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The HELM (Human Element, Leadership, and Management) Operational is an MCA-approved course/module designed to meet the mandatory requirements for Deck Officers, Engineering Officers, and ETO Officers as set out in Chapters II & III of the STCW Convention. It satisfies the requirements for candidates working towards the Deck and Engineering MCA Officer Certificate of Competency.

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide maritime professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively lead and manage at an operational level. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to apply important concepts to their maritime setting and will be better prepared to deal with the challenges surrounding the human elements of leadership and management.

This course will provide candidates with the methods and skills to correctly address (not limited to):

  • Risk Assessment
  • Communication
  • Shipboard Training
  • Culture and Teamwork
  • Positive crew spirit
  • Time management
  • Effective Leadership