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Course Title: ENGINE ROOM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (ERM)

Duration: 18 Hours


This course is intended for engineer officers forming a team to work in the engine room and machinery spaces. This training, together with the Basic Safety Training and competency training of the required rank, will enable the engine room personnel to have the mandatory minimum training requirement prescribed in Regulation I/12 section A-I/12, Table A-III/l, Table A-III/2, of International Convention on Standards of training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW) convention, 1978/95, as amended in 2010 and as per IMO Model Course 2.07 and 1.39

COURSE AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

Main content of the course covers leadership, team work, management of various work situations, orientation and familiarization of ship and the equipment etc. This includes training on duties, functions, responsibilities and watch keeping in addition to Emergency, Safety and Survival.

To use the simulators to train and observe and ensure that the officers keep a high standard of competence within the ERM principles.

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
  1. Understanding the human factor
  2. Leadership traits
  3. Communication
  4. Time management and work load
  5. Interaction between ranks on board
  6. Situational awareness
  7. Decision making
  8. Human error and marine safety
  9. Fatigue and the ship's officer
  10. Engine room simulation and trouble shooting
  11. Case study
  12. Assessment
METHOD:

Course lessons and instructions are given by several lecturers; each one is a specialist on their respective subject area(s).

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

Be not less than 18 years of age have adequate academic and workshop training as per STCW

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A Certificate of Completion is given to each candidate who satisfactorily fulfills the Course. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.