Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) at the Management Level

About this course

The course meets the latest mandatory requirements for approved training in the human element, leadership and management at the management level and the standards of competence to be achieved.

This course is normally for technical officers following an approved education and training programme leading to MCA certification as:

  • Chief mate or master on ships of 500GT or more
  • Second engineer officer or chief engineer officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more.

It meets the obligatory requirements relevant to bridge resource management, engine-room resource management and application of leadership and teamworking skills as set out in Tables A-II/1, A-III/1 and A-III/6 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) incorporating the Manila amendments.

This training is a pre-requisite for a management level Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued by the MCA upon meeting the requirements of Regulation II/2 and III/2.

Students will be able to control the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level through the use leadership and managerial skills to ensure that:

  • The crew are allocated duties and informed of expected standards of work and behaviour in a manner appropriate to the individuals concerned;
  • Training objectives and activities are based on assessment of current competence and capabilities and operational requirements;
  • Operations are planned and resources are allocated as needed in correct priority to perform the necessary tasks;
  • Communication is clearly and unambiguously given and received;
  • Effective leadership behaviours are demonstrated;
  • Necessary team member(s) share an accurate understanding of current and predicted vessel state and operational status and external environment;
  • Decisions are most effective for the situation;
  • Operations are demonstrated to be effective and in accordance with applicable rules.

Student testimonial

"Overall, a really good course. I have never done any management/leadership training before so it was a good learning curve."

 

How to book

IMPORTANT NOTICE: our online booking system is temporarily unavailable - we are working to fix this and hope to have it back up and running as soon as possible. If you wish to book on this course, please contact the admissions team by email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk. We apologise for any inconvenience in the meantime.

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email wma.training@solent.ac.uk.

 

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 26 June 2017 Yes £665 Enquire
Monday 17 July 2017 Yes £665 Enquire
Monday 24 July 2017 Yes £665 Enquire
Monday 31 July 2017 Yes £665 Enquire
Monday 4 September 2017 No £670 Enquire
Monday 2 October 2017 Yes £670 Enquire
Monday 6 November 2017 Yes £670 Enquire
Monday 20 November 2017 No £670 Enquire
Monday 4 December 2017 No £670 Enquire
Monday 11 December 2017 No £670 Enquire
Monday 8 January 2018 Yes £670 Enquire
Monday 26 February 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 19 March 2018 Yes £670 Enquire
Monday 16 April 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 23 April 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 30 April 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 14 May 2018 Yes £670 Enquire
Monday 25 June 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 16 July 2018 No £670 Enquire
Monday 23 July 2018 No £670 Enquire

Course information

Next available date

Monday 26 June 2017

Duration

5 Days

Price

£665

Approvals

MCA

Teaching methods

Learning is delivered through lectures, discussion, case studies and group work.

Prerequisites

Technical students should hold a deck or engineering certificate of competency at the operational level and meet the minimum seagoing service requirements for the issue of a management level CoC. 

Entry level

See prerequisites.

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