Compliant to the ISO 50001 Energy Management system.
KILLER GAS – THE LETHAL DANGERS OF HYDROGEN SULPHIDE PMA As per the requirements of the Merchant Shipping (Entry into Dangerous Spaces) Regulations 1988 (SI 1988 No 1638), IMO Resolution A.1050 (27) Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces Aboard Ships, and Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen (COSWP).
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT PMA, IRI, MI In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/2.
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT – HOW TO COMMUNICATE VERBALLY  BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/2.
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT – HOW TO COMMUNICATE IN WRITING  BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/2.
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT – HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TIME  BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/2.
LIQUEFIED GAS TANKERS SAFETY MCA, LISCR, PMAMI  IOM, BMA, GMA,  IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of the STCW Code Reg. V/1  Sect. A-V/1 (paragraphs 22-34).
LNG -SIGTTO COMPETENCY GUIDELINES PMA, ABS, BV Compliant with and meeting the SIGTTO Guidelines
MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE  LISCR, MI, PMA, BV  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of the STCW Tables A-II/1 to II/5, A-III/1 to A-III/7 and A-VI/1-4.
MARITIME SECURITY AWARENESS COURSE MCA, LISCR, PMA, MPA, MI, SMNO, BV BMA, GMA Compliant with and meeting the requirements of the STCW Reg. VI/6, para 1 Sect. A-VI/6 para 4.
MLC 2006 TRAINING COURSE FOR SHIPS MASTERS LISCR, PMA MI In accordance with the ILO MLC regulation, produced in association with International Maritime Employers Committee(IMEC).
MLC 2006 TRAINING COURSE LISCR, PMA, MI  In accordance with the ILO MLC regulation, produced in association with International Maritime Employers Committee(IMEC).
OIL TANKER SAFETY COURSE  MCA, LISCR, PMAMI  IOM, BMA,  GMA, IMarEST  Compliant with and meeting the requirements the STCW Code Reg. V/1  Sect. A-V/1 (paragraphs 8 – 14).
ONBOARD TRAINER & ASSESSOR PMA  In accordance with STCW 95 Reg. I/6 and Section A-I/6.6
PANAMA CANAL  In accordance with the requirements of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).
PERSONAL SAFETY ON BOARD SERIES  PMA  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-V/1.
PORT FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER PMA, BV  In accordance with the recommendations of the IMO Model Course 3.21, including the details of the ISPS Code and amendments to Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 1974
PORT STATE CONTROL CBT  PMA  IMarEST In accordance with the requirements of SOLAS Chapter XI-1, Reg.4.
RISK ASSESSMENT AT SEA TRAINING COURSE MCA, PMA, BV In accordance with the UK MCA Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen, Chapter 1.
SAFE CONTAINER OPERATIONS   LISCR, PMA In accordance with the requirements of the STCW Code A-II/1 & 2.
SAFETY OFFICER  NI  MCA, LISCR, PMA, SMNO  IOM, MI,  GMA, IMarEST In accordance with the UK MCA Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen, Section 1 – Chap.3 and UK MS Act SI 1997/2962.
SHIPBOARD SECURITY OFFICER   NI MCA, LISCR, PMAMPA, MI, SMNO BV, DNV   IOM, BMA, GMA, IMarEST Compliant with and meeting the requirements of Section A-V1/5 of the STCW Code
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING – PART 1 PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-VI/1.
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING – PART 2 PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-VI/1.
SHIPSHAPE: A GUIDE TO GOOD HOUSEKEEPING – PART 3 PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-VI/1.
SURVEY AND EXAMINATION OF LIFTING APPLIANCES   PMA, LISCR  IMarEST This course has been produced in association with Lloyd’s Register’.
TANKER FAMILIARISATION   MCA, PMA, LISCR, MI  IOM, BMA, GMA, IMarEST  Compliant with and meeting the requirements of STCW Code Reg. VI/1  Sect. A-VI/1 (paragraphs 2-7).
TARGET TRACKING DEVICES CBT  PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/1 & 2.
THE SHIPBOARD MANAGEMENT ROLE CBT  PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-II/1 & 2.
THE SAFE USE OF FORKLIFT ON BOARD SHIPS CBT  PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-VI/1.
VESSEL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  PMA, LISCR In accrodance with the requirements of the STCW Code section A-VIII/2.
WORKING WITH TUGS  PMA In accordance with the requirements of parts of the STCW Code Section A-VI/1.

 

Key to Flag State Titles & Abbreviations:
Body Key Body Key
American Bureau of Shipping ABS Bahamas Maritime Authority BMA
Bureau Veritas BV Cyprus Department of Shipping CYP
Det Norske Veritas DNV Gibraltar Maritime Administration GMA
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology IMarEST International Registeries Inc IRI
Isle of Man Registry IOM Liberian Registry LISCR
Maritime & Coastguard Agency MCA Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore MPA
Nautical Institute NI Panama Maritime Authority PMA
Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator MI Swiss Maritime Navigation Office SMNO

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