Human Element and Leadership Management (Operational) Level

£350 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ HELM (Operational)
Training School:
LJMU Maritime Centre
Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom
3 days


Candidates following an MNTB/MCA approved programme are eligible to undertake this course after their first seagoing phase. Candidates following the experienced seafarer route to MCA certification shall meet the minimum seagoing service requirements for the issue of a first CoC.


Formative assessment of practical skills combined with a short question answer assessment at the end of course to gauge the underpinning knowledge and competencies gained throughout the course


Theory session complemented by scenario based practical exercises to enhance learning.


MCA as per the STCW Code section A-II/1 (officer in charge of a navigational watch) section A-III/1 (officer on charge of an engineering watch) section A-III/6 (electro-technical officer).

Course Description

This three day course aims to raise awareness and understanding of the key human factors affecting seafarer’s behaviour whilst working on ships. This is achieved by teaching candidates the basic resource management, leadership and team working skills at operational level so that they can apply these ‘soft skills’ to operate at their levels.

The course is designed in line with the STCW Code Tables A-II/1, A-III/1 and A-III/6 and is a pre-requisite for operation level CoCs (OOW deck/engine and ETOs) and therefore must be undertaken before a CoC can be issued.

Upon successful completion of the course, all candidates are issued with STCW HELM Operational course certificate required for Certificate of Competency (CoC) operational level examinations for both deck and engineer officers.

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LJMU Maritime Centre

3 Vanguard Way
Campbeltown Road
CH41 9HX
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01512315090
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