Seafarer courses

Courses for seafarers in Odessa

After completing courses for seafarers at the Black Sea Training Center in Odessa, crew members of ships get the opportunity to confirm that their qualifications allow them to fulfill their job duties.

What are the programs developed by the specialists of the Black Sea Training Center In order for the student who completed the course to become the owner of a legitimate maritime certificate, the training and training center of the BTC in Odessa made efforts to develop appropriate programs.

They fully meet the requirements for the minimum level of professional competence stipulated by the 1978 Maritime STCW Convention.

Speedboat Specialist
Free

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats(VI/2 п.2, A-VI/2 п. п. 7-10)

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats(VI/2 п.2, A-VI/2 п. п. 7-10) The course is designed for specialists who can be appointed to be in charge of the operation fast rescue boats. The purpose of the course is to provide retrain for ship specialists who may have the tasks and responsibilities of…
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managing disorganized masses
Free

Crowd Management Training (V / 2 p. 4, AV / 2 p. 1)

Crowd Management Training Captains and crew members, responsible for boarding/disembarking passengers, loading/securing/unloading cargo, safety compliance must have the skills to perform their duties when there is an unorganized mass of people on board. Purpose of the course is to provide knowledge and assistance in mastering the practical skills, which are…
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crisis management
Free

Crisis Management and Human Behavior Training (V/2 п. 6), А-V/2 п. 3)

Crisis Management and Human Behavior Training In the event of emergency on board of the ship, the captain, command staff and other crew members must be prepared to ensure safety of the passengers. Purpose of the course – master knowledge and practice practical skills, foreseen by the standards of international…
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marine high-voltage equipment
Free

Marine high-voltage electrical equipment (ІІІ/2;ІІІ/3,VIII/2, А-ІІІ/2, A-III/6)

Marine high-voltage electrical equipment On ships of maritime and river transport in operational activity there are high-voltage equipment which is serviced by electromechanics, mechanics and electricians. This course is intended to improve their professional skills. Purpose of the course                                                                                                                                                              The purpose of the course is to refill and update…
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passenger ship
Free

Training of Passenger Ships Personnel (V/2, А-V/2, В-V/2)

Purpose of the Training of Passenger Ships Personnel course is to prepare masters, officers and ratings also other personnel of passenger ships for ensure the safety of passengers in case of emergencies. The training presupposes:  To form an idea for all crew of the need to ensure the safety of…
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teamwork on board
Free

Leadership and Teamwork (II/1, II/2, III/1, III/2, III/6)

Leadership and Teamwork (II/1, II/2, III/1, III/2, III/6) The aim of the course is to provide ship officers with the knowledge and skills that will facilitate the skillful leadership of people to perform work as part of a team: • making effective decisions in various situations; • leadership of (un) organized…
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transportation of dangerous goods
Free

Training of Officers and Rating Responsible for Cargo Handling on Ships Carrying Dangerous and Hazardous Substances in Solid Form in Bulk and in Packaged Form ( В-V/b, B-V/c)

Training of Officers and Rating Responsible for Cargo Handling on Ships Carrying Dangerous and Hazardous Substances in Solid Form in Bulk and in Packaged Form International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG-Code) provides special rules for the handling of such goods. The course is designed to prepare command personnel and ratings…
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engine room
Free

Engine-room resource management (operational level)

Engine-room resource management (operational level) Engine room crew members must have the necessary skills to maintain a watch. This course is intended to reinforce professional skills and assess watch readiness. Purpose of the course The purpose of this course is to prepare ship mechanics and cadets for keeping watch in…
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Free

Advanced Fire fighting course STCW-95(VI/3, A-VI/3 п. п. 1-4)

Advanced Fire fighting course  STCW-95 which corresponds to the IMO Model Course 2.03. Goal : Education and training of seafarers on the general organization, the tactics of firefighting metods, assesment the situation, determination of the goal and main tasks in countering fire. Students who have successfully completed the training couse…
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first aid
Free

Medical care on board ship (VI/4 п. 2, A-VI/4 п. п. 4-6)

Medical care on board ship The course is designed to provide officers with the necessary theoretical and practical training to enable them to perform medical examinations, provide assistance and provide treatment on board the ship. The aim of the course is to ensure that the officers on board ships without…
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life raft
Free

Specialist in lifeboats, life rafts and rescue boats that are not fast rescue boats (VI / 2 p. 1, A-VI / 2 p. 1-4)

Specialist in lifeboats, life rafts and rescue boats that are not fast rescue boats (VI / 2 p. 1, A-VI / 2 p. 1-4) Purpose of the course: to provide professionals with experience on board ships who have not previously performed duties related to life-saving appliances with the necessary skills.…
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first aid
Free

Medical First aid от board ship (VI/4 п. 1, A-VI/4 п. п. 1- 3)

Medical First aid от board ship (VI/4 п. 1, A-VI/4 п. п. 1- 3) The aim of the course is to provide first aid skills to crew members and ship crews who don`t have medical staff. Course objectives: to train the crew of ships without medical personnel to provide first…
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Free

Safety Familiarization, Basic Training and Instructions for All Seafarers

International and national regulations regulate the training of seafarers, the protection of their life and health, the prevention of environmental pollution. They pay special attention to the need to develop stable knowledge and skills among seafarers to ensure personal safety and survival in the performance of functional duties. This requires…
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gmdss
Free

Restricted GMDSS Operator Course (obtaining or endorsement) ІV/2, А-ІV/2, В-ІV/2 п. п. 37-44

Restricted GMDSS Operator Course (obtaining or endorsement) Objective The objective of this course is to prepare candidates for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Restricted Radio Operator Diploma. Lectures, group workshops and independent work are used to prepare students. Course Objectives The course objective is to prepare trainees…
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oil tanker
Free

Washing with crude oil (V/1-1 p. 3.4, A-V/1-1-2 p. 2)

Washing with crude oil  It is important to know how to do this properly for the persons of the floating crew, who may be responsible for washing the tanker with crude oil CRUDE OIL WASHING. The purpose of the course is to train captains, senior mechanics, other members of the…
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oil tanker
Free

Initial training for cargo operations on oil tankers and chemical tankers. (V/1-1 p.p. 1.2, A-V/1-1 p. 1, B-V/1-1)

Initial training for cargo operations on oil tankers and chemical tankers Team members and crew members who will have to receive/process/transport/unload cargo on oil tankers, chemical tankers should receive special training. This will enable them to perform their duties in a qualified manner, using the necessary equipment. The purpose of…
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gas tanker
Free

Initial training for cargo operations on V/1-2 gas tankers 1.2, A-V/1-2 p.1, B-V/1-2

Initial training for cargo operations on gas tankers Commanders and crew members who are to work on gas tankers must have appropriate initial training. This should ensure that they perform their duties in the use of cargo equipment and cargo operations. The purpose of the initial training course is to…
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transportation by oil tanker
Free

Preparations for cargo operations on oil tankers under the expanded program. (V/1-1 p.p. 3, 4, A-V/1-1 p. 2)

Preparations for cargo operations on oil tankers under the expanded program Operations with cargo on oil tankers have always been given special attention. A trained crew is required to carry out such work safely. Preparations for oil tanker cargo operations are also dedicated to the course of Advanced Training for…
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gas tanker
Free

Preparation for cargo operations on gas tankers under the expanded program. (V/1-2 p.p. 3, 4), A-V/1-2 p. 2)

Preparation for cargo operations on gas tankers under the expanded program Preparation for cargo operations on gas tankers under the expanded program For captains, senior assistants, mechanics, other representatives of the tanker-gas tankers it is important to undergo advanced training, allowing them to lay on them the performance of cargo,…
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transportation of goods by chemical tanker
Free

Preparation for cargo operations on chemical tankers under the expanded program. (V/1-1 p.p. 5, 6), A-V/1-1 p. 3)

Preparation for cargo operations on chemical tankers under the expanded program.  Preparation for cargo operations on chemical tankers under the expanded program The command and rank of chemical tankers need to undergo training that allows them to carry out loading, processing, safe transportation, unloading, cleaning tanks and other cargo operations.…
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gas tanker
Free

Inert gas system – (V/1–1 п. п .3, 4, A–V/1–1-2 п. 2)

Inert gas system – (V/1–1 п. п .3, 4, A–V/1–1-2 п. 2) Team and private crew on tankers must be prepared to perform the duties of safe loading/unloading/transportation/processing of cargo. The aim of the course is to train captains, senior mechanics, and other tanker crew members as part of their…
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ship security training
Free

Preparation and instruction on protection for all sailors (VI/6 p.p. 1, 2 ̧ A-VI/6 p.p. 1-4)

Preparation and instruction on protection for all sailors (VI/6 p.p. 1, 2 ̧ A-VI/6 p.p. 1-4) The purpose of the course: Training of the ship’s crew in accordance with the International Code of Protection of Ships and Ports (ISPS Code). The result of the course should be the readiness of…
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ship security
Free

The commanding officer responsible for the protection of the vessel (Ship Security Officer) (VI/5 p. 1, A-VI/5)

The commanding officer responsible for the protection of the vessel (Ship Security Officer) (VI/5 p. 1, A-VI/5) The course is designed to provide the ship’s command personnel with theoretical knowledge and practical training necessary to perform ship security tasks. The course contains in full the materials aimed at the implementation…
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seafarers on guard
Free

Performing the duties of the crew members to protect the vessel (VI/6 p. 4, 5, A-VI/6 p.p. 6-8)

Security of the vessel is carried out with the participation of all crew members in accordance with the approved plan (SSP). For the proper performance of their duties in ship security, crew members are trained in a special course program. Purpose of the course The purpose of this course is…
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rescue boat
Free

Ships Safety Officer – IMO ResolutionA – 741(18)

Training of ship safety officers Ships Safety Officer (IMO ResolutionA – 741 (18)) Course Objective The course aims to prepare officers for the duties of ensuring safety on board. The course is structured in accordance with the International Safety Management Code of the ISM Code. Objective of the course At…
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Courses at BTC Odessa

Within the framework of the General training, it is planned to train:

  • shipboard officers - the implementation of medical care on board the ship, provided for by the International Medical Guide for Ships;
  • first aid skills, which are especially needed on ships that do not provide for the presence of medical personnel;
  • behavioral skills important in the event of a fire on board;
  • specialists who have to manage fast rescue boats, lifeboats, life rafts
  • all seafarers - the minimum necessary skills to ensure safety.

The Ship Security courses are designed to prepare the ship's command and rating personnel for their respective duties.

The training of navigators provides for the improvement of skills:

  • ship management;
  • navigation using radar, ARPA, radar;
  • ECDIS applications;
  • watchkeeping on the bridge;
  • search and rescue operations;
  • coordination of actions of the crew, unorganized persons.

Training of seafarers to perform duties on tankers of various types is possible within the framework of initial and advanced programs that allow them to become proficient the skills that are needed to:

  • carry out cargo, ballast operations;
  • wash with crude oil;
  • operate the inert gas system.

Within the framework of training programs for the requirements set by shipping companies, seafarers acquire the skills to:

  • conduct operations related to the transport of dangerous goods;
  • required by personnel on passenger ships;
  • lead and work in a team;
  • manage people who find themselves in a crisis situation, including unorganized ones.

Marine engineers and electro engineers at the training courses at the Black Sea Training Center have the opportunity to improve the skills required:

  • for the operation of high-voltage ship equipment;
  • to keep watch in the engine room, to manage the watch staff.