This is the Designated Person and Lead Auditor course combined together over 4x days at a slightly reduced rate.
If you wish to book either one of the modules separately without the other, please contact the office.
First 2x days - Designated Person
This course introduces the concepts of the responsibilities for a Designated Person within a safety management system. It covers requirements from the International safety Management Code, Domestic Safety Management, Code vessel and Class vessel requirements: knowledge and understanding of the ISM/DSM Code; mandatory rules and regulations; applicable codes, guidelines and standards; assessment techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting; technical or operational aspects of safety management; knowledge of shipping and shipboard operations; participation in a Management System Audit; effective communications with shipboard staff and senior management.
Pre-requisites: Tertiary qualification in management, engineering or physical science, or qualification as a certified ship officer or other formal education Duration: 2 days
Last 2x days - Lead Auditor
To introduce the concepts of the requirement of internal and external audit of safety management systems in the maritime industry. It covers requirements from the International Safety Management Code and Domestic Safety Management, and includes: auditing techniques and processes plus the management of an auditing program.
Understand the Audit Process
Reporting the Audit
Recognising Observations, Non-Conformities, Major Non-Conformities
Recommending Corrective Action
Follow-up Audits & Close-out
To develop the course we have followed the elements within:
Functional requirements of the ISM and DSM codes
MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.8 Revised guidelines for the operational implementation by companies
Resolution A1118.(30) Revised guidelines on the implementation by Administrations
Tertiary qualification in management, engineering or physical science, or qualification as a certified ship officer or other formal education