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Auditing Maritime Safety Management Systems Training Course

A Department of International Register of Shipping

Why choose IRTI?

IRTI, an IRCA approved company, provides specialist training courses, giving you both the theoretical knowledge and the practical understanding you need to meet your goals at an affordable rate.

ISM Training

  1. The primary objective of our training course is to instruct Maritime Auditors in the principles and practices of auditing for conformance with the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention.
  2. We offer a 2-day, 8 hour per day course, approved by The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA).

Who should attend?

Our training course is designed for:

  • All levels of management of shipping companies
  • Engineering and Deck Officers
  • Safety Officers
  • Marine Surveyors and Auditors
  • Flag State Administration Officials

The objectives of the course are that upon completion successful delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how and why the ISM Code is applied, other criteria and standards against which an audit could be performed.
  • Identify the requirements of the ISM Code against which an audit is to be performed.
  • Explain the similarities between the ISM Code and the ISO 9000 series and identify any areas where one complements the other.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of Auditors and Lead Auditors.
  • Explain the rationale supporting the implementation of the ISM Code and state the implementation timescales.
  • Plan and prepare an audit to the requirements of the ISM Code with respect to the management of an organization and the operation of a ship.
  • Distinguish between the process for the issue of a Document of Compliance (DOC) and the process for the issue of a Safety Management Certificate (SMC).

International Ship & Port Facility Security Training Course


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  1. The Primary objective of our ISPS training course is to make certain that personnel who have been appointed to these positions are provided with the understanding and knowledge to be able to carry out their responsibilities correctly and professionally as the company security officer (CSO), ship security officer (SSO) or port facility security officer (PFSO).
  2. We offer a 3-day, 8 hour per day course.

Our training course is designed for:

  • All levels of management of shipping companies
  • Company and Ship personnel in preparation to function as Company or Ship Security Officer
  • Company Security Officers, Ship Security Officers/ Vessel Security Officer, and Facility Security Officer/ Port Facility Security Officer
  • Ship Officers who are involved in the implementation of the system onboard
  • Security Internal Auditors
  • Owners and Operators
  • Safety, Security and Quality professionals needing in troduction to maritime management security systems

The learning objectives of the course shall be that, at the end of the course a successful delegate shall be able to:

  • Maritime Security Policy and Antiterrorisms
  • Communicate security roles and responsibilities
  • Understand Ship Security Plans (SSP) and Ship Security Assessments (SSA)
  • Plan and execute maritime security projects ensuring compliance to the ISPS Code
  • Understand threat identification, recognition, and response
  • Identify and implement the controls necessary for ensuring the Maritime Security Policy
  • Ship Security Actions
  • Manage, monitor and optimize the ship’s security systems and processes
  • Understand the detection and deterrence of security threats within an international framework
  • Understand emergency preparedness, drills, and exercises

International Register Training Institute (IRTI) currently provides International Ship & Port Facility Security courses in the following locations:

  • Egypt
  • India
  • Cyprus
  • Nigeria
  • Greece
  • Panama
  • Syria
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA

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