General Education Courses

CURRICULUM

General Education Courses

 

NOTE: Not all courses are offered every year.  Please reference the current year's course schedule to see which courses are available.

 

LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

This one-week course covers Leadership and Managerial Skills associated with Competence, Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency requirements of Tables A-II/2 and A-III/2 of the Standard of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW).  The course also addresses diversity in the maritime workforce and liability associated with non-compliance with present-day workplace protection laws.

 

Course Capacity: 24 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Leadership & Managerial Skills (MEBAMD-751) course and presenting the Certificate of Training will be considered to have demonstrated the following competencies:

  1. Application of leadership and teamworking skills in Tables A-II/1 or A-III/1 of the STCW Code, as amended; AND
  2. Use of leadership and managerial skills in Tables A-II/2 or A-III/2 of the STCW Code, as amended.

QUALIFIED ASSESSOR

This 3-day course is designed to satisfy the QA training needs such that seafarers can become qualified to meet STCW Code and US Law pertaining to onboard or simulator-based assessments of proficiencies. Topics covered will include: IMO’s impact on training, development of an assessment, competence-based assessments, on board assessments, performance objectives, performance measures and standards, the assessment process, and creating a performance improvement plan. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is expected to be able to perform on board assessments of US Merchant Marine Officers at the STCW Management and Operational levels and unlicensed ratings according to USCG Control Sheets and/or Assessment Documentation.

 

Course Capacity: 24 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Our Qualified Assessor (MEBAMD-394) course will be accepted as meeting the requirements of 46 CFR 10.402(b)(2)(iii)(A), 46 CFR 10.407(c)(5)(i). Further information may be found in the requirements of the STCW, as amended 2010, Section A-I/6, and the guidance regarding Qualified Instructors as stated in NVIC 03-14, Enclosure (2), Section 1, paragraph (d).

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