The Certificate in Maritime Codes and Conventions is an important professional development programme which delivers essential and practical education on the regulations which shape the maritime industry.
It is acknowledged as a vital course for anyone who needs in-depth knowledge of the regulation of the shipping industry - from shipping company staff to seafarers, legal professionals and commercial executives to policymakers and regulators alike.
This course will give you an understanding of:
Module 1 establishes participants’ foundation for assessing the international legal framework of oceans management and operations at sea. This wide-ranging subject matter is best introduced by examining the history of the Law of the Sea.
Perhaps the most crucial legal instrument in this field, pertinent aspects of UNCLOS will be explored throughout this course, beginning in Module 1.
In order to enhance safety and prevent marine casualties, standardisation and certification of ships’ construction, design, engineering, and manning (CDEM) is necessary. This module will examine construction, design, engineering and ship-board equipment requirements along with documentation procedures for vessels engaged in international voyages.
This module will further explore the main concepts of navigational rights and freedoms established by UNCLOS. It will go on to discuss the restrictions on navigation which can be imposed by coastal states, navigation requirements imposed by SOLAS, and other conventions. Later touching on pertinent issues related to cargo handling and liability which are inextricably tied to navigation and voyage planning.
This module, however, will elucidate the “M” factor ‑ Manning. A ship is useless without competent and qualified personnel. Thus the team believe that it is pertinent to explore international manning and training requirements in order to present safe and compliant working conditions and explain training and manning requirements so that participants and their organisations can maximise the working capability of those in shipboard and shoreside positions.
This module will explore pertinent aspects of maritime safety and security regulations across this vast, complicated legal landscape. It will begin by raising awareness of high seas activities which are criminalised under international law. It will then go on to guide participants through the basics of vessel safety requirements and ship and port security awareness, and elucidate the complex legal regime concerning the embarkation, employment, and disembarkation of armed maritime security teams
This module will focus on Marine Resource Management Environmental Protection. These topics are in fact two different sides of the same coin. Marine Resource Management encompasses the facilitation of sustainable use of marine resources, and the allocation of such between states and other parties. Marine Environmental Protection refers to the protection of the marine environment from pollution and environmental degradation which can originate from land or vessel sources.
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 11th May 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1,549 / US$2,014 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment
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CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs
Important for anyone needing in-depth knowledge of the operational implications of maritime conventions
This course is perfect for anyone seeking to develop their knowledge on the implementation of maritime conventions, such as: Ship Masters and Officers, Fleet and Vessel Managers, Superintendents, Human Resource Personal, Government Maritime Administration Personal.
It's also popular with Manning Agents, Insurers, Legal Professionals, Naval Architects, Surveyors, Shipyard Managers, Equipment Manufacturers and other employees from International and National Organisations
Simon Williams is an expert on issues surrounding the maritime regulatory environment. He is a Director of a consultancy, specialising in ship management solutions, naval intelligence and maritime security.
Also a regular contributor on the maritime industry to leading publications such as the Maritime Executive, Lloyd's List, Naval Technology amongst others; Simon has a wealth of experience and a respected industry voice perfect to lead you through your Certificate.
We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.
A vital course giving practical guidance for implementing regulatory requirements in shipping
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