News and Updates
Today is Dec 19, 2017 COMPASS Training Center welcomes the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, IncCOMPASS Training Center welcomes the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, IncBe TESDA Certified. Be MLC Compliant. - Pilot Class for Ships' Catering Services NC ICOMPASS TEAM GOES BEYOND THE LEARNING EXPERIENCECOMPASS Training Center is now a MARINA-Accredited Assessment Center for Electro-Technical Officers and Ratings (ETO/ETR)COMPASS Training Center now conducts Assessment for Deck and Engine Ratings as a duly accredited Assessment Center by MARINAIMO Monitoring VisitCOMPASS CROSSING NEW HORIZONS – ANTIQUE BRANCH NOW OPEN!SIX YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE – COMPASS TRAINING CENTER, INC. SAYS “THANK YOU!”COMPASS Training Center now conducts AHA-accredited Basic and Advanced Life Support Training

COMPASS Training Center welcomes the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, Inc

Posted Jul 11, 2017Last June 10 – 12, the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, Inc. held its Basic First Aid, Rescue and Firefighting Operations Training Course at C-nergy International Leisure and Convention Center, COMPASS Training Center’s very o ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center welcomes the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, Inc

Posted Jul 11, 2017Last June 10 – 12, the Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, Inc. held its Basic First Aid, Rescue and Firefighting Operations Training Course at C-nergy International Leisure and Convention Center, COMPASS Training Center’s very o ... Read Full Story

Be TESDA Certified. Be MLC Compliant. - Pilot Class for Ships' Catering Services NC I

Posted May 04, 2017COMPASS Training Center recently conducted its pilot class for Ships’ Catering Services NC I We get you the right skills and competent edge for a global car ... Read Full Story

COMPASS TEAM GOES BEYOND THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Posted Feb 24, 2017As a center for human resource development through training and assessment solutions, COMPASS Training Center recognizes the people on their organization as their most valuable assets and imparting safety as a culture while delivering high standards of competence is of great significance and investment to ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center is now a MARINA-Accredited Assessment Center for Electro-Technical Officers and Ratings (ETO/ETR)

Posted Feb 15, 2017Part of COMPASS Training Center’s unwavering efforts in providing the maritime industry with professionally competent seafarers through comprehensive training and assessment programs, we find esteemed pleasure to inform you that we are hereby approved from the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) as an Assessment Center (AC) to conduct Oral Examination for Electro Technical Officers (ETO) ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center now conducts Assessment for Deck and Engine Ratings as a duly accredited Assessment Center by MARINA

Posted Feb 15, 2017COMPASS Training Center further expands its service portfolio with its pilot program for Deck and Engine Ratings Assessment conducted last Monday, January 23, 2017 and Tuesday, January 31, 2017 respectively. Granted accreditation by MARINA ... Read Full Story

IMO Monitoring Visit

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COMPASS CROSSING NEW HORIZONS – ANTIQUE BRANCH NOW OPEN!

Posted Sep 06, 2016COMPASS Training Center once again crosses another milestone with the opening of its first provincial branch in SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, ANTIQUE. Provincial expansion studies were undertaken with the commitment to establish better service mileage for the maritime industry which was made possible through the joint venture with Saint Anthony’s College of Antique. The official inauguration co ... Read Full Story

SIX YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE – COMPASS TRAINING CENTER, INC. SAYS “THANK YOU!”

Posted Jul 20, 2016      COMPASS Training Center, Inc. celebrates its 6th year anniversary as one of ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center now conducts AHA-accredited Basic and Advanced Life Support Training

Posted Jul 04, 2016COMPASS Training Center Inc. has entered into partnership with the University of Sto. Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Life Support Training Center which paved the way to gain recognition and accreditation by the American Heart Association to provide and conduct Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) courses including Basic L ... Read Full Story

COMPASS now offers JRC Type Specific ECDIS Training

Posted Jul 01, 2016As part of our commitment to provide quality and comprehensive training for the maritime industry, we are delighted to announce that we are now accredited to offer and conduct JRC Type-Specific ECDIS Training. ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Conducted a Leadership and Resource Management Course for Lydiamar

Posted Feb 18, 2016n line with our goal to be the leading and the most valued partner of the maritime industry in providing various courses that will continue to address the specific needs of individual company, COMPASS Training Center conducted another batch of Leadership and Resource Management Course last February 18, 201 ... Read Full Story

COMPASS conducts Pilot Class for Safety Courses

Posted Jan 27, 2016In line with our promised to provide the industry a complete services; We are glad to inform you that Compass Training Center, Inc. has started offering Safety courses last January 5, 2016. ... Read Full Story

COMPASS is now a MARINA Accredited Practical Assessment Center

Posted Jan 26, 2016We are pleased to announce that COMPASS Training Center has received MARINA’s Full Accreditation as Practical Assessment Center (PAC) effective on January 25, 2016 for Operational Level Marine Deck and Marine Engineer Officer. ... Read Full Story

COMPASS is now an accredited Marlins Assessment Center

Posted Jan 01, 2016Great News! COMPASS Training Center now offers another line up of Services through MARLINS and Competency Assessment. ... Read Full Story

The greening of seafarer training

Posted Dec 22, 2015A maritime training facility planted with lettuce and pineapples? It may sound faddish and even wacky. But Filipino-owned  ... Read Full Story

COMPASS is now a MARINA Accredited Training provider for Safety Courses

Posted Dec 01, 2015Great NEWS! We are pleased to announce that COMPASS Training Center is hereby approved by MARINA to conduct the following Safety Courses in accordance with MARINA Circular Nos.2013 -0 ... Read Full Story

Updating Training for Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch and for Officers in Charge of an Engineering Watch

Posted Jul 30, 2015  Greetings from Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center, Inc.! ... Read Full Story

TRANSAS TYpe Specific ECDIS Training Course

Posted Jul 01, 2015  COMPASS has been very clear about their responsibility as a maritime training provider to provide first-class training to the seafarers in order to ensure s ... Read Full Story

MARINA Accredited Practical Assessment Center (PAC) for Operational Level Marine Deck and Marine Engineer Officers

Posted Jun 04, 2015We are pleased to announce that COMPASS Training Center, Inc. is hereby approved by MARINA to be one of the accredited Practical Assessment Center (PAC) for Operational Level Marine Deck and Marine Engineer Officers relative to the issuance of Certificates of Competency (COC) in compliance with STCW Circular 2015-02.   For more details, feel free to contact us at telephone ... Read Full Story

Full Accreditation from MARINA for New and Updating MLC for Deck and Engine Officers

Posted Apr 29, 2014COMPASS strives to give it clients the most innovative range of services available in the market, we are very pleased to inform you that we have received approval from the Maritime Industry Authority to deliver the Management Level Cou ... Read Full Story

Certificate of Course Approval from MARINA for Crowd Management and Crisis Management Training

Posted Mar 11, 2014Certificate of Course Approval has been granted to Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Inc. for having complied with the requirements stipulated under the STCW Convention, as amended to offer Crowd Management Training and Safety Training for Personnel providing direct service to Passengers spaces and Proficiency in Crisis Management and Human Behavior Training, Passenger Saf ... Read Full Story

2010 STCW Manila Amendment Courses

Posted Oct 03, 2013  In reference to MARINA Advisory No. 2013-17, COMPASS Training Center Inc. is very pleased to announce that we have been issued the ... Read Full Story

FULL ACCREDITATION FOR ECDIS

Posted Jul 23, 2013We are pleased to inform you that we have now received the FULL ACCREDITATION from the&n ... Read Full Story

Ship Security Officer Course now aligned with 2010 STCW

Posted Jul 16, 2013COMPASS Training Center Inc. is pleased to inform you that the Ship Security Officer Course (SSO) is already aligned with the requirements of the 2010 STCW Manila Amendments. ... Read Full Story

FULL ACCREDITATION FOR SEAFARERS WITH DESIGNATED SECURITY DUTIES WITH SECURITY AWARENESS

Posted Jul 05, 2013COMPASS Training Center Inc. received the FULL ACCREDITATION from the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to offer and conduct the new Seafarers wi ... Read Full Story

COMPASS now has FURUNO type specific training for models FMD 3200 and FMD 3300

Posted Jun 07, 2013COMPASS Training Center is pleased to announce that the new FURUNO ECDIS type specific training for models FMD 3200 and FMD 3300 already had its pilot class last 16 May 2013. ... Read Full Story

COMPASS – Philippine’s 1st to offer FURUNO Type-Specific ECDIS Training

Posted Jun 03, 2013COMPASS entered into partnership agreement with FURUNO NAVSkills, making them the first maritime training center in the Philippines to offer FURUNO Type-Specific ECDIS.  A 2-day training course that offer familiarization of operation of ECDIS model used onboard. ... Read Full Story

Special Award was given to COMPASS by the Philippine Navy

Posted May 28, 2013Last May 17, 2013, at Naval Station Jose V. Andrada Roxas Boulevard, Manila, COMPASS Training Center Inc., was given a special award by the Philippine Fleet.  ... Read Full Story

Another special award was given to COMPASS Training Center Inc. by the Philippine Navy

Posted Apr 20, 2013            COMPASS Training Center Inc., was given a special award of the Philippine Fleet by the Philippine Navy last 16 April 2013 held at Head ... Read Full Story

COMPASS hosts Medicine Chest A Supplementary Training (Danish MECA)

Posted Jan 17, 2013The Danish MECA is a five (5) whole day course conducted only by authorized medical practitioners from the DMA. Included in the MECA syllabus are first aid, malaria prevention and treatment, teeth examination and treatment, medicine handling, intravenous needle and drip, and dealing with mental crises and illness. Under the Danish Law, MECA is a mandatory training requi ... Read Full Story

COMPASS once again facilitated the training on Shiphandling and Maneuvering for the Philippine Navy

Posted Nov 21, 2012Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center Inc. (COMPASS) once again facilitated the training on Shiphandling and Maneuvering  for the officers of the Philippine Fleet of our very own Philippine Navy. The scope of training is specifically designed for the requirement of Philippine Navy in line with ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center Inc.is continuously offering quality training for MLC Deck and Engine

Posted Nov 09, 2012COMPASS Training Center Inc is continuously offering quality training for MANAGEMENT LEVEL COURSE BOTH FOR MARINE DECK OFFICERS AND MARINE ENGINEER OFFICERS ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Receives Award from the Philippine NAVY

Posted May 19, 2012Last April 24, 2012, COMPASS Training Center Inc., was invited by the Philippine Navy to join in the celebration of the 74th Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Fleet held at the Naval Air Group Hangar in angley Point, Cavite City. The event was highlighted by awarding of outstanding Fleet Personnel, the launching of the Fleet Training Center's newly installed Bridge Simulator and the first ... Read Full Story

Another First - COMPASS is now the First Training Center to Offer FURUNO Type Specific ECDIS Trainin

Posted Apr 30, 2012On modern ships the ECDIS systems have become undoubtedly an essential part of Maritime Industry in terms of Safety and Security on board, and it is therefore necessary to have a Marine Deck Officer who is totally proficient. This ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Does it Again - SIRE and Tanker Vetting Seminar

Posted Apr 14, 2012Compass Training Center has, once again, raised the notch of awareness and competence for some of the country’s ship superintendents, masters and fleet officers relating to the OCIMF Ship Inspection Reports (SIRE) Programme and oil company tanker vetting systems.  The new course, as pioneered by ... Read Full Story

COMPASS launches SIRE and Tanker Vetting Seminar

Posted Dec 08, 2011COMPASS continues to make way in the intensely competitive Philippine maritime education and training.  The training institution, the first in Southeast Asia to earn accreditation from the global tanker group INTERTANKO as provider of Tanker Officers’ Training Standard (TOTS), has again upstaged ... Read Full Story

COMPASS NOW OFFERS THE REVISED MANAGEMENT LEVEL COURSE FOR MARINE DECK OFFICERS

Posted Nov 03, 2011COMPASS Training Center Inc. recently received its accreditation from the Philippine Maritime Training Center (MTC) for its MANAGEMENT LEVEL COURSE FOR MARINE DECK OFFICERS (MLC-DECK OFFICERS). The new course is an addition to the growing list of industry accredited training courses being offered by COMPASS Traini ... Read Full Story

COMPASS TRAINING CENTER HOSTED THE FIRST EVER DANISH MECA COURSE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Posted Oct 12, 2011COMPASS Training Center, Inc. has recently hosted the first ever conduct of the Danish Medical Care in the Philippines.  After a month long preparation and acquisition of required equipment needed for this special course, the pilot class commenced last August 29, ... Read Full Story

COMPASS TRAINING CENTER CONDUCTED A 2-DAY FREE TRAINING FOR THE EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE PHILIPPINE

Posted Sep 01, 2011Selected key personnel of the Philippine Fleet, led by Commander Hilarion D. Cesista, (Director, DEP VI), were sent to COMPASS Training Center, Inc. by the Philippine Navy for a 2-day special training on simulator familiarization courses which was held last week, August 25 and 26, 20 ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center, Inc. is now an accredited Assessment Center under Chapters V and VI of the

Posted May 13, 2011Effective 16 May 2011, the full decentralization of assessment competence is now fully delegated to the accredited MET Training Providers as stated in the Memorandum Circular No. 07 and 08, series of 2011. ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center Inc. launches the pilot run of Train the Shipboard Trainer

Posted Apr 20, 2011One of the services that COMPASS Training Center Inc. offers to its clientele is customization of company specific training programs.  In this manner they would be able to attend the particular need of their trainees, as well as helping them to be ... Read Full Story

Philippine Coast Guard recognizes the advocacy of COMPASS Training Center

Posted Mar 26, 2011Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center Inc (COMPASS) was awarded by the Philippine Coast Guard a certificate of recognition for their invaluable support and assistance extended to the Coast Guard for accommodating their personnel i ... Read Full Story

TEAM ENERGY PROJECTS

Posted Mar 11, 2011COMPASS Training Center Inc. and TeaM Energy Phils., a private business entity that generates and supplies reliable and affordable energy in Luzon, have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement last February 11, 2011. ... Read Full Story

Walk-In Promo

Posted Mar 09, 2011In line with the company advocacy of providing quality trainings at affordable price, COMPASS launched a new Walk-In Promo for all walk-in seafarers and cash basis starting on March 14 - June 30, 2011. Enroll now and avail GREAT DI ... Read Full Story

SHIPHANDLING PILOT CLASS

Posted Feb 25, 2011Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center Inc. (COMPASS) opens the year 2011 with new industry-specific training courses for our seafarers.  In line with this, COMPASS launched the first SHIPHANDLING & MANEUVERING ... Read Full Story

Compass now Offers Group of Courses Packages

Posted Jan 24, 2011Compass is now offering the following Group of Courses Packages starting January 24, 2011- March 25, 2011. Promo Packages: ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center Expands Course Offerings for 2011

Posted Jan 22, 2011Consistent to its mission of proving quality training programs to the maritime industry, Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center Inc (COMPASS) opens the year 2011 with the introduction of a new batch of industry-specific training courses which will be av ... Read Full Story

COMPASS becomes first INTERTANKO –TOTS Certified Training Centre in Philippines

Posted Nov 10, 2010Manila, Philippines (September 17, 2010)  – COMPASS, a leading and valued partner of the maritime industry, is the first training centre in the Philippines to PASS the strict CERTIFICATION PROCESS of Det Norske Veritas (DNV) for the INTERTANKO – TANKER OFFICER’S TR ... Read Full Story

TOP SHIPPING & CREWING COMPANIES SEND TRAINEES TO COMPASS CARGO SIMULATION HANDLING COURSES

Posted Nov 10, 2010For the last three weeks from July 27 to August 14, 2010,  Philippine’s top crewing & maritime services companies have been sending their trainee participants to undergo an intensive five (5) day Cargo Handling Simu ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Does It Again! Now the 1st Ever DNV-Certified INTERTANKO – TOTS Training Center in Asia-Paci

Posted Nov 10, 2010After the successful DNV audit for TOTS Simulator Training Program.  Capt. Sanjeev Soni (4th from Left) of DNV-Singapore ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Center and Stolt Nielsen Philippines conducts Passage Planning with Chart and Publi

Posted Aug 03, 2010After less than a month when Stolt Nielsen had been informed of existence and establishment of COMPASS Training Center, Inc. they immediately conducted an on-site audit of the training centre, its facilities, human resource and management system.No less than its' esteemed training and recruitment manager, Capt. Cristito P. Hortaleza, was present during the audit which lasted ha ... Read Full Story

2010 Year of the Seafarer

Posted Jun 15, 2010Competent Maritime Professionals and Sea Staff Training Center (COMPASS) Inc. support and will join the 2010 Year of the Seafarer Forum Manila - 26 June 2010 at the Philippine Internation Convention Center (PI ... Read Full Story

COMPASS Training Centre Inc. ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Posted May 20, 2010Last February 11, 2010 classification society and risk management firm Det Norske Veritas (DNV) had conducted and awarded quality management system certification to COMPASS Training Centre Inc. . . more ... Read Full Story