This course is intended to provide an introduction to the administration and management of a maritime search and rescue (SAR) service to assist States in meeting their own SAR need
This course is intended to provide officers of the Maritime Safety Administration with information on the different obligations and duties of the flagStateas required by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
The emphasis of this model course is not on training to fight pirates, but rather to assist trainees to identify, deter or mitigate such actions through proper planning, preparation and coordination with various entities.
This course is designed to facilitate the delivery of training in the competence standards required by IMO Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW 95). It will also provide a sound basis for the delivery of other training programmes.