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  • Course name Navigation Assessor Course (in co-operation with the Nautical Institute)
  • Training objective Allowing delegates to document that they hold a qualification to conduct navigation audits stipulated in TMSA3 element 5, and providing a better understanding of bridge and navigation procedures as well as good navigation practices
  • Prerequisites Seagoing background, navigation and bridge experience
    Delegates might benefit from the IMCS Training Academy "Ship Inspection Course"
  • Duration 2 days
  • Trainer Capt. Mark Bull (FNI)
  • Course format Powerpoint – DVD/video – case stories - exercises
  • Course language English
  • Supporting information Course syllabus + The Nautical Institute’s “Navigation Assessments - a guide to best practice” specialist publication (Value 40 GBP - included in the participation fee)
  • Pre-course training No specific course preparation/pre-training from delegates required
  • Max. number of delegates 12
  • Target group/delegate profile Personnel requiring to demonstrate they hold a qualification to be able to conduct navigation audits stipulated in TMSA3 element 5, Marine Consultants, Surveyors, Inspectors, Marine Managers, Superintendents, Shipmasters preparing for navigation assessments & monitoring bridge team
  • Venue Portview, 10th floor Ahlers House, Noorderlaan 139 at 2030 Antwerp (Belgium)
  • Cost Public training (excl. VAT) :
    NI member : 850 GBP/person
    Non-member : 1000 GBP/person
    Including 2 days training, course material (see above), catering, networking event.
    In-house training : organised at lump-sum cost in function of number of candidates and location of the training. For details please contact us on training@imcs.be.
  • Certification After part A : a Navigation Assessor certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course
    Candidates may then proceed to part B : an onboard assessment
    An IMCS Training Academy certificate + a certificate of Continuous Professional Development of the Nautical Institute will be issued at the end of the course
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  • During the course, the following key issues for navigation assessments will be addressed
    • what defines an assessment ?
    • improving safety and best practice
    • how to conduct the assessment with a systematic approach
    • preparing an effective report
  • Further to day 1
    • what defines an assessment ?
    • improving safety and best practice
    • how to conduct the assessment with a systematic approach
    • preparing an effective report
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