Courses

Safety and Security Training Courses

I. Basic Safety Training

1. Training Course: Basic Safety Training (SOLAS)
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/1-1; A-VI/1-2; A-VI/1-3; A-VI/1-4
3. Entry standards: Seafarer’s Medical Certificate. ( http://www.lja.lv/index.php?action=151 )
4. Target group: all seafarers
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – Basic Safety Training – Refresher Course

II. Basic Safety Training - Refresher Course

1. Training Course: Basic Safety Training – Refresher Course
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/1-1; A-VI/1-2; A-VI/1-3; A-VI/1-4
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Basic Safety Training course and sea going experience 3 months in last 5 years’
4. Target group: all seafarers
5. Course duration: 1 day
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – Basic Safety Training – Refresher Course

III. Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

1. Training Course: Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/2-1
3. Entry standards: Certificate “Basic Safety training course” and approved seagoing service of not less than 6 months
4. Target group: All deck officers, engine officers, AB and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 2,5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – Proficiency in Survival Craft – Refresher Course

IV. Proficiency in Survival Craft - Refresher Course

1. Training Course: Proficiency in Survival Craft – Refresher Course
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/2-1
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats and sea going experience 3 months in last 5 years’
4. Target group: All deck officers, engine officers, AB and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 1 day
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – Proficiency in Survival Craft – Refresher Course

V. Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting

1. Training Course: Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/3
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Basic safety training course’
4. Target group: All deck officers, all engine officers, pumpmen and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 2.5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting – refresher course

Va. Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting - refresher course

1. Training Course: Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/3
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting sea going experience 3 months in last 5 years’
4. Target group: All deck officers, all engine officers, pumpmen and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 1 day
6. Revalidation: every 5 years Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting – refresher course

VI. Medical First Aid

1. Training Course: Medical First Aid
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/4-1
3. Entry standards: Certificate “Basic safety training course”
4. Target group: Junior deck officers, all engine officers, and other seafarers by companies’ requirements.
5. Course duration: 3 days
6. Revalidation: not required

VIa. Medical First Aid - Re-certification

1. Training Course: Medical First Aid
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/4-1
3. Entry standards: Certificate “Medical First Aid”
4. Target group: Junior deck officers, all engine officers, and other seafarers by companies’ requirements.
5. Re-certification: Test
6. Revalidation: not required

VII. Medical Care

1. Training Course: Medical Care
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/4-2
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Medical First aid’ or ‘Medical Care’
4. Target group: Masters, Chief Officers and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years

VIII. Ship Security Officer

1. Training Course: Ship Security Officer
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/5
3. Entry standards: All deck and engine officers with approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months
4. Target group: Officers who can be appointed as ship security officers
5. Course duration: 2 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IX. Ship Security Officer - Re-certification

1. Training Course: Ship Security Officer – Re-certification
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/5
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Ship Security Officer’ issued under ISPS Code
4. Target group: Officers who can be appointed as ship security officers
5. Re-certification
6. Revalidation: not required

X. Ship Safety Officer

1. Training Course: Ship Safety Officer
2. Code: Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen
3. Entry standards: No entry requirements
4. Target group: Ship officer who can be appointed as a ship safety officer
5. Course duration: 2 days
6. Revalidation: not required

XI. Training for Passenger Ships other than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships Personnel

1. Training Course: Training for Passenger Ships other than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships Personnel
2. STCW convention code: A-V/3-1; A-V/3-2; A-V/3-3
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Basic Safety Training course’
4. Target group: Ratings
5. Course duration: 1 day
6. Revalidation: every 5 years

XII. Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers

1. Training Course: Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/6-1
3. Entry standards: No entry requirements
4. Target group: all seafarers
5. Course duration: 5 hours
6. Revalidation: not required

XIII. Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

1. Training Course: Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
2. STCW convention code: A-VI/6-1; A-VI/6-2
3. Entry standards: No entry requirements
4. Target group: all seafarers
5. Course duration: 11 hours
6. Revalidation: not required

I. Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations

1. Training Course: Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations
2. STCW convention code: A-V/1-1-1
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘Basic Safety Training course’
4. Target group: Junior deck and engine officers, all tanker personnel
5. Course duration: 4 days
6. Revalidation: not required

II. Advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations

1. Training Course: Advanced training for oil tanker cargo operations
2. STCW convention code: A-V/1-1-2
3. Entry standards: ‘Oil, chemical and liquefied gas tanker familiarization course’ or ‘Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations
4. Target group: Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, pumpmen and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

III. Advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations

1. Training Course: Advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations
2. STCW convention code: A-V/1-1-3.
3. Entry standards: ‘Oil, chemical and liquefied gas tanker familiarization course’ and ‘or ‘Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations’
4. Target group: Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, pumpmen and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IV. Advanced training for liquefied gas tanker cargo operations

1. Training Course: Advanced training for liquefied gas tanker cargo operations
2. STCW convention code: A-V/1-2-2
3. Entry standards: ‘Oil, chemical and liquefied gas tanker familiarization course’ and ‘Basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations’
4. Target group: Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, pumpmen and other seafarers if required by their companies
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

I. GMDSS General Operator Course

1. Training Course: GMDSS General Operator Course
2. STCW convention code: A-IV/2
3. Entry standards: student navigator, basic knowledge of computer and English
4. Target group: Navigators on ships equipped with GMDSS system
5. Course duration: 15 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – GMDSS General Operator – Refresher Course

II. GMDSS General Operator – Refresher Course

1. Course Name: GMDSS General Operator – Refresher Course
2. STCW convention code: A-IV/2
3. Entry standards: Certificate ‘GMDSS General Operator’ and sea going experience 12 months in last 5 years
4. Target group: Navigators on ships equipped with GMDSS system
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years – GMDSS General Operator – Refresher Course

I. Radar Navigation, Radar Plotting and Use of ARPA at Operational Level

1. Radar Navigation, Radar Plotting and Use of ARPA at Operational Level
2. STCW convention code: A-II/1
3. Entry standards: student navigator, basic knowledge of computer and English and 4 months sea going experience
4. Target group: All Deck Officers and Masters on ships less then 500BT
5. Course duration: 8 days
6. Revalidation: not required

II. Radar, ARPA Bridge Teamwork and Search and Rescue at Management Level

1. Training Course: Radar, ARPA Bridge Teamwork and Search and Rescue at Management Level
2. STCW convention code: A-II/2
3. Entry standards: Certificate “Radar Navigation, plotting and use of ARPA. Operational level” and 12 months seagoing experience
4. Target group: Masters and Chief Officers
5. Course duration: 4 days
6. Revalidation: not required

I. Competence updating course (Masters and Deck officers)

1. Training Course: Competence Updating Course (Masters and Deck officers)
2. STCW convention code: A-I/11.2
3. Entry standards: Certificate of ship’s deck officer
4. Target group: Master and Chief Officer, Second Officer with certificate of competency of Chief Officer or Second Officer ready for promotion to Chief Officer
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years

II. Bridge Resource Management

1. Training Course: Bridge Resource Management
2. STCW convention code: A- A-II/1 A-II/2
3. Entry standards: Ship’s deck officer dipoma/ student or Ship’s deck officer Licence, and Radar Navigation, Radar Plotting and Use of ARPA at Operational Level A-II/1 Certificate
4. Target group: Masters, Chief Officers, Deck Officers
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IIa. Resource Management – Equalization Course

1. Training Course: Bridge Resource Management – Equalization Course
2. STCW convention code: A-II/1 A-II/2/ A-III/1 A-III/2
3. Entry standards: Bridge Resource Management/ Engine Resource Management Certificate, issued till 01.05.2013
4. Target group: Deck Officers/ Engine Officers
5. Course duration: 2 days
6. Revalidation: not required

III. ECDIS

1. Training Course: The operational use of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS)
2. STCW convention code: A-II/1; A-II/2
3. Entry standards: Certificate of maritime education or certificate of ship’s deck officer
4. Target group: Navigators on ships equipped with ECDIS system
5. Course duration: 4 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IIIa. ECDIS - refresher training

1. Training Course: The operational use of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS)
2. STCW convention code: A-II/1; A-II/2
3. Entry standards: Certificate ECDIS (A-II/1)

4. Target group: Navigators on ships equipped with ECDIS system
5. Course duration: 2 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IV. Ship Handling

1. Training Course: Ship Handling
2. STCW convention code: A-II/2 A-VIII/2 and B-V/a
3. Entry standards: Certificate of Master or Chief Officer
4. Target group: Masters and Chief Officers
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

I. Competence Updating Course (Engineer Officers)

1. Training Course: Competence Updating Course (Engineer Officers)
2. STCW convention code: A-I/11.2
3. Entry standards: Certificate of ship’s engineer officer
4. Target group: Chief and Second Engineers, Third Engineers with certificates of Second Engineers or ready for promotion to Second Engineer
5. Course duration: 6 days
6. Revalidation: every 5 years

II. Engine Resource Management

1. Training Course: Engine Resource Management
2. STCW convention code: A-III/1 A-III/2
3. Entry standards: Ship’s Engine officer diploma/student or Ship’s Engine officer Licence
4. Target group: Engineers
5. Course duration: 5 days
6. Revalidation: not required

IIa. Resource Management – Equalization Course

1. Training Course: Bridge Resource Management – Equalization Course
2. STCW convention code: A-II/1 A-II/2/ A-III/1 A-III/2
3. Entry standards: Bridge Resource Management/ Engine Resource Management Certificate, issued till 01.05.2013
4. Target group: Deck Officers/ Engine Officers
5. Course duration: 2 days
6. Revalidation: not required

I. Maritime English Course

1. Training Course: Maritime English Course
2. Entry standards: No entry requirements
3. Target group: All seafarers who wish to improve their English
4. Course duration: 5 – 15 days

II. Corrosion Protection and Maintenance Course

1. Training Course: Corrosion Protection and Maintenance Course
2. Entry standards: No entry requirements
3. Target group: Senior Officers and Superintendents
4. Course duration: 3 days

III. Electro technology for Marine Engineers

1. Training Course: Electro technology for Marine Engineers
2. Entry standards: Certificate of ship’s engineer officer
3. Target group: engineer officers
4. Course duration: 5 days

IV. Hygiene requirements on board ships

1. Training Course: Hygiene requirements on board ships
2. Entry standards: Certificate of ship’s cook/steward
3. Target group: cooks/stewards
4. Course duration: 1 day

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