Ordinary seaman

B008 Ordinary Seamen

COURSE FRAMEWORK CODE  B008
COURSE TITLE Ordinary Seamen  
COURSE APPROVED BY Maritime Administration of Panama
LANGUAGE English
SCOPE To provide seafarers employed or engaged in capacity of ratings not forming part of a navigational watch on board necessary training in order to demonstrate the competence to perform the duties on board of the seagoing ship.
OBJECTIVES All seafarers employed or engaged on board ship as part of ratings not forming part of a navigational watch shall demonstrate a minimum knowledge, understanding and proficiency.

Every candidate for certification shall be required to provide as a minimum evidence of having achieved the required standard of competence:

  • understand shipboard terms and definitions;
  • use of appropriate internal communication and alarm systems;
  • ability to understand orders and to communicate with the officer of the watch on matters relevant to watch keeping duties;
  • basic environmental protection procedures;
  • operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures.
  • Etc.
ENTRY STANDARDS Every candidate for certification shall:

-be not less than 17 years of age;

-be physically fit for duty as per required by Regulation I/9 of STCW-78, as amended and National standards;

-Passed a special training, either pre-sea or on board ship.

CERTIFICATION On successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued verifying that the holder has been successfully trained and assessed in capacity of ORDINARY SEAMEN.
STUDENT NUMBER LIMITATION The maximum number of course attendees is 25
STAFF REQUIREMENTS The course is conducted by qualified instructors that hold master’s licenses and have an adequate experience in this subject.
FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT TRANSAS Simulator “Navi-Trainer 5000” , training ship “AVANT “ and other ships in service.
TEACHING AIDS Whiteboard and DVD player, overhead projector, placards, audio and video aids, Power Points.
TEACHING METHOD Theory in classroom, practical exercises at “Navi-Trainer 5000” simulator , training ship “AVANT“
BASED UPON IMO MODEL COURSES 1.19 ; 1.20 ; 1.21
COURSE DURATION 500  hours
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