Environmental Officer Training Course
US $500.00

There is a growing quantity of increasingly demanding environmental legislation relevant to shipping. All ships' officers and crew must comply with these requirements and need to be aware of environmental issues. To address this need, some companies are appointing Environmental Officers on board. This course is aimed at those individuals and also officers whose tasks include environmental compliance.

On completion of this course you will receive a Documentary Evidence

Legislation & references

Videotel’s Environmental Officer Training Course has been developed in accordance with:
• MARPOL Annex I - VI
• Ballast Water Management Convention
• Conventional for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships
• Vessel General Permit
This course may be accepted as evidence of compliance where training for the role of Environmental Officer is required, for example: The ISM Code, TMSA3, VIQ7, STCW Table A - II/2, III/2, Section A - III/3 etc

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, candidates will
• Be aware of the environmental problems facing the world and understand how global warming and climate change threaten our very survival.
• Be familiar with how shipping contributes to world pollution, how that can be minimised, and the role individual seafarers can play in creating a cleaner planet.
• Be familiar with the legal framework for protecting the environment greed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). These include MARPOL and other conventions and controls applied to the world's maritime fleet.
• Understand the consequences of not complying and the real risk of heavy fines and imprisonment.

Please note that the final assessment of this course must be completed under the direct supervision of an Authenticating Person. This is the Master/Senior Officer onboard ship or senior official of a registered shipping company or maritime institution onshore. Our Course Procedure refers.