Courses

Courses Offered by PMTRI

Below are courses offered by Pentagon Maritime Training & Research Institute. Click on the links to see the course details...

Oil Tanker Familiarization Course [OTFC]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training at any level of seafaring personnel, as ratings, cadets, petty officers and other persons on board. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No.  1.01, regulations V/1, paragraphs 2 to 7 and in section B-V/1 of the STCW Convention 1995. This model course aims to provide a familiarization training program referred to in paragraph 1.2 of regulation V/1.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations arising on board he ships, understand and identify the type of fire, take appropriate measures be taken to prevent the fire as far as possible if at all a fire takes place to restrict and fight the fire. He will also acquire knowledge, which in some instances will enable him to identify & correct defects on the fire fighting equipment and thereby prevent emergencies by keeping complete readiness.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course. Candidates must have valid elementary first aid & basic fire fighting course certificates with them.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course the trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  5 Days / 30 Hrs 20

 

Chemical Tanker Familiarization Course [CTFC]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training at any level of seafaring personnel, as ratings, cadets, petty officers and other persons on board. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No. 1.01, regulations V/1, paragraphs 1 - 7 and in section B-V/1 of the STCW convention 1995. This model course aims to provide a familiarization training program referred to in paragraph 1.2 of regulation V/1.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations arising on board he ships, understand and identify the type of fire, take appropriate measures be taken to prevent the fire as far as possible if at all a fire takes place to restrict and fight the fire. He will also acquire knowledge, which in some instances will enable him to identify & correct defects on the fire fighting equipment and thereby prevent emergencies by keeping complete readiness.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course. Candidates must possess a valid elementary first aid and basic fire fighting certificate.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course a trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  5 Days / 30 Hrs 20


Liquefied Gas Tanker Familiarization Course [LGTFC]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training at any level of seafaring personnel, as ratings, cadets, petty officers and other persons on board. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No. 1.01, regulations V/1, paragraphs 2 - 7 and in section A-V/1 of the STCW convention 1995. This model course aims to provide a familiarization training program referred to in paragraph 1.2 of regulation V/1.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations arising on board he ships, understand and identify the type of fire, take appropriate measures be taken to prevent the fire as far as possible if at all a fire takes place to restrict and fight the fire. He will also acquire knowledge, which in some instances will enable him to identify & correct defects on the fire fighting equipment and thereby prevent emergencies by keeping complete readiness.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course. Candidates must possess a valid elementary first aid and basic fire fighting certificate.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course a trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  5 Days / 30 Hrs 20

 

Specialized Training for Oil Tanker [TASCO]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training for masters, chief engineers, officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No. 1.02, regulations V/1, para 2.2, STCW Code A-V/1 para 8-14 of STCW 1995.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on oil tankers.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course a trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  10 Days / 60 Hrs 40

 

Specialized Training for Chemical Tanker [CHEMCO]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training for masters, chief engineers, officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No. 1.02, regulations V/1, para 2.2, STCW Code A-V/1 para 8-14 of STCW 1995.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on oil tankers.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course a trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  10 Days / 60 Hrs 40

 

Specialized Training for Gas Tanker [GASCO]

Scope
This course is intended to provide training for masters, chief engineers, officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. The course covers the recommended training in compliance of the recommended guidelines of IMO model No. 1.02, regulations V/1, para 2.2, STCW Code A-V/1 para 8-14 of STCW 1995.

Objectives
On completion of this course the trainee should be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on oil tankers.

Entry Standards
The course is open to all the seafarers presently employed or who intend to go out to sea. This course is a mandatory requirement for all seafarers who joined sea after 1st August 1998. All trainees must be certified to be in good health before undertaking the course.

Certificate
On successfully completion of this course a trainee will be issued a certificate which states that he has completed the course specified in STCW 1995 as in Section A - V/1 of STCW convention 1995.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  10 Days / 60 Hrs 40

 

Electronic Chart Display Information System [ECDIS]

1)      INTRODUCTION TO ECDIS

What is ECDIS, Different type of Charts    

2)      FAMILIaRISATION OF ECDIS SIMULATOR

Practical demonstration and familiarisation of equipment

3)      PRACTICE ON THE ECDIS SIMULATOR

Passage planning                                

4)      SOLAS REQUIRMENT 

General requirements, solas requirements for ECDIS  

5)      SOLAS REQUIRMENTS

             Back up requirements and different  parameters as per SOLAS  

6)   PASSAGE PLANNING

             Practical Demonstration on ECDIS

 7)   Exercise of bridge simulator                          

             Familiarisation and Practise

8)   CASE STUDIES AND INTERACTION

Discussions of case studies and clearing of Doubts   

9)   EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK

 

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  3 Days / 15 Hrs 12

 

Bridge Team Management [BTM]

Scope

The course aims at giving participants insight in the importance of high quality routines and procedures regarding work on the bridge. This course is a complement to Maritime Resource Management, but can even be followed as an apart course.

1. COLLISION AVOIDANCE RULES

Relevant sections of ROR 

2. PASSAGE PLANNING

Importance of passage plan

3. ECDIS

      Familiarization  and uses 

 4. SIMULATOR                                                         

      Briefing and Exercise    

 

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  3 Days / 18.25 Hrs 12

 

Inspection & Surveys Appraisal Course [ISA]

Scope

The course aims at giving participants insight in the importance of high quality routines and procedures regarding work on the bridge. This course is a complement to Maritime Resource Management, but can even be followed as an apart course.

 1. COLLISION AVOIDANCE RULES

Relevant sections of ROR 

2. PASSAGE PLANNING

Importance of passage plan

3. ECDIS

      Familiarization  and uses 

4. SIMULATOR                                                         

      Briefing and Exercise    

Certificate


 A course certificate is granted after participation in the course.

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  2 Days / 12 Hrs 8

 

Oil Pollution Act - 90 [OPA 90]

Scope

This course aims to provide an understanding of Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and knowledge of the Vessel Response Plan requirements.

Objectives

After the completion of this module the trainee should be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the “Oil Pollution Act of 1990” (OPA-90) and
2. Demonstrate a good knowledge of the Federal Vessel Response Plan requirements.

Entry Standards

All Company employees and shipboard Management level and Operational level Deck and Engine Officers, and Support level Deck and Engine Ratings who require a general knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the “Oil Pollution Act of 1990” (OPA-90).

 Certificate

Documentary evidence should be issued to those who have successfully completed this course indicating that the holder has completed a training course on “Oil Pollution Act of 1990” (OPA-90).

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  1 Day / 6 Hrs 4

 

Energy Conservation [EC]

1)PERFORMANCE & EFFECIENCY MEASUREMENT   

2)ENVIRONMENT & ROLE OF FOSSIL FUELS                               

3)WASTE MANAGEMENT RECYCLING                                                           

4)PREVENTION & EMISSION CONTROLS.

5)MINIMIZING POLLUTION   ( AIR, WATER & LAND). 

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  1 Day / 6 Hrs 4

 

Risk Assessment & Management [RAM]
1)  PERSPECTIVES ON RISK,                                 

PERCEPTION OF RISK       

2) RISK ASSESSMENT

          HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

3) COMPARATIVE RISK ANALYSIS & ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS  

MINIMIZING RISK & EFFECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT

  Duration No. of Lectures Register
  1 Day / 6 Hrs 4