Participants on the programme will:
Chapters you will cover in this module include port management structures, marine operations, working with the port community, health & safety of personnel.
In this module you will cover chapters like maritime legislation and commercial practices, incident investigation and enforcement, risk management, communication, managing marine operations during an emergency.
In this module you will study topics on managing people, skills and performance, establishing the correct employment framework and employee relations, recruitment policy, supervision of harbour staff, training and development.
This module covers important chapters like budget process, principles of budgeting and capital expenditure/project appraisal.
In this module you will get to know about conservancy, environment, marine environmental regulation and port waste management planning.
By the end of this module you would have explored important topics like managing safety in marine pilotage services and authorisation of pilots.
This module covers chapters like implementing a VTS, operational considerations, recruitment, qualification and training, legal aspects.
This module includes topics like the international ship and port facility security code and measures, the harbour master’s role within the security team and potential problems in harbour security.
In this module you will cover topics like emergency planning, responding to an emergency, pollution planning, port of refuge and media and public relations.
This module explores strategy and business planning, marketing and media, including essentials like crisis PR management and project management.
By the end of this chapter you will be able to discuss and assess the role of the Harbour Master in a mixed use port, commercial leisure interface, talk about regulations and enforcement, harbour zoning and diving activities and other recreational activities.
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, supported by the International Harbour Masters' Association
Start date: 27th April 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £3199 / US$4479 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment. Take a closer look at fees
15% discount for IAPH, IHMA and UKHMA members
Approved by UK MoD for funding via the ELC Scheme (Provider 2035). See fees page for more information
The course modules are certainly of huge value in terms of the breadth of topic and detail covered and have been of great assistance in my appointment as Queen’s Harbour Master for Gibraltar. I would recommend it to any aspiring Harbour Master.
Captain Kevin Richardson AFNI
Kevin has over 40 years operational experience in the marine industry both ashore and afloat. Kevin holds a Master Mariner (Class 1) Foreign Going Certificate of Competency, National Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), Level 5 Oil Spill Management qualification, a GMDSSS Certificate and is a qualified ISO BS EN 9002 auditor. He is an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute, a past President of the UK Harbour Masters’ Association and a current Vice President of the International Harbour Masters’ Association. He is also a member of the UKTI Port Advisory Group - a government sponsored focus group supporting the UK’s ports industry.
Kevin is joined by a host of expert authors, you can read more here.
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.
This course is the best out there in the profession and the nearest the industry has to offer to a CoC. A fantastic commentary on the duties and standards of a Harbour Master.
It's also recognised by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as a professional foundation and development distance learning course for harbour masters and their personnel. The course addresses the UK National Occupational Standards for Harbour Masters as well as the Port Marine Safety Code.
The course has also been recognised by the University of Middlesex (London) and successful Diploma students qualify for advanced standing entry to a MBA (Harbour Masters) which can also be completed by part-time distance learning study.
Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.