This publication has been written for personnel who design and deliver training programmes. It covers the requirements for Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) Operational and Management certification, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) training, and Small Ships Navigation and Radar training, set out in Chapter II of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, and corresponding sections of the STCW Code.
This publication provides the criteria for the development of training courses to deliver training in personal safety and social responsibility (PSSR), entry into enclosed spaces and shipboard safety officer training.
This document provides the requirements for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) certification, set out in Chapter II of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended. It also includes corresponding sections of the STCW Code.
This document provides the Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) Certificate and Examination Syllabus as part of the requirement leading to the issue of an STCW Able Seafarer Deck Certificate (Regulation II/5). This training is required by seafarers seeking certification under MSN 1862 (M) or MSN 1856 (M+F).
The revised ISF Guidelines should be read by anyone connected with the employment and training of merchant seafarers. They include detailed advice on company obligations and compliance with the amended Convention as well as information about the changes to STCW and when they come into effect.