Advanced training for vessels operating in polar waters

PUBLIC CONCERNED

All masters, chief mates and officers in charge of the deck watch on board ships operating in polar waters.

PREREQUISITES

Hold a valid basic training certificate or attestation for vessels operating in polar waters.

OBJECTIVES

– To contribute to the safe operation of vessels operating in polar waters.
– To monitor and ensure compliance with legislative requirements.
– To observe safe working practices and intervene in emergency situations.
– Ensure compliance with pollution prevention regulations and prevent risks to the environment.

DURATION

34 hours (from Day-1 1.30pm to Day-5 12.30pm)

REFERENCE

– International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended,
– Section A-V/4: Minimum Standard of Competency for the Provision of Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
– Table A-V/4-2
Order of 19 December 2016 on the issue of qualifications required for service on board ships operating in polar waters.

PROGRAMME

Theoretical training :
– Planning a voyage and conducting a voyage in polar waters
– Equipment limitations
– Operating and manoeuvring the ship in ice
– Safety of the ship’s crew and passengers

Practical training :
– Establishing a safe route and planning the crossing to avoid ice
– Altering the route from the planned crossing due to ice conditions
– Conditions required for safe entry into areas of ice or open water
– Methods of preventing a ship from becoming trapped in ice and of freeing a trapped ship Methods of manoeuvring a ship in different ice concentrations and ice cover Procedures for mooring and sailing in ice-covered waters
– Procedures for anchoring in ice

COURSE LOCATION

Marseille

SUPERVISORS

– Certified maritime education teachers
– Certified temporary staff

END-OF-COURSE TEST

Yes

Written test: Knowledge to ensure the safe operation of ships operating in polar waters.
Oral and practical test on simulator: knowledge of planning and conducting a voyage in polar waters.

CERTIFICATION

Yes

The course certificates are electronic, and can be accessed directly on your seafarer’s portal as soon as the training course has been successfully completed.
These certificates are valid for 12 months, during which time you can use the appropriate CERFA form to renew your certificates with Maritime Affairs.

SATISFACTION SURVEY

When asked about their training at ENSM, 96.43% of trainees said they were satisfied.

CERTIFICATION/ATTESTATION RATE

The certification/attestation rate for this course is 100%.

RATES

3 200€