Bridge and Engine Room Resource Management (Management and Leadership Skills)

Course Details
Duration:
32 hrs
Time:
8.30am to 5.30pm
Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction
This course is about prioritizing tasks, managing high workload and manage the resources available (bridge team, engine control team, shore side emergency response, external resources such as tugs, etc.) in abnormal and emergency situations.

The course will give all Masters and officers the education and training in the human element leadership and management at management level meeting the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the following:

Table A-II/2 (masters and chief mates on 500 gross tonnage or more)

Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons onboard at management level
Competence Use of leadership and management skills

Function: Navigation at the management level
Competence Respond to navigational emergencies
The other aim is to provide bridge procedural training applying Company Bridge Procedures in Abnormal and Emergency Situations), by doing so the trainee can apply the (KUP) in a contextual environment.


Course Outline

 

Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training

  • Organization of crew, authority structure, responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness, inherent traits, attitudes, behaviour, cross-cultural communication
  • Shipboard situation, informal social structures on board
  • Human error, situation awareness, automation awareness, complacency, boredom
  • Leadership and team working
  • Training, structured shipboard training programs
  • Knowledge of personal abilities and behavioural characteristics

Need for international maritime conventions, recommendations and national legislation

  • International maritime conventions – SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, MLC,– role of IMO, ILO
  • Recommendations and national legislation

Ability to apply task and workload management

  • Planning and coordination
  • Personnel assignment
  • Human limitations
  • Personal abilities
  • Time and resource constraints
  • Prioritization
  • Workloads, rest and fatigue
  • Management (leadership) styles
  • Challenges and responses

Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management

  • Effective communication on board and ashore
  • Allocation, assignment and prioritization of resources
  • Decision making reflecting team experience
  • Assertiveness and leadership, including motivation
  • Obtaining and maintaining situational awareness
  • Appraisal of work performance
  • Short and long term strategies

Knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques

  • Situation and risk assessment
  • Identify and consider generated options
  • Selecting course of action
  • Evaluation of outcome effectiveness
  • Decision making and problem solving techniques
  • Authority and assertiveness
  • Judgement
  • Emergencies and crowd management

Self-awareness, personal and professional development

  • Knowledge of personal abilities and behavioural characteristics
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development

Development, implementation, and oversight of standard operating procedures

 


Suitable for

 
  • The course is designated for Deck Officers/Marine Engineers whom are undertaking or will be undertaking the function of Navigation at the Management Level.
  • This course is also suitable for Marine Shore Personnel having roles in management level.

 


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

 
  • Holding at least Class 3 (Deck) or Class 5 (Engine) Certificate of Competency.
  • Minimum sea service of 12 months.
  • It is highly recommended that all trainees undertaking this course to have sufficient familiarity with shipboard operations.

 


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Deck Officers
Bridge Resource Management (Management Level)
STCW Code Section A-II/2 certificate

Marine Engineers
Engine room Resource Management (Management Level)
STCW Code Section A-III/2 certificate

Course Fee
Fees Payable:
$1400 (excluding GST)

$1498 (including GST)


Funding Incentives

1. MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information.

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

With effect from 19 May 2017, individuals who opted to use their SFC are required to submit their SFC claim under the pay-to-Training Provider (TP) mode. SSG will disburse SFC payments directly to TPs after the claim has been approved. TPs will collect nett fees from individuals, after deducting the SFC claim amount.


Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom
  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund
E-Learning
  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
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Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

Course Dates:

15 t 18 April 2019

Registration Period:
11 to 31 March 2019

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.


Enquiries
For course specific details:
Course Coordinator:
Capt Zaharin Ismail
Zaharin_ISMAIL@sp.edu.sg
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