Accident Investigation

1. Scope

This course aims to provide participants the knowledge, understanding and skills by theoretical series of exercises performed on a ship handling simulator.

It covers lectures, exercises and a simulator demonstration. Bridge teamwork dealt with either interactive Computer based Training (CBT).

Exercises are controlled by an instructor and initially allow the trainees to become familiar with the equipment, controls and the instrumentation provided by the simulator.

2. Objective

After successful completion of the course, the participants will be able to understand concerning the process of accident investigation, root cause analysis and preparation of an accident report. Developing the skills in performing proper and thorough investigation of an accident, organizing an investigation, identifying and analyzing potential causes of an accident/ incident, interviewing witnesses, developing a comprehensive report of an accident/ incident and recommending solutions to prevent recurrence.

3. Entry Requirement

Candidates from this course should have a minimum of six months watch keeping experience as Officer in charge of a navigational watch and should also have completed a course of training which meets or exceeds the standard set out in IMO Assembly resolution A.483 (XII), Training in radar observation and plotting.

4. Course Intake Limitation

The intake of participants should approximately be 9 to 12 to allow about three or four in each group of three. This will allow each trainee to benefit fully from the participative emphasis of the course. It is important that the number of experienced management level deck officers and engine officers is adequate.

5. Duration

1 day (6 hours)

Please contact us for schedules for this course.