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Assessing Behavioural Competence Onboard Course

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About the course

The Nautical Institute's Assessing Behavioural Competence Onboard Course has been designed to provide industry guidance on competency assessment. This course is primarily intended for any person conducting in-service assessment of competence of a seafarer on board. Furthermore, this course complements IMO Model course 1.30 – Onboard Assessment.

The course is suitable for:

• Captains and senior ship officers

• Technical and marine superintendents

• Designated persons ashore (DPA)

• Operation managers

• Consultants

Aims and objectives:

This course introduces the processes and procedures to organize, administer and conduct onboard assessment of seafarer competence, in accordance with the provisions of section A-1/6 of the STCW Code and TMSA 3 - Element 3.

A trainee successful in completing the course will be able to:
1. Apply the international provisions concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on board ships.
2. Apply the international provisions in the context of national law.
3. Determine effective assessment methodologies.
4. Organize, administer and conduct onboard assessment.

Major topics:

• Shipboard assessment system
• Competence-based assessment
• Onboard assessment process

The candidates at the end of the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion
following a theoretical assessment and achieving a minimum of 60%.




















Upcoming courses

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Date: 23-24 April 2019 (Fully booked)
Date: 29-30 April 2019
London, United Kingdom
Date: 6-7 May 2019
Athens, Greece
Date: 6-7 June 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
If you are unable to find a course in a location of your choice, please email with your preferred location.