This training covers a broad range of topics: complexity and diversity of the marine environment, marine ecology, impact of shipping on the environment, environmental impacts of shipboard waste, discharges and spills, environmental regulations, environmental compliance plans, environmental management systems, sustainable shipping, and the role of the human element in pollution prevention.
The course is based on the IMO model course 1.38 and meets the requirements of STCW Chapter VI. Course participants who complete the course and send in an application with his or her training certificate will receive a special qualification (SQ) certificate in Basic Environmental Awareness from the Liberian Registry. Seafarers will receive an SQ sticker to put in their Seafarer’s Identification & Record Books. Shoreside personnel and cruise ship crew will be issued an SQ card.
- All seafaring and port industry personnel.
- All office personnel engaged in the maritime industry.
- All port and waterfront communities who want to reduce human impacts on our waterways and oceans.
- Anyone interested in protecting the marine environment.