This training is applicable to
The course may be done before or after Chief Mates (F.G) Phase II Competency course, or before or after the ASM course as applicable.
- In addition to the Upgradation course, candidates are required to undergo modules on refresher training for PST, PSCRB, FPFF and AFF (attached as Part C- Practical Training).
- Officers who have not undergone Ship Security Officer (SSO) training are required to undergo approved training course for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties in accordance with Regulation VI/6-2.
-Candidates are also required to undergo ECDIS course as applicable. Training and assessment in the use of ECDIS is not required for those who serve exclusively on ships not fitted with ECDIS. This limitation shall be reflected in the certificate of competency.
- The sea service requirements continue to be as per MS STCW Rules and META manual Volume I.