Professional Training

Designated Person Ashore

London Maritime Academy, In London (+5 locations)
Length
4 days
Price
3,908 - 4,480 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
5 August, 2024 (+14 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
Length
4 days
Price
3,908 - 4,480 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
5 August, 2024 (+14 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
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Course description

The ISM Code requires the appointment of a Designated Person Ashore (DPA) to ensure the effective implementation of the Safety Management System. Furthermore, the DPA is responsible in supervising and verifying that all safety, security and environmental requirements are met in all aspects of onboard operations.

This course is an answer to the ISM Code requirement that every company must appoint a DPA with sufficient training to assume the necessary duties. In this course, participants will be able to obtain the required knowledge and understanding in taking such post and effectively implement, review and enhance the company’s Safety Management System in accordance with the ISM Code.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 14 start dates

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Athens

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Hamburg

2 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

2 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

9 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

9 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Rotterdam

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Athens

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Hamburg

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Rotterdam

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Athens

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Hamburg

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Recognize industry standards on the implementation and maintenance of the Safety Management System.
  • Comply with the Guidance on the qualification, training and experience necessary for undertaking the role of the DPA under the provisions of the ISM Code

Training Course Content

 

Introduction

The Designated Person Ashore

  • The Role of the DPA
  • DPA Responsibilities, Authority, and Accountability
  • Qualification, Training, and Experience Requirements
  • Current DPA Challenges

Maritime Management Systems

  • Applicable Management Systems in Shipping
  • Interrelation Between Standards
  • Functions of Company’s Organization
  • Integrated Management Systems

 Principles of Management Systems

  • Planning-Doing-Checking-Acting
  • Risk Management
  • Verifications and Improvements

 

 

 

DPA on ISM Code

  • Overview: ISM Code
  • Requirements of ISM Code
  • Factors to consider in the SMS
  • DPA responsibilities on SMS Implementation and Maintenance

Industry Regulation and Standards

  • Maritime Legislations
  • Laws, Regulations and Standards
  • Identification and Implementation

 

 

 

Assessing SMS Performance

  • ISM Requirements for Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Incident Investigation

Safety Management System

  • SMS Onboard
  • SMS: Shipboard and Shore Based
  • Implementing SMS
  • SMS Reviews

 

 

 

Operations of Shipping Company

  • Shipping Company Structure
  • ISM: Shipping Company
  • The Human Element

 Auditing

  • The Auditing Process
  • Internal Auditor Qualifications
  • Use of Audit Findings

Effective Communication

  • Communication Process
  • Communication Barriers
  • Communication Techniques
  • Communication Planning

 

 

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London Maritime Academy
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