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Course Description

The STCW Human Element Leadership & Management – Management Level course meets the obligatory requirements relevant to bridge resource management, engine-room resource management and application of leadership and team working skills as set out in: Tables A-II/2 (masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more), Table AIII/2 (chief engineer officers and second engineer officers on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750kW or more) of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) incorporating the Manila amendments. This training is a prerequisite for a management level Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued by the MCA upon meeting the requirements of Regulation II/2 and III/2.

• Identifying the principles and good practice in shipboard human resource management

• Explaining the relevance of the ‘human element’ in shipboard operations

• Apply relevant and related international maritime conventions and recommendations, national regulations, codes of practice and guidelines, while using leadership and managerial skills to control the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level

• Apply the principles of task and workload management, including planning, co-ordination, allocation and prioritization of human and physical resources

• Use project management as an aid to decision-making

• Explain effective resource management techniques with regard to:

• Allocation, assignment and prioritization of resources for effective task and workload management

• Effective communications principles

• Leading and managing teams

• Assertiveness and leadership

• Obtaining and maintaining situational awareness

• Apply the principles and practice decision-making

• Lead and manage the development, implementation and oversight of standard operating procedures

• Identify the principles and good practice in shipboard training, learning, coaching, mentoring, assessment and developing shipboard personnel


 At the management level (section 3), this training is required by those seeking certification under; Regulation II/ 2 - masters and chief mates on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more; Regulation 111/2 - chief engineer and second engineer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of .T5010\1 propulsion power or more 

Documents Required

  • Stamp/Passport size photo in formals,

  • Passport Copies


 Batch dates are tentative depending on the minimum number of participants    


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