This course provides the delegate with the knowledge and skills required to effectively carry out the role and responsibilities of a Designated Person Ashore (DPA) as required by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 2010. The course covers the following topics: The role and responsibilities of a DPA The requirements of the STCW Convention The requirements of the ISM Code The company‘s Safety Management System Emergency response procedures Crisis management Human factors Upon completion of the course, delegates will be able to: Understand the role and responsibilities of a DPA Understand the requirements of the STCW Convention and the ISM Code Understand the company‘s Safety Management System Respond effectively to emergencies Manage a crisis situation Apply human factors principles

  • ISM introduction.
  • The external view of the status of the ISM code.
  • Audit requirements and techniques.
  • DPA – requirements and responsibilities.
  • Human factors and ISM.
  • Issue for the DPA role holder.
  • Performance management and KPIs.
  • Reporting, analysis and actions.
  • Legal issues.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Self preservation.
  • Management of change.
  •  Passport, CDC, INDOS & COC
  • 2 Passport size colored photographs

After successful completion of course, certificate will be issued to the participant.




3 days