This tailor made course is a result of an arrangement between Transport Malta as a client and MCAST Maritime Institute as training provider, to prepare the participants to supervise and coordinate port workers on board and in the terminals, whilst abiding by the relevant policies and procedures, taking into consideration health, safety, quality and the environment.
The course is of 30 Hours spread over 9 days
This course covers health and safety in port work, risk assessment, leadership and group dynamics and also Planning Co-ordination and control of port work.
Learning Outcome 1: Perform all tasks in a safe and efficient manner
Health and Safety in Port Work
Learning Outcome 2: Communicate clearly with all team members and ship’s crew to avoid misunderstandings or accidents
Leadership and Group Dynamics – A series of themes on leadership and group dynamics will be discussed.
To enhance the importance of such themes, a series of practical activities will be prepared. These activities may include puzzles or other forms of games, thus preparing the prospective managers to better understand the true values of being in command.
Planning Co-ordination and Control of Port Work
Learning Outcome 3: Assess all risks to eliminate or minimize their affects
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
NOTE: The eligibility letter by Transport Malta is only issued to interested applicants when there are vacancies in the Foremen complement within port terminals.
An MCAST certificate will be awarded to those students who have attended 80% and more of the lectures and passed the examinations
Written or oral exam at the end of the course
Course notes are included in the course fee