Safety and Security Management

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Courses delivered by ChartCo at Warsash Maritime Academy UK are all MCA approved and can also be delivered at customer premises. Please contact us for more information or to book any of our courses.


ISM Familiarisation

A one-day course aimed at individuals who are new to the Maritime Industry or perhaps need a refresher course. This course is designed to give the applicant a basic understanding of the ISM Code.

The course aims to ensure that the attendee is able to:

  1. Familiarise the delegates with the ISM Code, it’s context and how it applies to them and their Company.
  2. Identify the key themes in safety and risk management and the importance of process and warning signs.

Other training objectives will be realised through the addition of topical modules such as; MARPOL, MLC and STCW.

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Designated Person Ashore (DPA)

This highly interactive three day course is designed for current DPA’s and those who may deputise for the DPA. This course is also relevant for those who need to fully understand the role and responsibilities of the DPA in the management of safety and organisational compliance with the ISM Code. This course can be delivered at company premises. On successful completion the delegate will receive an MCA approved training certificate.

The course aims to ensure that the attendee is able to:

  1. To raise DPA and Deputy DPA awareness of current themes in safety and environmental compliance.
  2. To facilitate the sharing of current industry best practice.
  3. To allow delegates to demonstrate continuing professional development (CPD).
  4. To allow delegates to meet the requirements of IMO MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.6 ‘Guidance on the qualifications, training and experience necessary for undertaking the role of the Designated Person under the provision of the ISM Code’.

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ISM Internal Auditor

This two day course is aimed at those individuals who will be involved in the internal audit of the ISM Code Safety Management System within the company they work for. This course will give delegates the skills they need to undertake an effective internal audit and is suitable for sea-going and office based staff. On successful completion the applicant will receive an MCA approved training certificate.

The course aims to ensure that the attendee is able to:

  1. To familiarise delegates with the ISM Code, its context and how it applies to them and their company.
  2. To identify the key themes in risk and safety management and how audits support the development of the SMS.
  3. To be able to plan and undertake an effective Internal Audit.
  4. To be able to write effective non-conformity reports.

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ISM and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

This five day course is aimed at those personnel who will lead a team of auditors undertaking audits within their own organisation or when auditing an external organisation, such as a supplier or subcontractor. Delegates will also be able to effectively respond to external audits of their own organisation. This course is highly interactive and allows ample opportunity for delegates to develop and practice the skills required to lead and conduct an effective audit. On successful completion delegates will receive an MCA approved Certificate.

The course aims to ensure that the attendee is able to:

  1. To Familiarise delegates with the ISM Code, ISO 9001.
  2. To Understand how integrated Safety, Quality and Environmental Management systems can be effectively and efficiently audited.
  3. To Allow delegates to develop extensive audit planning and preparation skills.
  4. To Allow delegates opportunity to practice the process of auditing and effective NCR writing.
  5. To Allow delegates to practice leading an audit team.

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